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How should I draw a simple plot?

  1. May 2, 2012 #1


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    Let's say there is a need to recreate a primitive plot like
    http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/6001/graz.png [Broken]

    Surely I can Photoshop it, I can even generate it using Mathcad or such, but pictures look awkward when imported into documents...
    I dare to say I want them scalable and pretty. Would "Microsoft Visio 2010" be decent for this? Other suggestions? What Google query should I use to get some examples?
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  3. May 2, 2012 #2


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    You probably want some sort of Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG) image. Inkscape, Dia, and LibreOffice Draw are free programs that will do this; if you have Visio that should work.
  4. May 2, 2012 #3


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