[Gllug] LyX/TeX question

Richard Jones rich at annexia.org
Tue Dec 29 10:59:11 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 09:28:05AM -0000, Walter Stanish wrote:
> > I need to draw things such as finite automata, logic gates, boolean
> > equations etc
> For finite automata and logic gates, consider graphviz.  (My second
> recommendation would be Dia, though that's already been suggested.)
> Graphviz is *really* great!  Basically you define a simple text file
> called a 'DOT file' with nodes and their relationships / labels / 
> properties.  Graphviz ties them all together and outputs SVG/PNG/EPS/
> HTML image maps (eg: if you want clickable components)...

Graphviz is great, but I don't think I'd want to use it for drawing
anything that wasn't a mathematical graph.


Richard Jones
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