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When to use artist-mode, and when to use picture-mode

Why does emacs offer two drawing modes? artist mode picture mode Are they competing packages or have different use cases. What I tried: googled "emacs artist-mode versus picture-mode" My ...
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artist-mode copy a square?

When using artist-mode I often find I want to create several equally sized boxes for a diagram. Is there an easy way I can copy an existing shape on my page and drag it out to a new place? Or a way ...
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Asciitosvg drawings with artistmode?

As a team, we use asciitosvg in our documentation wiki to generate beautiful diagrams : https://github.com/dhobsd/asciitosvg I'd like to draw those using artistmode, but the shapes are slightly ...
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Use colors with artist-mode

Is there a good robust method to draw with colors in artist-mode or a similar mode? By this I mean setting the foreground and background faces to colors such as red, green, blue, etc. for individual "...
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insert picture without replacing the word in artist mode

I want to add rectangle outside the text as follows: +---------+ |why there| +---------+ But what I get is +--------+ |hy there| +--------+ I use C-c C-a r at the beginning of line which just ...
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How do I finish a line in artist-mode without a mouse?

I'm using a lot of artist-mode at the moment but I find cancelling the current op very fiddly. Apparently when drawing a polyline you can use mouse-3 but this isn't very helpful when you just have ...