[texhax] graphics question

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed May 23 13:27:26 CEST 2007

On May 22, 2007, at 10:45 PM, Diego L. Guarín wrote:

> I have a question related to the treatment of the graphics in  
> latex, in the
> WYSIWYG programs (word, open-office, etc..) u can put an image in  
> the work
> space, send it to the
> background and then write over the image, to be more explicit i send a
> picture showing that i mean.
> As far as i know in latex when u put a picture using
> \begin{figure}
>  % Requires \usepackage{graphicx}
>  \includegraphics[width=10cm]{image}\\
>  \caption{image}\label{this is a picture of u}
> \end{figure}
> latex separate a space that can only be occupied by the file name  
> image, so
> it´s impossible to write over the image, i´d have to modify the  
> picture in
> GIMP or some other program.
> Or it´s possible to do the same i show in the attacked picture in  
> latex?????
> thx a lot for ur time, o really hope that all u people understand  
> what i
> mean.

There're some interesting alternatives for this such as psfrag or  
WarmReader/Illustrator Marked Objects plug-in also xy-pic and overpic  
I believe.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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