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Xgraph is a Unix program that takes one or more datasets of xy pairs and plots them. It is useful because it is capable of generating a MIF version of the plot, which can then be imported into Framemaker and edited. Use the hardcopy menu to generate the MIF file. This program is offered without support. Alternatively, you can use gnuplot configured to generate plots in mif.
SVG Schematics is a Python program that can be used to generate attractive schematics (please do not use Cadence schematics, they are very difficult to read).