RE: Re: word processing with mathematica
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- Subject: [mg36492] RE: [mg36437] Re: word processing with mathematica
- From: "DrBob" <drbob at bigfoot.com>
- Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 00:29:33 -0400 (EDT)
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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: [mg36492] [mg36437] 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?