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From: Christian Moe <mail@christianmoe.com>
To: Torsten Wagner <torsten.wagner@gmail.com>
Cc: nicholas.dokos@hp.com, Org Mode Mailing List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [babel] create tikz pictures in an floating LaTeX environment
Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2011 09:30:02 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4E914D7A.4040001@christianmoe.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAPaq-gOPRNdt9DqxEO7WGBYC0eKJOggvXqXhMOUdLiFwLLQfkQ@mail.gmail.com>

Hi, Torsten,

Incidentally, I had to remove \end{scope} (there is no corresponding 
\begin{scope}) to make your code example work. Could that be causing 
some of your trouble?


On 10/8/11 4:45 PM, Torsten Wagner wrote:
> Hi Eric
>>> ``:results output silent'' should suppress that I think.
>> Nick's solution should work well.  Also, (if you're exporting to LaTeX)
>> couldn't you just combine the tikz picture and the wrapping figure
>> environment into a single begin_latex block?
> Yep Nick solution is working fine. I just wonder what is the order of
> execution during export. E.g. if I generate the link to a file as
> output and place it directly under the lines to add a picture in
> org-mode, I thought the code block would be execute first and the
> result would replace the function call. The exporter will find a link
> to a picture and export it as usual. This was the reason I thought the
> following code should work.
> #+CAPTION:    my great picture
> #+LABEL:      fig:my_picture
> #+ATTR_LaTeX:
> #+srcname: mypicture
> #+begin_src latex :file fig/mypicture.pdf :packages '(("" "tikz"))
> :border 1em :fit
>   \begin{tikzpicture}[line width=1pt,text centered, inner sep = 2]
>       \draw[fill=red!50] (0,0) rectangle  ++(5,1);
>       \draw[fill=yellow!50] (1,1) rectangle  ++(1,0.25);
>       \draw[fill=yellow!50] (3,1) rectangle  ++(1,0.25);
>       \draw[fill=green!50] (0.75,1) rectangle  ++(1.5,-0.4);
>       \draw[fill=green!50] (2.75,1) rectangle  ++(1.5,-0.4);
>   \end{scope}
>   \end{tikzpicture}
> #+end_src
> or alternatively
> #+CAPTION:    my great picture
> #+LABEL:      fig:my_picture
> #+ATTR_LaTeX:
> #+call: mypicture()
> As for putting all figure environment and tikz into one latex-code block.
> First of all I thought that :file fig/mypicture.pdf will generate and
> process an individual LaTeX file. Thus, I could not use any commands
> for the main manuscript right? Sure I could skip the :file command
> however, I would prefer to generate each picture as an individual pdf
> file. This gives me much more flexibility. I can easily convert them
> into any other format and share them individually with co-workers.
> Furthermore, many journals are very strict (and minimal) with there
> supported LaTeX environment. The tikz package is often not installed
> on there machines and the upload process would fail. In addition some
> journals require to upload each figure individually. Thus, I am used
> already to generate individual pdf-files for each figure and include
> them into the manuscript by a simple \includegraphic line.
> Thanks for the help
> Torsten
> CC. I notice something else regarding to babel. Please see my next post

  parent reply	other threads:[~2011-10-09  7:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-10-07 14:02 [babel] create tikz pictures in an floating LaTeX environment Torsten Wagner
2011-10-07 14:13 ` Nick Dokos
2011-10-07 15:14   ` Eric Schulte
2011-10-07 21:26     ` Darlan Cavalcante Moreira
2011-10-07 21:44       ` Tom Prince
2011-10-08  6:32       ` Achim Gratz
2011-10-08 14:45     ` Torsten Wagner
2011-10-08 19:49       ` Eric Schulte
2011-10-09  7:30       ` Christian Moe [this message]
2011-10-08 14:29   ` Torsten Wagner

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