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NAME

       asy - Asymptote: a script-based vector graphics language


SYNOPSIS

       asy [options] [file ...]


DESCRIPTION

       Asymptote  is a powerful descriptive vector graphics language for tech-
       nical drawings, inspired by MetaPost but with an improved C++-like syn-
       tax.   Asymptote  provides  for  figures the same high-quality level of
       typesetting that LaTeX does for scientific text.


OPTIONS

       If no arguments are given, Asymptote runs in interactive mode.

       If "-" is given as the file argument,  Asymptote  reads  from  standard
       input.

       A  summary of options is included below. The effect of most options can
       be negated by prepending no to the option  name.   Default  values  for
       most  options  may  also  be entered in the file .asy/config.asy in the
       user's home directory using the long form:

            import settings;
            batchView=true;

       For a complete description, see the Info files.



SEE ALSO

       Asymptote is documented fully in the asymptote Info page.   The  manual
       can also be accessed in interactive mode with the "help" command.



AUTHOR

       Asymptote was written by Andy Hammerlindl, John Bowman, and Tom Prince.

       This manual page was written by Hubert Chan for the Debian project (but
       may be used by others).



                                  1 Dec 2004                            asy(1)

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