[OS X TeX] LaTeX Books
Schremmer.Alain at verizon.net
Fri Jun 24 17:29:58 CEST 2005
Paulo Ferreira wrote:
>> Paulo Ferreira wrote:
>>> BUT, there is a box called "The LaTeX Companions, Revised Set" that has
>>> both books plus "The LaTeX Graphics Companion" and "The Latex Web
>>> in a total of four LaTeX books.
>> I have "both books" and I do all my graphics in Intaglio, save them
>> as pdf and "include" them. Am I missing something and should I buy
>> "The LaTeX Graphics Companion"?
>> Thanks and regards
> Perhaps not.
> It depends on what kind of graphics you do, and if there is already a
> of doing that kind of graphics.
> "The LaTeX Graphics Companion" is focused im "making graphics" using
> Tex and Postscript.
> You can see the table of contents at:
I did and I think that you are right but perhaps not for the reason you
might have thought of. /My/ reason is that XYPIC, PSTricks, and METAPOST
put the fear of the gods into me. Maybe, one day I will though. But, if
you would, could you point me toward an explanation of the pro and con
of doing graphics "within" LaTeX. The only drawback I can see to doing
graphic "without" and using "include" as I am doing is having figures in
dozens of separate pdf files which might complicate downloads. On the
other hand, if there were a converter from one of Intaglio's output
formats to LaTeX, /that/ would be /very/ nice to use at the end.
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