# Graphical tools

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=== figures / illustrations === | === figures / illustrations === | ||

- | * | + | * Adobe Illustrator - for students only in kiosk? |

- | * | + | * Powerpoint |

- | * | + | * Directly in Latex (Ti''k''Z/PGF: https://github.com/pgf-tikz/pgf) |

* [http://www.uio.no/tjenester/it/maskin/programvare/programkiosk/ uio programkiosk] | * [http://www.uio.no/tjenester/it/maskin/programvare/programkiosk/ uio programkiosk] | ||

- | * | + | * Inkscape |

- | * | + | * Lucid charts |

* Google draw, in Google disk | * Google draw, in Google disk | ||

* Photopea (online editor) | * Photopea (online editor) | ||

- | * | + | * Figma? |

- | * | + | * Draw.io |

- | * | + | * Linux-program for grafer, finn ut navn |

=== plotting, graphs === | === plotting, graphs === |

## Revision as of 07:24, 19 May 2021

### figures / illustrations

- Adobe Illustrator - for students only in kiosk?
- Powerpoint
- Directly in Latex (Ti
*k*Z/PGF: https://github.com/pgf-tikz/pgf) - uio programkiosk
- Inkscape
- Lucid charts
- Google draw, in Google disk
- Photopea (online editor)
- Figma?
- Draw.io
- Linux-program for grafer, finn ut navn

### plotting, graphs

- Python
- matplotlib
- Mouret's tutorial for publication quality plots
- seaborn - easy to create good looking plots (tutorial here)
- export to Latex (Ti
*k*Z/PGF; https://github.com/nschloe/tikzplotlib)

- R - ggplot2 (with Rstudio)
- export to Latex (TikZ/PGF; https://github.com/daqana/tikzDevice)

- gnuplot (free)
- desmos.com (web based)
- Matlab (available at uio)
- export to Latex (Ti
*k*Z/PGF; https://github.com/matlab2tikz/matlab2tikz)

- export to Latex (Ti
- Octave (free alternative to matlab)
- javaFX
- excel (uio)

### How to convert to latex format

- recommended approach: save as pdf, use pdfcrop, includegraphics in latex
- avoid bitmap graphics if possible and especially jpg!

- epstopdf - usually installed with latex
- pdfcrop - usually installed with latex

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