[texhax] Can this be done using only LaTeX?

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Thu Dec 2 11:06:33 CET 2010

Vafa Khalighi wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 8:49 PM, Michael Barr <barr at math.mcgill.ca> wrote:
>> If you look on p.157 of the paper:
>> http://www.tac.mta.ca/tac/volumes/24/7/24-07.pdf
>> you will see a picture that was created using, I believe, an eps inclusion.
>>  The result is that, unlike nearly all papers in the journal, it is posted
>> only in pdf format (the rest are in dvi, ps, and pdf).  There are a number
>> of other diagrams that look complicated but all of them are possible using
>> xy-pic.
> xy-pic is old-fashioned and its output is poor in comparison to the output
> that you get from tikz or pstricks which give you vector graphics. You can
> do all of these entirely in LaTeX using pstricks or tikz.

Depends on what you are doing with xypic and which options it is loaded 



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