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ipe — drawing editor for creating figures in PDF or EPS formats

Synopsis

ipe [ Qt options ] [ -sheet stylesheet ] filename

Description

Ipe is a program that supports making small figures for inclusion into LaTeX documents as well as making multi-page PDF presentations.

This manual page only documents the command line options and environment variables. Full documentation for using Ipe can be found in HTML and PDF format; see below.

-sheet stylesheet
add the Ipe style sheet in the indicated file to all newly created Ipe documents. This option can be used more than once.

Environment Variables

Ipe respects the following environment variables:

IPELATEXDIR
the directory where Ipe runs Pdflatex.
IPELATEXPATH
the directory containing pdflatex and xelatex. If not set, they are searched for on the path.
IPEANCIENTPDFTEX
set this variable to use Pdftex versions older than 1.40.
IPELETPATH a list of directories, separated by semicolons,
containing ipelets. You can write a single underscore for the system-wide ipelet directory. If this variable is not set, the default consists of the system-wide ipelet directory, plus ~/.ipe/ipelets on Unix, plus ~/Library/Ipe/Ipelets on OS X.
EDITOR
external editor to use for editing text objects.
IPESTYLES a list of directories, separated by semicolons, where
Ipe looks for stylesheets. You can write a single underscore for the system-wide stylesheet directory. If this variable is not set, the default consists of the system-wide stylesheet directory, plus ~/.ipe/styles on Unix, plus ~/Library/Ipe/Styles on OS X.
IPEDEBUG
set this to 1 for debugging output.
IPEDOCDIR
the directory containing the Ipe documentation.
IPEICONDIR directory containing icons for the Ipe user
interface.
IPELUAPATH
path for searching for Ipe Lua code.

Author

Otfried Cheong

Reporting Bugs

Please report bugs using Ipe bugzilla at http://ipe.otfried.org/bugzilla.html

See Also

Ipe is documented fully in The Ipe Manual, which is available online at http://ipe.otfried.org/manual/manual.ht… .

Info

September 1, 2011