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Re: make a drawing with Emacs

From: Gregory Heytings
Subject: Re: make a drawing with Emacs
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2020 10:40:56 +0200 (CEST)
User-agent: Alpine 2.22 (NEB 394 2020-01-19)

I would do that with MetaPost. It allows you to do exactly what you want: input the data in an Emacs buffer (Emacs has a MetaPost mode), as a series of geometrical figures and equations, which is compiled into an image.

Wonderful! Yes, I have `metapost-mode'!

In the repos is texlive-metapost (and -doc)

That's it, I take it?

Yes, that's the (Debian) package, and all you need.

You have a small example I can compile?

See .

The MetaPost manual is quite readable, and contains many small examples : .

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