Re: [NTG-context] Metapost label - Truncating digits after decimal point

On Sat, 28 Nov 2009, Curiouslearn wrote: Hi, Is it possible to truncate the digits after decimal point in Metapost when using textext()? Please see the minimal example below which produces 1.84375. Can I just keep the first digit and have it produce 1.8 ? Thanks. If you are using mkiv, you

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost label - Truncating digits after decimal point

Thanks for this solution. Sounds small and clean. I need to learn Lua I guess. On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 5:34 AM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Sat, 28 Nov 2009, Curiouslearn wrote: Hi, Is it possible to truncate the digits after decimal point in Metapost when using textext()?

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost label - Truncating digits after decimal point

Curiouslearn wrote: Hi, Is it possible to truncate the digits after decimal point in Metapost when using textext()? Please see the minimal example below which produces 1.84375. Can I just keep the first digit and have it produce 1.8 ? Here is a helper macro for you: def trunc_digits(expr n,

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost label - Truncating digits after decimal point

Thanks so much, Taco. I will try out the code below. Good to know that Metapost has functions such as substring. On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 3:32 AM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: Curiouslearn wrote: Hi, Is it possible to truncate the digits after decimal point in Metapost when

[NTG-context] Metapost label - Truncating digits after decimal point

Hi, Is it possible to truncate the digits after decimal point in Metapost when using textext()? Please see the minimal example below which produces 1.84375. Can I just keep the first digit and have it produce 1.8 ? Thanks. \setuppapersize[letter][letter] \setupcolors[state=start] \starttext