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Direc­tory tex-archive/graphics/metapost/contrib/macros/txp

In the file DOCUMENT.ps you will find a detailed description with
all the details of the construction of TXP. Also you will find
a general explanation about the way to use it and the small AWK
routine: gentyp.awk, and a few examples with the last one included
in this distribution under the name "example.mp" that covers all
the major items and show how to use it.

One point not really explained clearly is the way to use Computer
Modern fonts, the standard fonts used by TeX, corresponding to
The only thing to do when using these fonts is to change the limits of
the loop in "txp.mp" where it is written: "for j=15 upto 243:", 
to  "for j = 1 upto 127:". This is due to the fact that Computer
Modern are fonts of the type "7", so limited to seven bits. 
Also it must be said that for using the routine gentyp.awk with this
kind of fonts, it must be modified, but once the file "fcmr10" has
been obtained (and it is in the distribution) there is no reason to
use gentyp.awk with this font .


Name Notes


Name Size Date Notes
DOCUMENT.pdf 137989 2005-12-14 01:00
README.txt 1002 2000-09-12 01:00
ex­am­ple.mp 1841 2000-09-12 01:00
ex­am­ple.ps 44982 2000-09-12 01:00
gen­typ.awk 233 2000-09-14 01:00
txp.mp 870 2000-09-12 01:00

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txp – Draw text along a path

The txp pack­age pro­vides a gen­eral-pur­pose macro to draw abi­trary text along a given path.

Pack­age De­tailstxp
Li­censeFree li­cense not oth­er­wise listed, or more than one free li­cense ap­plies
Main­tainerSan­ti­ago Mue­las
Topics text within graph­ics (drawn or over­laid)
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