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Ipe is a drawing editor for creating figures in {pdf} or {eps} format.

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IPE, adding package? [duplicate]

I've been using IPE which works wonderfully, but lately I've had to use \mathbb but it doesn't seem to run on IPE. How can I add it? Thanks!
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IPE does not work

For my research internship I need to draw figures to include in my report. I was told IPE otfried was the best to use, so I downloaded it, extracted it, and tried to open it. It seems to have a slight ...
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How to use '\cfrac' in IPE instead of '\frac'?

I just started using IPE and I like it a lot, but in my formula's I always use '\cfrac' instead of '\frac' but the IPE Latex compiler gives me an error when I use it. The compiler error I get is quite ...
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How can I draw a regular polygon using Ipe?

Is there a way to easily draw a regular polygon using Ipe? The top toolbar has an icon for a polygon but not for a regular one, and manually aligning the vertices is a pain. The documentation doesn't ...
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Lyx 2.3.6.1 on windows 11 does not show IPE preview

In Lyx 2.3.6 under windows 11, the IPE preview does no longer appear, while it did so in windows 10. All other types of figures appear. What I tested: The ipe convertors work when called from the ...
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How to increase the size of the canvas of IPE extensible drawing editor which is used for Latex diagrams?

I am not able to increase the size of the canvas of the IPE extensible drawing editor. Any help will be great as my image is not fitting in the default canvas size of IPE editor. Thanks
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Automatic Labelling of objects in IPE

IPE is an extensible drawing editor for creating figures in PDF format. It is a tool with which you can easily draw figures that can be later included into your LaTeX project easily, without having to ...
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ipe latex text not able to run

I was trying to add latex text/symbols in ipe tools, but it's popping out error shown in the image. I tried to add the path as an environment variable as C:\Users\Pramod\AppData\Local\ipe where "...
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Embed IPE drawing in latex with proper size

I have a drawing I made in IPE and exported to eps to import it into my latex document. My drawing contains a lot of text and math. I would like this text to appear as the same size as the text in the ...
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Ipe - vektor drawing - i cannot write æ,ø,å, - danish symbols - need help with preamble

in Ipe (The Ipe extensible drawing editor) i am not able to write å or (æø). i am aware there is a preamble settup in EDIT-> Document properties. the problem is i set the preamble up to danish, as ...
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IPE not compiling LaTeX

I had always been able to use Ipe without any problem but it randomly started showing this image and not compiling anything added with the math symbol. I've checked the command path and the LaTeX ...
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Plotting functions on IPE

IPE Drawing Tool is a free open source software for graphing. It follows friendly with TeX programming and writing, and that's when my question comes along. I've been trying, for a few days now, to ...
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Extract all ipe views automated with a script

I know that I can extract a single view from a .ipe file with iperender -eps -view 3 a.ipe a3.eps. I want to create a script that takes a .ipe file as argument, and extracts all views, independent on ...
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IPE and MiKTex problem - win7

It's my first experience with LaTex in windows, I'm used to using a macbook and I can handle things well. As a first approach I thought about using MiKTeX 2.9 and my dear TexStudio To make some ...
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IPE problems with pdftex - High Sierra

I tried to use the IPE to make graphs. I'm having problems with pdftex. Every time I try to write a mathematical command, the software returns me this error,that I reported on the programmer's site: ...
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Smoother curves in a tikz

I made the following picture using ipe. The picture corresponds to the Moebius tape, well, something related. Anyway, how can I do a better picture with smoother curves? Maybe Tikz, I don't know.
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Graphing with Ipe

I am new to the TeX Stackexchange, so I want to apologize beforehand if I do not comply with the question-writing customs/rules. My question is about the graphing program for LaTeX Ipe. I have ...
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add long a vowel pure via tipaman package

I would like to add vowel number five here is where you can download the script https://ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/tipa/tipa Am i doing it properly \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,pdftext]{book} ...
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Setting the IPE text editor default size, or use external editor?

