[NTG-context] adjusting tikz pictures

Gour gour at atmarama.com
Thu Apr 25 11:18:26 CEST 2019

On Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:49:08 -0400 (EDT)
Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:

> You need to change \begin{tikzpicture} ... \end{tikpicture} to 
> \starttikzpicture ... \stoptikzpicture and any other \begin{...} ... 
> \end{...} pairs that occur in tikz (like \begin{axis}, \begin{scope},
> etc) to \start... \stop... pairs. There are a few other quirks which
> have simple workarounds. I am not sure if they are documented
> anywhere.


> If you are more comfortable using a visual tool like GeoGebra than
> writing the tikz/metapost code by hand, then I'd say that simply
> process the generate latex code through latex to generate standalone
> pdfs and include them in your context document using
> \externalfigure[...].


> So, simply including the generated figures using \externalfigure[...]
> will allow you to get productive right away. If and when you start
> noticing the limitations of this approach, then you can learn
> metapost/tikz :-)

Heh...I also got some offline replies and it looks that using metapost is
a way to go.


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