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Euclidean geometry drawing language

Eukleides is a Euclidean geometry drawing language. The package includes eukleides, a compiler which lets you typeset geometry figures within a (La)TeX document. This program is also useful to convert such figures in EPS format or in various other vector graphic formats. It also includes xeukleides, an X-Window front-end which makes possible to create interactive geometry figures. This program is also useful to edit and tune some Eukleides code.


User reference manual available in HTML format from; User tutorial available in HTML format from; Samples available in HTML format from; Comprehensive documentation downloadable from


Download version 1.5.4 (stable)
released on 27 April 2010


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey8 July 2002

Leaders and contributors

Christian Obrecht Maintainer
See the THANKS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite pstoedit (to run euk2edit)
Required to build GTK+
Weak prerequisite PSTricks (to get printable files)
Required to build flex
Required to build bison
Weak prerequisite makeinfo (to format the documention file)
Weak prerequisite TeXinfo (to get a hard copy of the documentation file)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 March 2017.


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