# Graphical tools

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

## Revision as of 07:39, 19 May 2021

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### Figures/Illustrations

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

### Plotting, Graphs

- Python
- Matplotlib (see 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)

- 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)
- Export to Latex (TikZ/PGF; https://github.com/matlab2tikz/matlab2tikz)

- Gnuplot (free)
- Desmos.com (web based)
- javaFX
- excel (uio)

### Digitalize Figures

- Python: https://github.com/dilawar/PlotDigitizer
- Matlab: https://blogs.mathworks.com/steve/2013/12/31/automating-data-extraction-1/
- External App: WebPlotDigitizer

### How to export figures for latex

- 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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