edit figures in kile????

  • Anonymous - 2011-04-19

    so i added an image into latex (kile) but now i want to edit some of the
    attributes so how can i do that?

    have searched the all mighty google and everywhere in kile but no luck.

    is it even possible? any ideas?

  • Mathieu Dubois

    Mathieu Dubois - 2011-05-02


    What do you want to do: change the picture (changing colours, etc) not the way
    it's displayed in PDF (like centering it, adding caption etc.)?

    Kile is for LaTeX only.

    If you want to change your picture, you can use any picture editor you want.

    IMHO, that's one of LaTeX et al. greatest strength: a specalized program for
    pictures, a specialized program for rendering, a specialized program for
    version control, etc.

    You can also do drawings directly in TeX. If you feel adventurous, try PGF
    (starts here:
    or here: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Creating_Graphics ). It's a bit complex but it allows
    very nice vectorial drawings. You might also have a look at LaTeX Draw
    I also sometimes use Dia for generating diagrams and then export them to PGF
    to incorporate them in LaTeX. There are probably hundreds of other


  • Mathieu Dubois

    Mathieu Dubois - 2011-05-02

    Of course if you want for instance to center your image just use \centering in
    your figure environment.

    You should ask this type of questions to LaTeX forum (for instance http://www


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