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Reasons to prefer tikz or pstricks over any GUI driven graphics tool [duplicate]

If I need a figure for a document I usually use TikZ or PSTricks. Sometimes I would like to promote it to other people who usually use only GUI programs for such kind of stuff. But then I restrain ...
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What GUI applications are there to assist in generating graphics for TeX?

I found GeoGebra to be a useful tool to help generate code for graphs. I suppose there must be other tools to help draw diagrams such as Sets/Venn Diagrams or Electrical Circuits (Logic Gates). Which ...
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What graphics packages are there for creating graphics in LaTeX documents?

What packages do you use and recommend for creating graphics in your LaTeX documents? As this is a community wiki post, please add your package to the accepted answer (or add a comment, and ...
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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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Translating Matlab figures into TikZ

When ever I want to write a research paper and print the simulated results (by Matlab) into an .eps file, I think of a direct way of translating Matlab fig files into LaTeX (especially TikZ). Is ...
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Step-by-step revealing of tikz-tree using opacity trick and overlays in beamer

I am using the very elegant method from user Daniel described here to try and reveal my tikz-tree gradually. The brief idea is that the tree is always fully drawn to avoid "jumpy" nodes and make their ...
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LibreOffice + Inkscape EPS-Latex

I'm trying to import a graphic created in LibreOffice Draw in a LaTeX document. So far I've tried the Way: Export Document to SVG file. Open with Inkscape and Export using eps+latex Including ...
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Unsung Heros - PSTricks, TikZ, pgfplots,

While watching presentations (mostly made with beamer) at my university I noticed, most people here use LaTeX to create there presentations which is really nice. (not just for the health of my eyes) ...
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pgfplot or matplotlib? [closed]

The reason I ask this is because I was trying to draw multiple lines in pgfplots (I was trying to make a drawing showing how Riemann sums and integrals are connected). And after unsuccessfully trying ...
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Creating figures in LaTeX [closed]

Sorry if this doubles some other question, but I failed to find the right answer. I am using LaTeX for writing math papers. However my knowledge of LaTeX and other computer programs is rather limited....