[OS X TeX] Adding text, etc. to figures... why don't we just do it like this...

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Sat Feb 21 20:23:28 CET 2009

On Feb 21, 2009, at 11:09 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Feb 21, 2009, at 12:49 PM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
>> I prefer to label as much as I can in the originating program  
>> (typically DataTank and DataGraph), since I typically have to  
>> regenerate figures a couple of times while writing a paper.  For  
>> labeling photos or other graphics, I use Create (poor man's  
>> Illustrator :) for the reasons Gary mentioned.
> I've used Create ever since Gerben recommended it several years ago.  
> Really nice program and I've had no problems with simply including  
> text/maths generated by LaTeXiT directly into the figure. A really  
> nice program with lifetime updates and responsive authors.

I completely agree; I've been using it for 6 years, and haven't  
bothered to install Illustrator even though it's available at work.  I  
do recommend the pref for "Use old style Info" in Create, though...the  
default is a bit odd.

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