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In reply to Jwoody Hi James - I have LyX on my Windows laptop and I am using it to check that the LaTeX I get after translating the TeX that comes out of TechWriter is satisfactory. You are rather missing the point which is that if TechWriter could export LaTeX we'd have a LaTeX file writer that was far better than what is available on other platforms. That is because, not only is TechWriter a fantastic way of producing mathematics but, as it says in the article, combined with the RISC OS GUI it would be a killer application. It's not just playing catch up it would put RISC OS ahead.

In reply to rjek Hi Rob - That's a good point about LaTeX file import. One step at a time, 'eh ?

In reply to killermike Hi Michael - LyX, on Windows, struggles to import the TeX that comes out of TechWriter - If TechWriter TeX was more standard, I'd probably not have had to look into what was going on. As it is, translating TW TeX to LaTeX first gave me easier file code to then edit by hand. I tried not to be too technical in the article but I've actually been up to my kneck sorting this out for myself - With help, I can produce the LaTeX files I require from TW TeX but it's not a slick process.

In reply to Ginger Hi Stephen - Yes, I can produce LaTeX code by hand but that misses the point of using LaTeX which is that, as an author, you can focus on the content of what you are writing rather than producing format and layout and certainly not having to surround it in technical computer code.

 is a RISC OS Usermartin on 8/7/07 1:47PM
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