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Is there an online tool that generates the corresponding LaTeX code of a diagram which can be drawn using a graphical interface? A tool such as latexdraw but only using a web browser (like Detexify)?

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If tikz code counts as "latex code", you can use inkscape to draw svg, and there exists a plugin which saves it as tikz code. For the web browser requisite, you can use svg-edit.googlecode.com/svn/branches/2.5.1/editor/… as editor, but still require inkscape to convert the svg to tikz. –  JLDiaz Nov 30 '12 at 10:05

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The GeoGebra online tool, which can also be installed and run locally, comes to mind. It let's you do geometric drawings: define points, intersections, ellipses given the two foci and a point, etc... It will generate TikZ code for you.

For example, create an ellipse within your browser geogebra online

This can be exported to TikZ (will generate a standalone document), which renders to geogebra tikz

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Note that tikz code exported by GeoGebra is not of highest quality... –  mbork Dec 10 '12 at 8:14

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