[Mac OS X TeX] Xfig or like tool

Frank STENGEL fstengel at wanadoo.net.ma
Fri Dec 7 12:52:51 EST 2001

le 7/12/01 15:24, Jack Skoda à jskoda at ellacoya.com a écrit :

> Hello MacOS X TeX listers:
> Brief intro time.  My name is Jack Skoda and I use LaTeX.  I've been hooked
> on TeX and LaTeX since the late 80s.  One of my math professors clued me in
> and I've used LaTeX for my writing needs ever since, even while finishing
> a liberal arts writing degree.  Now I'm on to a MA in history of science
> and technology and I'm wicked happy to using teTeX on my Mac!
> What do people use for xfig on the mac?  I'm downloading the Fink
> package now but I don't want/need the whole distribution.  I'm just
> looking for something to do illustrations in my thesis...

There is a java implementation of xfig called jfig that somehow works. You
can find it there


The main problem is that when I tried it I had to use a browser (was it IE?)
that implemented its own java VM. The the MRJ engine does not seem to be
able to make it work. Alas...

Frank STENGEL (fstengel at nordnet.fr)
              (fstengel at wanadoo.net.ma)

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