[plt-scheme] Using texpict or mrpict

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon Oct 30 16:20:37 EST 2006

At Mon, 30 Oct 2006 13:10:07 -0500, David Gurvich wrote:
> Is there any documentation on using texpict?  I would like to generate a pict 
> from latex and embed inside a canvas% or other container.  The closest to 
> documentation that I have found is a doc.txt file.  That might be ok, except 
> for the fact that the syntax is different in the actual texpict 
> implementation and I have no idea which files are needed.

One confusing aspect of the texpict documentation (the "doc.txt" file)
is that it's together with "mrpict" documentation, and some parts apply
to only one or the other. The difference should be well marked, but
there's still plenty of room for confusion.

I think texpict is probably not what you want, though. texpict is for
making certain kinds of pictures in LaTeX documents, but using a nicer
language than TeX. I think you want to use the language of TeX and get
a picture out.

To generate a PNG via TeX (which you can then easily show in a canvas),



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