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This package (, Lua, and ) allows you to draw wordclouds.

This package is in beta version, do not hesitate to report bugs, as well as requests for improvement. There is lots to do!


To allow for easier feedback and bug reporting, this repository has a mirror repository on github: https://github.com/chupinmaxime/wordcloud


Wordcloud is on the ctan and can be installed via the package manager of your distribution https://www.ctan.org/pkg/wordcloud.

With live under Linux or MacOS

To install wordcloud with live, you will have to create the directory texmf directory in your home.

user $> mkdir ~/texmf

Then, you will have to place the .mp files in the ~/texmf/tex/metapost/wordcloud/.

wordcloud consists of 3 files:

  • wordcloud.mp () that should be in ~/texmf/metapost/wordcloud/;
  • wordcloud.tex () that should be in ~/texmf/tex/latex/wordcloud/;
  • wordcloud.lua (Lua) that should be in ~/texmf/scripts/wordcloud/.

With MikTEX and Windows

These two systems are unknown to the author of Wordcloud, so we refer to their documentation to add local packages: http://docs.miktex.org/manual/localadditions.html


  • metapost-colorbrewer
  • latexmp
  • luamplib
  • xcolor

## Documentation


Maxime Chupin, notezik(at)gmail.com


This projet is under LATEX Project Public License 1.3c.

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (136.1k).

wordcloud – Drawing wordclouds with and Lua

This and Lua package allows drawing wordclouds from a list of words and weights. The algorithm is implemented with whereas Lua is used to parse commands, to build the list of words and weights from a text file and to generate code interpreted by luamplib.

Home pagehttps://plmlab.math.cnrs.fr/mchupin/wordcloud
Bug trackerhttps://github.com/chupinmaxime/wordcloud/issues
LicensesFree Documentation License
The Project Public License 1.3c
MaintainerMaxime Chupin
Contained inTeX Live as wordcloud
MiKTeX as wordcloud
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