[OS X TeX] OT: TeX on windows

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Tue Oct 19 00:56:28 CEST 2004


On 19 okt 2004, at 0:50, Stephan Hochhaus wrote:

> Hello Christopher et al.,
>
>> You might want to check out emacs as you editor on the PC.  You can 
>> read up on installing emacs + autex here:
>> http://www.math.aau.dk/~dethlef/Tips/introduction.html
> Unfortunately Emacs is not really an option because my students all 
> come from Word and are not used to such a powerful yet somewhat 
> complicated editor. And besides that, I am more of a vi(m) guy ;-)
> But thanks for the suggestion, I also tried jEdit, but that was also 
> not an ideal solution.

TeXnicenter does have a nice user interface, but it can crash. Another 
option that is commonly used in Windows is Winedt, which is not free, 
but has a longer development history. From what I've seen it doesn't 
crash and it is probably easier to grok for Word users than Emacs.

Maarten

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