[cairo] Not outputting complex documents in cairo

Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult enrico.weigelt at gr13.net
Sun Dec 27 09:56:36 PST 2015

On 25.12.2015 01:35, LRN wrote:

> However, making a document out of a drawing requires extra stuff that i
> don't draw with cairo (tables and other textual things) and i don't really
> want to do page layout all by myself.

Sounds like a task for LaTeX.

> So i was thinking along the lines of making some kind of template using
> external applications (editors), and then just using PDF, SVG, or PS
> backend to output the drawn parts and use these (as well as some of the
> original data used in the drawing process) to fill out the empty spaces
> left in the template.

Why not just drawing the graphics as svg, convert them into ps/eps or
latex figures and do the typesetting completely in latex ?


Enrico Weigelt,
metux IT consulting

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