Re: How to write reports and books in Mathematica
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- Subject: [mg109760] Re: How to write reports and books in Mathematica
- From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
- Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 06:15:05 -0400 (EDT)
On 5/14/10 at 5:33 AM, Kevin.McCann at umbc.edu (Kevin J. McCann) wrote: >Here we have a difference of opinion. LaTeX and all the other Tex's >require that "code" be written, which is subsequently processed to >generate the final output. Yes, LaTeX is a markup language and does require some learning before you can use it effectively. And since it can do a variety of things, like Mathematica, there are a great many things to learn. But also like Mathematica, you do not need to learn everything in order to get things done. >That said, I rely on the Stylesheet to determine the look and feel >of the document, and, as I said in an earlier post, this is not at >all intuitive. So, here is where I have to spend my time, but once >the template (Stylesheet) is done, You have effectively substituted one problem for another with roughly the same degree of difficulty. That is instead of using a LaTeX class, you are using a Stylesheet which performs essentially the same purpose. And I would point out, there is many more books/references available for LaTeX and how to use it than there are for Mathematica Stylesheets.