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Drawing program for X Window system

Facility for Interactive Generation of figures under X11 is a menu-driven tool that lets users draw and manipulate objects interactively in a X window. The resulting pictures can be saved, printed on PostScript printers or converted to a variety of other formats (eg to allow inclusion in LaTeX documents).


User manual available from


Download version 3.2.6 (stable)
released on 9 August 2016


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Leaders and contributors

Paul King Contributor
Supoj Sutanthavibul Contributor
Brian V. Smith Maintainer

Resources and communication

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

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite spell
Required to use gs
Required to use xpm4g
Weak prerequisite transfig
Weak prerequisite Gimp
Required to use xaw3dg
Weak prerequisite gs
Required to use libg6
Weak prerequisite gs-aladdin
Required to use libpng
Weak prerequisite gsfonts-x11
Required to use transfig
Required to use libjpeg62

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 January 2017.


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