[Xy-pic] Re: positioning in XY-Pic, redux
Wed, 22 May 2002 13:17:41 +1000 (EST)
> Pardon me, the editor blew up. :)
> how does one place a collection of circles with prescribed radii and
> prescribed centers into an XY-Pic box?
> Let's hardcode all the dimensions. By analogy with, say,
> I was hoping this would work:
> But it doesn't, since XY-Pic doesn't even pick up the "coordinates"
> <1cm,0cm>, and just pastes the third circle with its center somewhere at
> the "current c", which is a part of the second circle.
> Does this have to do with the fact that \ellipse is a "decor", or with
> some fundamental misunderstanding on my part as to how XY-Pic thinks of
> the "c" and "p" positions, and the syntax of moving them?
Yes, it is related to this.
The correct syntax is:
^------------------- need this
^------------------- and this
> Please let me know, as basically this is what's keeping me from being able
> to complete a paper! :)
> Thanks greatly,
Hope this helps,
> Tibor Beke (Dept. Math, U. Michigan, USA)