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A Short Comparison of Graphics Editors for LaTeX on Mac OS

Requirements: Run on Mac OS (either natively or by emulation) Can either use LaTeX code in text objects or export to PGF/TikZ code (I do not use PSTricks) Adequate support for drawing basic graphical objects Good output: If PGF/TikZ code: … Continue reading

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Geometric computation and plotting with Yalmip

Yalmip is modeling language in Matlab for mathematical optimization (or programming in the language of Operation Research). There are many excellent optimization solvers out there, for Matlah or not, commercial or free or open source. However, each of them uses … Continue reading

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Links from orgmode to any text file

Hyperlinks are very useful in orgmode files. You can link from an orgmode file to some internal heading (i.e. in that same file) or some external file. You can even link to a BibTeX entry, to an email, a webpage, … Continue reading

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Grapher: a hidden treasure

From Mac OS X 10.4 onward, there is a software tool pre-installed called Grapher, hidden deep in /Applications/Utilities. Grapher is a graphing calculator, which allows users to plot many types of 2-D and 3-D graphs from data points, user-defined functions, … Continue reading

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