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[ale] Looking for flowcharting package or tool

Take a look at Dia. It is a gnome-compliant diagramming tool. It was
recently updated according to Freshmeat and is in the cvs tree on gnome. `
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James Kinney M.S.Physics		jkinney at teller.physics.emory.edu
Educational Technology Specialist	404-727-4734
Department of Physics Emory University	http://teller.physics.emory.edu

On Wed, 27 Jan 1999, John M. Mills wrote:

> 'Lo --
> I have to draw some activity flowcharts (not strictly code logic), and
> could do them in Win95 and SmartDraw.  I would rather find a solution in
> Linux, which would have to be cheap or free.  I don't absolutely need
> graphic input: some type pseudocode would be fine, maybe even better than
> mousing. I would need to export the results in something like GIF, EPS, or
> other format I could import into a Word97 document.  LaTeX solutions would
> be nice to know about, but I would prefer something where I wasn't typing
> quite such low-level input.  I have tried xfig[-3.1pl4], which would work,
> but it looks that I would have to repeatedly create shapes for common
> objects, like diamonds, unless some xfig-spert could tell me how to add
> shapes to the repertoire. 
> TIA - mills
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