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GUI for PGF/TikZ [duplicate]

I am looking for a GUI (Graphical User Interface) for PGf/TikZ, where I should be able to draw the diagrams by hand or generate a graph of a function, and the LateX code should be generated.
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Draw Circuit For LaTeX Documents: GUI [duplicate]

Currently, I use Circuitikz to draw my circuits for my LaTeX documents. My issue is, it really takes a while to draw them and a GUI which would allow me to drag and drop the components would really ...
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Is there a program that converts a drawing to latex? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What GUI applications are there to assist in generating graphics for TeX? Is there an analogue of detexify for, say, pictures of curves intersecting? E.g., something ...
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Software to draw block diagrams in a GUI and then translate them into LaTeX code? [duplicate]

Is there a piece of software to draw block diagrams in a graphical user interface, diagrams that can then be translated to LaTeX code?
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What You See is What You Get (WYSIWYG) for PGF/TikZ?

Are there any WYSIWYG editors for PGF/TikZ? Perhaps something similar to LyX but for PGF/TikZ? If there is no WYSIWYG editor for this tandem, is there one perhaps that allows the user to easily ...
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6answers
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Why draw diagrams using LaTeX when there are open source tools like OpenOffice?

I was looking at recent questions here and was surprized that people were drawing diagrams in LaTeX, when it can be done in SmartDraw, OpenOffice or other programs. Is there any benefit to using LaTeX ...
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Better way to calculate coordinates in Tikz?

I am great fan of pgf and tikz in general to produce great looking figures. But I don't like the amount of time I have to put in to draw a complicated picture, because I have to provide all the ...
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List of TikZ Editor

After mentioning TikZ in academia, I tried to have a look here for recommended editors for TikZ. I found no list, and thus here's the question: What TikZ editors/front-ends do you know? What can you ...
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Best Drawing software for engineering/scientific illustrations with LaTeX?

I will be writing my Master's thesis in Aeronautical Engineering and was wondering about the following: I will have lots of illustrations such as parts of aircraft, mechanical components, ...
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How to draw graphs

Maybe this question should not be here, but for me it seems the only way to get the answer! My questions are: Which program a mathematician can use to write a paper in mathematics which contains a ...
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Best option to create vector graphics with LaTeX labels

I would like to create some vector graphics for my LaTeX documents. The graphics would often contain mathematical expressions that would should be typeset using LaTeX. As far as I know, my best ...
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Drawing Flow Chart with LaTeX

TikZ can draw flow chart but I want some sort of a graphical tool where I can create flowchart in an interactive way and then somehow export to LaTeX. Any advice? I am not a geek and the interface ...
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2answers
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Do I need to hand-code my TikZ pictures or is there an editor I can use?

With that said, I have tried TikZiT which does provide a minimal user interface for dragging elements, and creating edges. But it's quite hard to understand and I haven't for example understood how to ...
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2answers
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PNG's quality PDF viewer

I'm writing my thesis and I need to insert a lot of screenshots and diagrams (which I'm building outside of LaTeX and saving as PNG to insert into the document). However sometimes my PNG images, both ...
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0answers
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pgf-Tikz code generator for Latex [duplicate]

LatexDraw is a PSTricks code generator for Latex. LatexDraw generates PSTricks codes of any fugure are drawn. Are there any such tools that will generate pgf-tikz code of any figure for latex? If ...

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