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Re: Which editor do you use for math articles

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  • Subject: [mg95372] Re: Which editor do you use for math articles
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 05:26:53 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gkppt1$dpi$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi,


LaTeX/pdfLaTeX & ASCII Editor (Textpad in my case).

Regards
   Jens

TL wrote:
> Although Mathematica 7 is a very powerful peace of software as far as 
> the computational part goes it turns out to be quite limited and 
> unstable when it comes to word editing and processing, despite the 
> claims in the help that it is almost as powerful as WinWord.
> For example it crashed multiple times on me while I was trying to setup 
> the right fonts and sizes, as  a result I lost all my work several 
> times, it also messed up my fonts, sizes, styles, settings for the 
> equations, its undo is totally useless and I couldn't figure out how to 
> format a text and a graphic in two or more columns and display them side 
> by side in a notebook as well as how to control what goes on what page 
> and while printing to PDF often it wouldn't print all pages, but just 
> the first 2-3.
> 
> All that said I'm wondering what program to use to write my work in, and 
> I'm asking for advice - is WinWord any better when it comes to handling 
> equations?
> Any other choices?
> 
> What is the best way to export Mathematica 7 equations and graphics?
> 
> 


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