Re: word processing with mathematica

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg36507] Re: word processing with mathematica*From*: Selwyn Hollis <slhollis at earthlink.net>*Date*: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 06:24:35 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <alh8d3$hdm$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Bobby, Have a look at the "Glue" palette found here: http://www.mathsource.com/Content/Enhancements/FrontEnd/0212-195 --- Selwyn Hollis DrBob wrote: > I'd be happier if I could just control pagination, or if automatic > pagination were done sensibly. > > Yes, I can make a page break where I want one, but I can't eliminate > page-breaks that leave tons of white-space at the end of some pages. In > some of my notebooks, Mathematica puts the first cell on a page by > itself, using less than an inch --- and NOT because the next cell takes > a whole page. If I force the first two cells to stay together, the > problem just moves to the next page. > > It's enough to make Mathematica useless as a word processor all by > itself. > > Bobby Treat > > -----Original Message----- > From: Mark Westwood [mailto:MarkCWestwood at compuserve.com] To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net > Subject: [mg36507] Re: word processing with mathematica > > > Kenny, > > Sympathy but no solution. > > I too have been trying to use Mathematica (v4.2 most recently) to type > maths papers and the like but I'm not ready to ditch LaTeX yet. There > are just too many cases where I cannot figure out how to achieve what I > want in Mathematica, things like: > - left brackets spanning multiple lines for defining hybrid functions; > - vertical alignment of equals signs in multi-line equations or > derivations; > - setting typefaces in tables of material. > > I figure most of this is do-able, but I don't have the time, or > patience, to spend too much time on it. So, I'll be the first customer > when you write the guide to math publishing in Mathematica - I just hope > you won't have to use LaTeX to write it. > > Regards > Mark Westwood > > kenny wrote: > >>I would like to use mathematica type papers for my math courses, but >>I'm having trouble formatting documents. Despite searching, I've been >>unable to find a complete guide to word processing with mathematica. >>Does anyone know where such a document could be found? > > > > >