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Detexify for TikZ [duplicate]

For LaTeX symbols we have detexify. Do we similarly have the same for TikZ pictures? This idea came because I wanted to draw a slab: But couldn't find such website. As I am not very familiar with ...
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Is there any way to type LaTeX code directly into the text boxes Inkscape?

I use Inkscape on Windows 7 platform. The principle to enter integrals and other mathematical symbols in Inkscape seems that the best thing to do and write them in a LaTeX compiler and cut them in ...
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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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Creating this vectorised watermark in TikZ

I found this wave like image on Vecteezy: I would like to create a similar watermark in colour using TikZ as an interesting pursuit. However, I am unsure on where to start. Any approach would be ...
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How to use LaTeX with Inkscape (MAC OS X)

I've seen somebody asked this question a year ago, but no answers given so I'm hoping this might attract some more/new/different attention. Simple question. I want to use LaTeX with Inkscape on mac. ...
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Tools with Nice User Interface to Create Block Diagrams in TiKz

I know I can use Tikz and insert the source code in TeX. But is there a better way to do it which has a better user interface?
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Which is the better image format for LaTeX?

Suppose, I have multiple format of a image e.g. png, jpeg, jpg, svg etc. Which should I use for better looks?
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Saving an SVG image to TeX code in Inkscape

I'm trying to export a SVG file into TeX code (pstricks) using Inkscape. I've created the code but I think something is missing in the preamble. What packages should I use? And what is the proper name ...
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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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Illustrator export for Latex

I'm currently searching for a way of creating pictures for a LaTeX document. Currently I'm trying to create the pictures with Adobe Illustrator, but I've got no clue how to import them in an good way ...
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Included PDF line width

I've an image I made with Inkscape and exported to PDF that I want to include in my document. However, there is one annoying thing: The line width (e.g. the border width of a rectangle) depends on the ...
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Inkscape unable to render latex text

I am trying to render some Latex text in Inkscape on Windows, but I keep getting the error Problem during opening C:\Program Files\pstoedit\drvmagick.dll: Unable to find the specified module. I ...
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Latex text quality + font in a drawing tool [closed]

I use CorelDraw on a Windows platform and would like to get the latex PDF-text quality + font in a certain drawing. What is the best approach? print the text as pdf via latex first and then copy-...
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Inkscape image only partially rendered

I have an Inkscape image, saved as a PDF, that I am inserting into a .tex document. I am experience some strange rendering issues. Here is my code (the image is saved as D3.pdf): \documentclass{...
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How to convert diagrams made in Inkscape to Latex (pgf, tikz etc)?

I'm new to Latex and I have some fairly complicated diagrams I need to render using latex code. The most convenient way to do this is if I could draw them out in Inkscape and then somehow convert that ...

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