[OS X TeX] PDF from LaTeX and Adobe Illustrator

Aaron Jackson jackson at msrce.howard.edu
Thu Jun 30 18:10:03 CEST 2005

On Jun 30, 2005, at 11:40 AM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>> Wow, that seems like a lot of work!  I don't mean to turn this into a 
>> "my work flow is better than yours" discussion and this is floating 
>> of topic, but it seems that gnuplot can do everything you need and 
>> the output is a combination of LaTeX and eps...
> No problem. We are always looking for alternatives. Of course, I 
> suspect you can't do figures like this:
> <http://www.esm.psu.edu/faculty/gray/book/RV-with-ramp.pdf>
> or this:
> <http://www.esm.psu.edu/faculty/gray/book/two-balls-two-strings.pdf>
> in gnuplot. ;-)

I see that I am not thinking globally enough.  Of course, gnuplot is 
designed to plot functions and sets of data points.  I suppose one 
could coerce gnuplot to produce similar output as shown in the above 
examples, but that would be way too much work.  However, gnuplot is a 
great tool for the trajectory example shown on 


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