[texhax] Source of TikZ manual
Axel E. Retif
axel.retif at mac.com
Wed Dec 16 12:06:31 CET 2009
On 16 Dec, 2009, at 01:51, Steven Woody wrote:
> I am reading the TikZ manual in PDF format. I feel the format and graphics in the document is so much beautiful so I desire to check out its latex source. Is it public accessible and how can I get it?
If you're using TeXLive 2009, it's here:
The chapters are in the subdirectory ``text-en''.
As for your previous question,
> Beside of creating graphics for latex documents, can I also use TikZ to create standalone graphics in other format, e.g, eps, so that I can use the graphics in documents with other formats?
Yes to both ---see the chapter ``Externalization Library'', where it says ``The purpose of this library is to provide a way to export any TikZ-picture to separate pdf (or eps) images...''.
There is a very helpful pgf/TikZ mailing list:
See the archives ---a question like yours has just been answered there.
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