How to make winedt recognise metapost
2006-08-03 22:50:50 GMT
I installed WinEdt5 containing Miktex 2.4 in a computer. Almost everything went well, except that:
When I pressed mp foo.mp it created an empty foo.1, so I could not
proceed in getting the figure.
The log report said: Emergency stop
Endfig -> scantokens.extra_endfig: shipit:
I am not used to the options provided by WinEdt team and I could not see
from the Wizard how to proceed.
I had a similar problem in a different computer and I succeeded to overcome it
by doing two things:
In some configuration file, whose name I do not remember, I added
"assign" to GS version 8.11 (because that filed called assign GS to an earlier
After that I pressed some kind of update taken from somewhere in the Wizard.
I do not know why that worked, but it did. Can you advise and tell me the name of the metapost file in which "assign" to GS is stated?
Can you tell me which "update" forces winedt to recognize meatpost?
Let me add that in the computer that works, I can only process the metapost
file via the path: mp to foo.ps -> TeX using epsf -> dvi to ps -> dvi to pdf.
Using Tex to pdf directly, or dvi 2 pdf does not work. Obviously something is wrong in my
I am using Ghostscript gs8.11 in C:\gs and Ghost view in
c:\Ghostgum\gsview\gvwgs32.exe, version 4.5.
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