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Getting new (Latex) fonts in Xfig

I'm using Xfig to draw pictures and diagrams and I love it. But there's the problem, that the fonts are limited. How can I import new fonts into The Font Menu for Ghostscript fonts. Especially I want ...
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Importing an eps file into xfig

In this thread, @DavidCarlisle suggests how to import an .eps file into xfig, so that you can then draw on it. He says use the picture tool to create a rectangle, then browse to add the .eps file. ...
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Problem with resolution of xfig figures and beamer slides

I am finishing my presentation for a university project. There are several figures I am using from the xfig package onto my Latex document (Overleaf). When I put the presentation on the big screen the ...
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Using figures from xfig inside Latex

I am trying to put a simple figure into latex using the xfig package (Mac OS 10.14.6). When I use the 'Combined PS/LaTeX' I get two files, a 'pstex_t' and 'pstex' file. If I try putting the 'pstex_t' ...
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Xfig: export a grid and a dot inside a coloured rectangle

I have this 1D_BZ_modif.fig file: #FIG 3.2 Produced by xfig version 3.2.5c Landscape Center Metric A4 100.00 Single -2 1200 2 1 3 0 1 0 0 50 -1 20 0.000 1 0.0000 0 6975 142 142 0 6975 142 6975 1 3 0 ...
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Tracing with xfig to make shapepar command

I'd like to create text/character shaped paragraphs similar to this. I've followed its reference and have been able to make simple shaped paragraphs with it, but I am unable to hand-trace any ...
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How to install Xfig [closed]

I want to install Xfig. I downloaded Xfig from here, but I can't install it. I have searched a manual on the internet. But I haven't found useful manual. Could any one help me? I am using Windows 10. ...
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graphviz dot with fig2dev through metapost produces low labels

I try to convert dot to metapost using the fig output driver of dot, fig2dev to convert the graph to metapost and finally tex to include the result in a document. An example script is digraph { A ...
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Directed graphs

I have a problem with the alignment of my diagram, i dont know how make the first two directed graphsto be aligned whith the "=" and aligned with the left brace ( "{" ) too. The code i have is the ...
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Lines in epsfig have corners

I have a problem with epsfig. I want to draw some graphs. I created the picture with xfig and got the following code: \setlength{\unitlength}{4144sp}% % \begingroup\makeatletter\ifx\SetFigFont\...
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Including Xfig figures with LaTeX formulas into Lyx documents

I want to include in a Lyx document an Xfig figure with some LaTeX formulas. Following this guide I can do this in ordinary .tex documents: I export my Xfig figure as a "Combined PDF/LaTeX (both parts)...
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Drawing this directed graph in Latex

I am trying to draw a picture like the following in a Latex document file. I have tried to use Xfig, but when I want to draw a line it does not stop. I mean, there is no end point for the line (I ...
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Exporting Xfig picture

I have drawn a figure in Xfig and then I tried to export it into LaTeX picture so I can include it with my LaTeX code. Among the forms, I have plotted circles, which have been exported as ... ...
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SetFigFontNFSS vs. SetFigFont

I'm currently updating a LaTeX document which has about 300 xfig figures. To include the figures into LaTeX, all figures get converted to a .pstex_t with fig2dev -L pstex_t. To see if my system ...
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What are epic macro, eepic macro and eepicemu macro in xfig?

I currently try to find a good way to include images that were creaded with xfig in a LaTeX document which will be compiled to a PDF. So I currently try to get to know the difference between the ...
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Questions on Xfig

I was trying to use Xfig software to draw pictures, but I am running into trouble in the following cases. I have three really quick and technical questions: I see there are options for drawing an arc ...
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automatic conversion of xfig to tikz

I have a large collection (hundreds) of partially quite old xfig pictures. Though I really like the xfig program I would like to move to some more up-to-date picture format like TikZ. So I would like ...
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PS/LaTeX figure exported with Xfig doesn't render properly

I just installed the basic version of MiKTeX 2.9 on my Windows XP system. I compile this very simple document (test.tex) with TeXworks, using the default pdfLaTeX command: \documentclass{article} \...