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Drawing possible in LaTeX?

  1. Feb 7, 2015 #1


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    Since LaTeX is very powerful, I'm curious whether its possible to do things like the below samples in it. Is it?
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  3. Feb 8, 2015 #2
    LaTeX has some basic drawing instrucion set, see for instance http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Picture , but I wouldn't recommended it. One has to keep track of all coordinates (points, line, arrows).
    Usually I use some vector graphic software which allows LaTeX expressions in its text box because you have a better and much easier control of the picture, I recommend Xfig or Inkscape. I don't know whether CorelDraw has some LaTeX plugin.
  4. Feb 24, 2015 #3


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    The Tikz package could do this.
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