Again, the command
mbx -h will remind you of the various options for the script. The followinng is a brief summary, in general terms, of what is possible.
- LaTeX Graphics
LaTeX has a variety of languages for specifying images, such as xypic, pgfplots, and TikZ. By including the necessary pacakges or setup commands in
docinfo/latex-preamble, these can all be generated at once, in the manner of the example earlier.
Images described by the Asymptote language can be processed in a manner entirely similar to that for images described with LaTeX graphics languages. This requires having the
asyexecutable on your system and locatable via the
- Sage Plot
If you have a version of Sage installed on your system, you can specify the path to the executable and obtain images described by Sage code. See the sample article for more information.
- All Formats
If you desire images in a wide variety of formats, the option
-f allwill oblige.
- YouTube Thumbnails
For each YouTube video you specify, the script will go the YouTube site and grab a thumbnail image for that video. These get used in static formats, such as PDF.
Various conversions of WeBWorK problems are facilitated through communication with a WeBWorK server. This server is specified as an argument to the
-soption. See Chapter 9 for the details of this procedure.