[OS X TeX] Animated Graphs

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Sat Jul 30 16:15:12 CEST 2005


Go to Equation > Create Animation ... and you can generate a  
QuickTime movie from an animated plot. I honestly haven't played with  
it much, but I do know that this does give you a movie if you have  
the right kind of plot.

-- Gary


On Jul 30, 2005, at 7:52 AM, Jung-Tsung Shen wrote:

> Gary, I looked around all over the options in Grapher, especially the
> "export ...", but couldn't see any "export to QuickTime" option?
>
> JT
>
> On 7/29/05, Gary L. Gray <gray at engr.psu.edu> wrote:
>
>>
>> On Jul 29, 2005, at 9:10 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>>
>>
>>> 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!
>>>
>>
>> Can't you use Grapher, which ships with 10.4 (assuming you are
>> running Tiger)? It does some really cool stuff with plots. You can
>> export animations as QuickTime movies.
>>
>> -- Gary
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