[OS X TeX] LaTeX Books

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Fri Jul 1 22:39:07 CEST 2005


On 1 Jul 2005, at 21:59, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> Maarten Sneep wrote:
>
>> On 24 Jun 2005, at 17:29, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>>
>>> pro and con of doing graphics "within" LaTeX.
>>
>> Pro: any labels that appear within your figure will match the main  
>> body text.
>> Con: not wysiwyg (may be a pro, though for figures I'm not so sure  
>> there are many who will argue in favour).
>
> What about WarmReader?

Excellent; no money for Illustrator though, and most of the figures  
are graphs anyway, so Illustrator is overkill for those.

> As an aside, it seems to me that devices like SpotLight (but I am  
> still with Panther) and Google mail presuppose that you know  
> specifically what you are looking for so they will find it for you  
> … once you have specified it. But sometimes I just want to look at  
> what is there, if only to muse and perhaps get an idea. In the  
> latter case, nothing beats having the stuff in some folder.

Agreed.

> By the way, Dave "Novalis" Turner, GPL Compliance Engineer, wrote  
> to me that "PDF is NOT considered to be suitable for revising the  
> document straightforwardly" but that "[he thought] the Intaglio  
> files would be Transparent copies".

I have some trouble placing this remark in the proper context.

Maarten

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