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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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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 vector based graphic software with LaTeX support is good for Linux? [duplicate]

For a long time now, I am searching a good vector based graphic software with LaTeX support for Linux. What I considered so far: - Xfig: eps export support, native LaTeX formula support, but not ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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What is most effecient way to draw a graph in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX for Graph Theory? For the first time, I was going to draw a graph in LaTeX. (I was intended for a graph similar to the following) Graph Theory is an important ...

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