[OS X TeX] Replacements for xfig?
Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Wed Nov 24 20:17:13 EST 2004
On Nov 25, 2004, at 00:52, Robert Love wrote:
> 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
>>> good a job at recreating the xfig interface, which I want to get away
>> 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.
I use the same combo. I can support the above statement, but I might be
considered biased as I know the Stones personally ;-)
I have used metapost in the past for some math work. I would like to
use Mathematica sometimes for math images, but that only happens 2
times/year maybe andn then it becomes too expensive.
Hey, I used to have Mathematica on my NeXT (hardly ever used it). Maybe
Wolfram can send me a free upgrade, and I'll see to it that the
integration with my TeX distribution works ;-)
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