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TikZ Editor is a free code editor for the LaTeX graphic package TikZ.
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TikZ Editor

TikZ Editor is an editor for the LaTeX graphic package TikZ.

Note: the master branch of development requires Python3 and QT5, a Python2/QT4 version is maintained in branch py2qt4.

Main Window


  • simplistic and dedicated GUI : Tikz Editor is only about TikZ.
  • Syntax highlighting for TikZ/Latex sources.
  • Real-time preview of figures.
  • Customizable code snippets.
  • Feedback of LaTeX typesetting errors using source annotations and margin markers.
  • Separated edition of TikZ source and LaTeX preamble.



Copyright © 2012 Mickaël Menu, Frédéric Peschanski

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see (

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