# [OS X TeX] Adding text, etc. to figures... why don't we just do it like this...

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 10:10:30 EST 2009

On Feb 21, 2009, at 8:57 AM, Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD wrote:

> I used to be a big fan of psfrag before pdtex. pdftricks, etc.,
> isn't quite as convenient (I might have the names wrong). I had to
> get something done quickly the other day and put $k_1$ on a figure,
> and simply did the following.
>
> \includegraphics[]{fig.jpg}\hspace*{-2.4in}\raisebox{1.2in}{$k_1$}
>
> Am I missing something, or why are some of the other tools
> necessary? Is this just not robust enough?

I do this kind of things and it seems robust enough, at least for me.
This is one of these rare cases where the end does seem to justify
the means.

Regards
--schremmer