[OS X TeX] Re: graphics with xelatex

Alain Matthes alain.matthes at mac.com
Sat Jul 7 23:05:32 CEST 2007

Le 4 juil. 07 à 11:14, Luis Sequeira a écrit :

>>> I understand that pstricks is not for everyone. But if you do  
>>> mathematical drawings, it's much better to do them using  
>>> coordinates, and to be able to precisely describe
> and obtain exactly what you intended.
> And that is much easier (and elegant) to achieve with pstricks than  
> with any other system I've come across.
> The situation would probably be different if I were trying to do  
> some freestyle drawing, of course.
> You can draw circles, ellipses, polygons, graphs, you can fill,  
> rotate, scale, connect nodes, etc., all with a consistent LaTeX  
> syntax, and using Cartesian or polar coordinates - in combination,  
> if necessary.
> It's much easier to reuse and adapt your drawings, etc. You can  
> create \newcommand's to draw specific elements and then place them  
> in precise positions. The possibilities are endless.


Why pstricks, it's more simple to use pdflatex and Tikz !

You can use Tikz and my package tkz-berge.sty


The documentation is in french but with many examples.


A new version with the new version of Tikz 1.18 arrives...


Alain Matthes
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