Is there any tool to draw bezier curve graphically.

Using the coordinates in the tool, can we draw bezier curve in tikz?


Option -- 1

You can use TikzEdt. It has two windows, one for tikz code and the other for picture. Right click on the figure window to get a list of possible options as in this picture:

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Select Bazier path and then you can plot a bazier path using mouse clicks:

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You will get the tikz code on the left window automatically.

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    Option--2 and option--3 have been hijacked by Karl's students `;-) – user11232 Apr 11 '13 at 7:21
  • I intentionally left the first option for you. – kiss my armpit Apr 11 '13 at 7:36

It is too long as a comment.

You can use Inkscape or GeoGebra.

I took some notes from GeoGebra as follows.

Release Notes GeoGebra 3.2:

in SVG and PDF export, option to export text as editable text or shapes. Stores the text either as text (lets you edit the text in eg InkScape) or as bezier curves (ie guaranteed to look the same even if the correct font is not installed).


PGF/TikZ export

With inkscape2tikz one can export drawings from Inkscape as TikZ code.

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    How was your original post too long for a comment? Anyways, you can throw in a link to inkscape2tikz, as well as links to Inkscape and Geogebra, to make it more of an answer. – Torbjørn T. Apr 11 '13 at 7:12
  • @TorbjørnT. Yes it is too long for a comment while I was preparing the complete answer. Thank you for the link. – kiss my armpit Apr 11 '13 at 7:18

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