Subject: Re: creating latex macro from custom shapes
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 00:23:15 -0500
On 25 Aug 2003, Nathan Rollins wrote:
> Thank you for responding. Due to time constraints, I wan't able to debug
> this issue. I was however pleasantly suprised at the quality of the
> *.eps files that dia exports. The *.eps files that some other programs
> create are poor quality diagrams. Dia's *.eps files were good enough to
> use with latex - even when shrunk.
Thank you! I had no idea there was such a difference, but it's good to
know we're at the good end.
> Dia does come with a number of useful objects, however they are not
> useful under many circumstances because they cannot be rotated. This is
> why I created many of my own shapes (such as the OR and XOR gates). I
> applaud dia's ability to create really useful shapes in this way!
Yeah, rotation is one of our weak (read: non-existant) points. As soon as
I figure out a good UI for it, though... I'm glad that you were able to
work around it.
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