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Re: Re: Re: Which editor do you use for math

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  • Subject: [mg95610] Re: [mg95544] Re: [mg95494] Re: Which editor do you use for math
  • From: Tim Brophy <timbrophy at mac.com>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 07:04:35 -0500 (EST)
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How could hot-link LaTeX to Player?

Tim Brophy


On 21 Jan 2009, at 11:46, DrMajorBob wrote:

> I downloaded LyX last night and so far have mixed reactions... I'm  
> used to
> editing WYSIWYG in NeoOffice. It's weird seeing the text spaced all
> funky-like (non-proportional fonts or something like that) UNTIL you
> decide to make it printable or PDF.
>
> I'll spend a little time, though, and see if I can get used to it.
>
> Bobby
>
> On Tue, 20 Jan 2009 04:45:39 -0600, Steve Luttrell
> <steve at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk> wrote:
>
>> For live documents nothing comes close to Mathematica. However, if  
>> you
>> need
>> to use a widely-accepted standard then LaTeX is the best solution.  
>> If you
>> like to edit your LaTeX code directly then the WinEdt/MiKTeX  
>> combination
>> is
>> quite usable, but I much prefer to use a GUI to hide the LaTeX  
>> code. With
>> this in mind, for the past 5 years or so I have used Publicon
>> (www.wolfram.com/products/publicon) to create LaTeX files, but  
>> Publicon
>> is
>> still at version 1.0.1 five years after its original release in mid  
>> 2004
>> so
>> I am concerned about its future. Recently, I have been looking at the
>> free
>> Lyx (http://wiki.lyx.org), and after a month of playing around with  
>> it I
>> have nothing but praise for this wonderful piece of software. Also,
>> transferring Publicon->Lyx via LaTeX seems to be robust. One could
>> create a
>> semi-live document by hot-linking the LaTeX to demonstrations (or
>> whatever)
>> running in Mathematica Player. For instance, static diagrams in the
>> document
>> could have interactive counterparts that run in Player.
>>
>
>
>
> -- 
> DrMajorBob at longhorns.com
>



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