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Xfig - combine 2 arcs into a closed object [closed]

How Do I combine the 2 arcs in the image below into a closed object in Xfig? I want the left endpoint in the upper arc to be merged with the left endpoint in lower arc. And the same for the other side....
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getting a fig file from some latex figure code

I'd like to create a fig file for xfig from some latex code. The resulting file will include the original panels with their full paths, sizes and relative positions as indicated in the latex code. For ...
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freehand drawing in xfig or tikz

I am trying to draw using freehand. However, I can not see how to do this in xfig. I can do this in xournalpp but I can not see how to save it as a tikz/tex document? Is it possible to do so in xfig, ...
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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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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} \...
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