Frequently Asked Question List for TeX


Drawing with TeX

There are many packages to do pictures in (La)TeX itself (rather than importing graphics created externally), ranging from simple use of LaTeX picture environment, through enhancements like eepic, to sophisticated (but slow) drawing with PicTeX. Depending on your type of drawing, and setup, here are a few systems you may consider:

In addition, there are several means of generating code for your graphics application (asymptote, gnuplot and MetaPost, at least) in-line in your document, and then have them processed in a command spawned from your (La)TeX run. For details, see question.

FAQ ID: Q-drawing