Re: LaTex on a Mac

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg18548] Re: LaTex on a Mac*From*: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Sat, 10 Jul 1999 02:18:46 -0400*Organization*: Universitaet Leipzig*References*: <7m3lsi$sj7@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi Bill, I personal like TeX more to write documents even when the expression formating in Math 4.0 looks better than ever. The first reason is: I like to have my hands on the keyboard and I hate it to switch between the mous and the keyboard. It is much to slow, it breaks the flow of ideas .. ok I hate it The second reason is I'm much more handy to setup some (La)TeX macros than to make StyleBoxe[] + Palettes to enter the boxes fast (with a mouse). The third reason is: LaTeX can better deal with meta-informations like table of contents, index, literatur data bases .. If you become a bit handy in LaTeX you will not type formulas with anything else. Regards Jens "William B. Marks" wrote: > > Just getting started on LaTex. So I'm writing the Mathematica group that I know. > Maybe someone has a tip on an alternative to Mathematica for an original > language. That's because Mathematica on my PPC seems too buggy to rely on. There > may be a tried and tested alternative. I have OzTex to check my coded > text. If I don't get a better idea I will code the text in LaTex myself by > hand, and use Expressionist to code the equations. > > Thanks, > Bill Marks

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: Re: LaTex on a Mac***From:*"Carl K.Woll" <carlw@fermi.phys.washington.edu>