1. Dan Drake
  2. SageTeX


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This is the SageTeX package. It allows you to embed code, results of computations, and plots from the Sage mathematics software suite (http://sagemath.org) into LaTeX documents. ====================================================================

SageTeX is included with Sage, so to use it, you only need to make the file sagetex.sty known to TeX; that file will be in SAGE_ROOT/local/share/texmf/tex/generic/sagetex, along with documentation and examples. See the Sage installation guide at http://sagemath.org/doc/installation/ for complete instructions and http://sagemath.org/doc/tutorial/sagetex.html for a quick usage introduction. The complete documentation is in sagetex.pdf, in the SAGE_ROOT/... directory mentioned above.

If you want to extract any of SageTeX's files from the .dtx sources, you can do

  1. Run `latex sagetex.ins'

To regenerate the documentation, do

  1. Run `latex sagetex.dtx'
  2. Run `sage sagetex.sage'
  3. Run the indexing commands that the .ins file told you about.
  4. Run `latex sagetex.dtx' again.

You can skip step 3 if you don't care about the index. You will need the pgf and tikz packages installed to typeset the figures.

The file example.tex has, as you likely guessed, a bunch of examples showing you how this package works. You can compile it using a another latex-sage-latex cycle as in steps 1-2-4 above. Note that example.tex includes some PNG graphics which latex cannot use; to see those, use pdflatex instead of regular latex or enable the imagemagick option. (See the documentation.)

To use the SageTeX package with your own documents, see the "Installation" section of the documentation.

SageTeX now includes `remote-sagetex.py', a plain Python script that allows you to use a remote Sage server instead of a local Sage installation, so now you can use SageTeX on any computer with TeX and Python 2.6 installed.

This work builds on a lot of work by others; see the CONTRIBUTORS file and the "Credits" section of the documentation for credits. The source code may be modified and distributed under the terms of the GPL, version 2 or later; the documentation may be modified and distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Share Alike 3.0 License. See the "Copying and licenses" section of the documentation.

Please let me know if you find any bugs or have any ideas for improvement!