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sfingerh 08-03-2002 12:41 PM

Searching for geometric (simple) drawing software
I'm looking for a program for drawing simple geometric figures (Circle and tangents, arcs, lines, etc) and that I can print or better, insert in LaTex. I have to define angles, lengths,etc.
I'm writing some problems for school kids.
I thought LOGO (Turtle) would be OK, but I don't know if I can copy paste figures.
Is there something newer than LOGO?



mrGee 08-03-2002 05:17 PM

Maybe take a look at xfig (you need the transfig packet as
dependency too)
It is simple and according to the xfig reference manual (under
help button, in the section printing/exporting) it exports to
LaTex as well.
Only thing; you cannot (afaik) give in exact numbers and angles, in a command line (like autocad has) but whilst drawing them, you can see how long/what angle etc.
And in globals you can set xfig to show the length of the lines.
Hope this answers your question.

LOGO that is a language i thought? is it available for linux?
In my msx days i had it on my computer i remember


mrGee 08-04-2002 01:01 PM

for some extra educational software check these sites; under interest groups choose;
educational or science (go) and then software
for more links;

Crisis13 01-02-2005 08:39 PM

i think there is LOGO on WOS:

Use 'InfoSEEK' with "LOGO" and scroll down

or even better:^Logo$&pub=^Kuma+Computers+Ltd$

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