Categories
LaTeX

Creating plots in LaTeX with Gnuplot and Tikz

Plotting data in LaTeX is a useful thing to do. Xavier Delaunay shows how to do it on his homepage: http://d.xav.free.fr/tikz/index.html The plot looks like this:

Categories
LaTeX

Really easy 3D graphics in LaTeX

Note: The word “easy” is relative to the other solutions I found for doing 3D graphics in LaTeX. The following template is adapted from the annotated 3d box example. % Template for drawing with tikz 3D package \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{3d}   \begin{document}   % Draw a 3D coordinate system   \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[x = {(1cm,0cm)}, y […]

Categories
LaTeX

Howto make 3D graphics in LaTeX with tikz

tikZ and LaTeX PGF/TikZ is a tandem of languages for producing vector graphics from a geometric/algebraic description. You can use this language inside tex files, to programmatically draw nice 2D and 3D graphics. Another package which some people prefer for 3D is asymptote. Read the manual.

Categories
LaTeX

Easy two column layout in latex

Include the packages. The blindtext package is just an easy way to type Lorem ipsum etc. \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{blindtext}\usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{blindtext} Make a two column section of a page. \begin{multicols}{2}[\textbf{Example for a two column text}] \blindtext \end{multicols}\begin{multicols}{2}[\textbf{Example for a two column text}] \blindtext \end{multicols}