Re: Latex, Mathematica, and journals

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg109808] Re: Latex, Mathematica, and journals*From*: "Nasser M. Abbasi" <nma at 12000.org>*Date*: Tue, 18 May 2010 06:13:10 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <hsr890$bda$1@smc.vnet.net>

"Murray Eisenberg" <murray at math.umass.edu> wrote in message news:hsr890$bda$1 at smc.vnet.net... > > For Windows, too, there's the proprietary BaKoMa system, which provides > essentially synchronized viewing of source as you typeset and even > allows you to type text directly into the viewer window. Aside from LyX, > this is probably the closest you can come today to WYSIWYG for LaTEX. > Scientific Word is all GUI front end to Latex. You do not need to even know any latex to use. Its been around since 1992. One thing I really like about it, is that it includes a symbolic engine inside it. I can select an expression in the screen, and then select the operation I want to do on the expression, then the result is computed and output comes out right there where I have the mouse pointed after the expression is, and I can then use this result and continue typing. It is in a way a Mathematica in reverse. Mathematica is a symbolic engine first, and typesetting second, while Scientific word is typesetting first, and symbolic algebra second. --Nasser