Brent Yorgey byorgey at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 17:59:24 UTC 2015

You can easily have a standalone Haskell file when using diagrams-latex.
All you have to do is

\begin{diagram}[width=100]
dia = someDiagramDefinedThere
\end{diagram}

-Brent

On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 7:25 PM Andrey Chudnov <achudnov at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks, Ryan. The tutorial is really good and to-the-point.
>
> By the way, it looks like haskintex has a more general approach to
> integrating Haskell in LaTeX. It seems that in principle it could just use
> that to enable including diagrams in latex, without diagrams-latex.
>
> applies. To me, having a standalone Haskell file is superior since I can
> get syntax highlighting, typechecking and even quick REPL debugging of
> diagrams that way. While with the inlined one needs to re-pdflatex the
> whole thing to get type errors (do they even show up in the latex output?)
> and reflect the changes. I guess, that could be done with the PGF backend
> for diagrams and a suitable Makefile, though.
>
>
> On 10/09/2015 07:48 PM, Ryan Yates wrote:
>
> You can incorporate diagrams from the diagrams package inline in LaTeX
> using diagrams-builder.  We have a tutorial written up here:
>
>
> I imagine haskintex has a more sophisticated technique and it would be
> interesting to integrate diagrams with that approach too.
>
> Ryan
>
> On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 3:32 PM, Andrey Chudnov <achudnov at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Daniel,
>> Can this be used in conjunction with the diagrams package to generate
>> diagrams in LaTeX instead of suffering through Tikz?
>> Is it possible to include a Haskell source file instead of inlining it in
>> the tex file?
>>
>>
>> On 10/09/2015 12:33 PM, Daniel Díaz Casanueva wrote:
>>
>>
>> I just released a new version of haskintex, the program that runs Haskell
>> code inside LaTeX documents.
>>
>>
>>
>> For those who don't know the program yet, _haskintex_ is a tool that
>> executes Haskell code inside LaTeX documents, creating a new LaTeX document
>> where each Haskell expression has been replaced by its result. Furthermore,
>> since haskintex has a special command for using the HaTeX library, you will
>> be able to write Haskell code that generates LaTeX code. Find more details
>> in the haskintex documentation page:
>>
>>
>> # What's new?
>>
>> One of the main issues when evaluating Haskell code with haskintex was
>> that haskintex was not aware of sandbox environments, so it had to rely on
>> user or global package databases. From version 0.6.0.0, haskintex can now
>> detect and use sandbox package databases, with no additional effort
>> required from you. The -nosandbox flag has been added in case you still
>> want the old behavior.
>>
>> Another addition is the -autotexy flag. Without the flag, every
>> expression contained in a \hatex command is required to have type LaTeX.
>> When the flag is enabled, this restriction is relaxed to any type that is
>> an instance of the Texy typeclass. This typeclass contains instances for
>> types that can be rendered to LaTeX syntax. Could be some text, numbers, or
>> even matrices. You can create your own instances too.
>>
>>
>>
>> Happy texing,
>> Daniel Díaz.
>>
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