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I am new to TeX. I want to draw a figure with many tRNA secondary structure Which packages to use to draw the tRNA itself? Are there any guides or tutorials?

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Welcome to TeX.SX. Questions about how to draw specific graphics that just post an image of the desired result are really not reasonable questions to ask on the site. Please post a minimal compilable document showing that you've tried to produce the image and then people will be happy to help you with any specific problems you may have. See minimal working example (MWE) for what needs to go into such a document. –  Martin Schröder Mar 7 '14 at 13:04
Fair enough. Sorry. –  Martin Schröder Mar 7 '14 at 13:36
If you want to draw things interactively: Inkscape, Dia, Omnigraffle, Adobe Illustrator, etc. Or you can use the more TeX-like mark-up languages, like Metapost, TikZ, PSTricks. The trade off is usually between time to learn the tool and quality of output. (But this is a long discussion...) –  Thruston Mar 7 '14 at 19:48
You might ask this guy how he drew his diagram. –  Thruston Mar 7 '14 at 19:51
But there seem to be many specialist tools out there, for example, which could output to formats you could include in TeX. –  Thruston Mar 7 '14 at 19:58

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