[OS X TeX] Drawing parametric curves for Beamer
Tim Brophy
timbrophy at mac.com
Tue Oct 18 00:19:42 CEST 2016
Thanks everybody.
As a temporary solution I have simply exported the graphic as a pdf file and included it in beamer.
I downloaded gnuplot and put it in my Applications folder. This may not be the correct thing to do. I got it from Sourceforge and don’t know if it is even the correct version for the Mac.
> On 17 Oct 2016, at 22:24, Michael Sharpe <msharpe at ucsd.edu> wrote:
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>> On Oct 17, 2016, at 2:01 PM, Tim Brophy <timbrophy at mac.com> wrote:
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>> {6.123233995736766E-17*(t+0.0)+t**(3.0)+4.0,t+0.0-6.123233995736766E-17*(t**(3.0)+4.0)-0.0}
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> I don't believe gnuplot is really needed, and you received that warning because of the overly complex way your parametric function was specified. Instead of the above, try
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> {t^3+4,t}
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> so that that Tikz doesn't think that non-integer powers are called for.
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> Michael
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