[texhax] Source of TikZ manual

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Wed Dec 16 15:50:24 CET 2009

On  16 Dec, 2009, at 08:42, Steven Woody wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 7:06 PM, Axel E. Retif <axel.retif at mac.com> wrote:
>> On  16 Dec, 2009, at 01:51, Steven Woody wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am reading the TikZ manual in PDF format.  I feel the format and graphics in the document is so much beautiful so I desire to check out its latex source.  Is it public accessible and how can I get it?
>> If you're using TeXLive 2009, it's here:
>> /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-dist/doc/generic/pgf
>> The chapters are in the subdirectory ``text-en''.
>> As for your previous question,
> Thanks. But did you every try to build the pdf from the sources? There
> is a Makefile under the directory and when I run 'make' in it,  I got
> an error:  "can not open pgfmanual.tex", but the file does exist in
> the directory.

I guess you have to copy the whole pgf directory to a place you have write permissions.



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