A freeware graphics
authoring package for most versions of Unix
). It is at version
4.1 and is available at:
This package is great, and I can personally attest to its ability to help one produce professional-looking drawings and/or presentations.
Some of the great features that Tgif boasts:
- Everything is an object, and can be dragged around, cut/pasted, grouped, etc.
- All objects can be selected and have their line thickness, line color, background color/pattern, arrow style, changed.
- Tear-off menus
- Great zoom effects
- Print to printer, Postscript, and FrameMaker formats
- Drawings are saved in a ".obj" format, which means they don't take up much disk space, and one can edit these with a word processor, or output these files from other programs.
One of the disadvantages
is no easy way to output gif
(you must use other translation
programs for this). Also, I have not found