Re: Latex, Mathematica, and journals

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg109818] Re: Latex, Mathematica, and journals*From*: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>*Date*: Wed, 19 May 2010 07:02:10 -0400 (EDT)

But, alas, not OUR "symbolic engine"! On 5/18/2010 6:13 AM, Nasser M. Abbasi wrote: > "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 > > > -- Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 Amherst, MA 01003-9305