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Opensource Workflow


My efforts to shift my work flow to rely more on open source tools has been going relatively smoothly. My current work flow is
  1. Create figures using python and pylab (matplotlib)
  2. Save the figures in svg format from pylab
  3. Import the svg figures into inkscape and annotate them (eqtexsvg to insert latex equations)
  4. Save the figures as pdf
  5. Include them in my latex source and compile with MikTeX
I'm currently using inkscape to make my Vancouver poster. Its better than powerpoint, but I have problems with text formatting e.g. bullets

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