LaTeX input in Inkscape 0.46

I use [[Inkscape]] to do many of the drawings for my articles and talks, and have come across an irritating problem: I could not include [[LaTeX]] formulas on it. I have googled a bit about it, and the first match already led me to a bug report, where a comment by Kees Cook gives a fix that I quote below:

% cd /usr/share/inkscape/extensions
% curl -s '' | sudo patch -p0

The bug affects (and the patch fixes) Inkscape 0.46 on [[Ubuntu]] Hardy Heron and [[Debian]] Lenny (that I know of).


  1. andres said,

    November 26, 2010 @ 0:42 am

    We are now in 0.47, does it work now? I also use it for reports (still haven’t published but looking forward to use inkscape for it)

  2. isilanes said,

    November 26, 2010 @ 10:56 am

    Sorry, Andres, I can’t help. I haven’t used LaTeX+Inkscape for a long time (or my memory keeps getting worse as I age).

    I have read:

    but it really doesn’t help much.

    Aparently the LaTeX+Inkscape integration comes with version 0.48, which is actually the one I have (I run Arch Linux). I can’t tell you much more.

RSS feed for comments on this post · TrackBack URI

Leave a Comment