I am using IPE to make presentations on Ubuntu 16. I use i3 for my window manager (in case that is relevant). I downloaded the AppImage v 7.2.7 today from the ipe website. I start ipe with ./ipe-...
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Drawing multi-coloured manifold in IPE draw [closed]

I am trying to create this in IPE draw: However I am finding this somewhat difficult, as it is not clear to me how to cut the spline into multi-coloured segments. Any ideas?
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Adding bibliographic reference to ipe image

Is there a way to add a hyperlink to a reference from a bibliography (bib/bbl) in an image (created using IPE)? I want to create an image with text that when clicked directs to a reference in the ...
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IPE: An error occurred during the Pdflatex run [closed]

I have the same problem as here: Ipe latex, error with pdflatex command but I don't understand the answer :( Problem: When I run IPE, I get this error: "An error occurred during the Pdflatex run ...
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How to draw diagram

I wanted to know how to go about drawing this diagram in LaTeX? Thanks.
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How to make black slides with IPE?

I'm trying to get white text on a black background in my slides with IPE. So far I've tried to add the shading element in the presentation.isy stylesheet, from page 29 of (quite old) The IPE Manual),...
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Ipe transparency changes colors [duplicate]

I have some trouble when applying transparency to ipe objects - colours become much more grayish. We have for instance this example (ipe capture / final pdf capture): The problem has definitely to do ...
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Combining strengths of Beamer and WYSIWYG drawing tools [closed]

I used to use Beamer, and I loved it. However, compared to a WYSIWYG software like Powerpoint, creating slides with Beamer is so time-consuming, especially for graphics and animations (I don't overuse ...
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3D ipelets for ipe

Is there an ipelet to draw 3D objects in Ipe? I know there's one for plotting 2D functions, but I didn't find any in 3D. Thanks!
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Ipe extensions (ipelets)

I'm using ipe to draw a lot of figures and I find out that I can, for example, plot some functions. What extensions do you use in Ipe? There are some already installed when we download it, but are ...
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Ipe latex, error with pdflatex command

I have a problem with ipe. I recently reinstalled my system with Ubuntu 14.04. I installed texlive 2013 manually and ipe 7.1.4 by the package from the software center. When I start ipe using ipe. I ...
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Arrow-shaped text boxes (for use in ipe vector graphics editor)?

Ipe vector graphics editor I am currently evaluating the ipe vector graphics editor. A very attractive feature is that one can use LaTeX-commands inside its text objects as long as these are legal ...
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Latex Tables in ipe

I'm making a presentation in ipe. I have a table from a .tex document that I would like to include in ipe document. Is there any way to use the tabular environment or something similar in ipe?
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Ipe can't find pdflatex

Okay I installed texlive 2012, just by following the guides from http://www.tug.org/texlive/. Now when I downloadend, compiled and installed ipe7, the latest version. Now when I try something, draw/...
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ipe-7.1.4 pdflatex conversion error

I am trying to write A (so as to label a point in my figure) in ipe-7.1.4. Apparently, it is done through the following .tex file which I have managed to find in the conversion directory. Note the ...
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Producing clickable hyperlinks in ipe

I'm starting to use ipe to create slides for a presentation. But LaTeX does not behave the way I am used to. For example, I want to use the hyperref package to have URLs with a different font which ...
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Getting IPE LaTeX text labels working

IPE won't save my file as an .eps whenever I try to insert any text labels. Here's what I have inserted as the preamble: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{...
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Is there a way to change the TeX engine from PDFLaTeX to XeLaTeX in Ipe?

In my document, I have to use XeLaTeX to get the output. On the other hand, I'm using Ipe to produce some graphic files with some labels on them. I want to have these labels in Persian. Is there a ...
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Fill section between two circles ipe7

I don't know if anyone here is skilled with Ipe7. A drawing tool for LaTeX. I have two circles. One with a radius of X the other with radius X + Y, a wheel. Now I want the area between those circles ...
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Latex pdf output does not show miter line joins drawn in Ipe editor

I am using Ipe to draw eps figures to include in my latex document. I use dvipdfm as the package. I just discovered a nice feature in Ipe to make line joints sharp by choosing "Line join = miter". ...
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