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What are the relative strengths of TikZ and Asymptote?

I want to compare TikZ and Asymptote for their abilities in 2D & 3D functional plot and other general purpose, simple drawings. What are the strong aspects of TikZ over Asymptote?
kiss my armpit's user avatar
49 votes
1 answer

Where is the pattern list gallery for pgfplots?

Where is the list, or gallery of the patterns available for pgfplots?
Peter's user avatar
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pgfplots how to smoothen up a surface plot with coordinates

I have some coordinates not from some particular function... \begin{document} \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} [width=16cm,height=19cm,samples=100] ...
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Want to make the following shape function in TikZ? [closed]

Want to make the following shapes function in TikZ \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzstyle{every node}=[draw,shape=circle]; \draw (0,0) -- (0,1) node {1}; \draw (0,1) -- (1,1) node {2}; \draw (1,1) --...
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Smooth pgfplots

I'm trying to draw the function $f(x,y) = -\log(x)-\log(y)$ as a surface with pgfplots. In order to get smooth level curves, I use a patch plot with patch type=biquadratic. \documentclass{standalone} ...
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4 votes
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Best program/package for creating LOTS of function graphs to use in Beamer?

I am looking for program/package recommendations for drawing graphs. I know similar questions have been asked before, but I have some pretty specific needs because of the project I'll be working on. ...
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3 votes
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Interpolate grid data to obtain 3d smooth surface

I use this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \begin{document} \pgfplotsset{ ytick={0,0.2,...,1}, xtick={0,0.2,...,1}, xlabel={$x$}, ylabel={$y$}, zlabel=...
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How to fill the intersection among four curves?

In my problem, all curves are plot from data instead of explicit function. And what I want to do is to fill those little curved rectangles with different colors. How could I do it? Here is the tex ...
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Is it possible to expect pst-solides3d (in the future) to generate gradient mesh?

I have been using pst-solides3d to generate surfaces and then importing them to Adobe Illustrator to turn them into a gradient mesh. The procedure can be time consuming if I want to be very precise, ...
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Help to draw an arbitrary surface with in TikZ [duplicate]

I need help to draw an arbitrary surface in TikZ, in order to represent a manifold. I am trying to make something with shade. I manage to get a rectangular surfcace with corners, shaded color, etc but ...
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