[OS X TeX] Animated Graphs

Peter Pagin peter.pagin at philosophy.su.se
Fri Jul 29 15:36:05 CEST 2005


A LaTeX using colleague of mine recently demonstrated animated graphs he 
had designed with Xfig.

Best,
Peter

Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 29 juil. 05 à 15:10, Herbert Schulz a écrit :
>
>> Now that Gary Gray has gotten me excited about using Keynote 2 with  
>> LaTeXiT (and the LinkBack Plugin) I'm starting to think about  
>> putting together a talk about relativity for my astronomy club.  Yes, 
>> I'll addd a few equations (hey, it has to be relevant to TeX!)  but 
>> I'd like to back up the equations with some animated graphs  (i.e., 
>> ones that start out with an empty piece of graph paper and  then 
>> slowly fill in the function) since that would help visualize  what 
>> the equation is telling the audience. Does anyone know of a  nice way 
>> to produce animated graphs? Preferably freeware!
>
>
> Once I used a slightly different effect in Keynote 1: showing a  
> scatter plot of experimental data points, and then adding on top of  
> it a theoretical curve (or fit, for that matter).
>
> This was done simply by using transitions in Keynote itself: having  
> the two plots (scatter plot, without and with the theoretical curve)  
> in two slides at exactly the same position, and using the Dissolve  
> transition between the slides.
>
> I haven't used Keynote 2 much since getting it, but with its added  
> functionalities I imagine things could be even simpler: setting maybe  
> a transition for the plot object itself, without needing to use 2  
> different slides.
>
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