[OS X TeX] Replacements for xfig?

Robert Love rblove at airmail.net
Wed Nov 24 18:52:06 EST 2004

On Nov 24, 2004, at 3:11 PM, Adam Maxwell wrote:

> On Wednesday, November 24, 2004, at 11:50AM, Chris Goedde 
> <cgoedde at condor.depaul.edu> wrote:
>> Thanks for the suggestions, all.
>> I think I'm sold on Omnigraffle, although if people have other
>> suggestions, I'm still interested. The people doing jfig have done too
>> good a job at recreating the xfig interface, which I want to get away
>> from.
> I haven't seen a recommendation for Create (non-free, but you can get 
> an academic discount) from Stone Design, but I prefer it to 
> OmniGraffle for drawing and annotating

I have both Omnigraffle and Create.  4 out of 5 times I reach for 
Create when doing illustrations.  Omnigraffle is OK for boxes or where 
stencils work.  Create seems to offer more freedom.  I also can attest 
to Stone's rapid response to problems or suggestions.

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