[texhax] Translating into math-like symbols
will.adams at frycomm.com
Mon Apr 24 14:11:29 CEST 2006
On Apr 23, 2006, at 6:03 PM, WILLIAM D MARKEL wrote:
> OK, I joined TUG and got the disks. Everything is installed. What
> I want to be able to do is translate stuff like what follows into
> something resembling math. So far, I haven't a clue about how to
> do this.
> % This file was created by EXP Version 5.1.
The pointers to the beginner's pointers on www.tug.org are a good
start. Short version is put this in your favourite .tex enabled
editor and press the ``LaTeX'' button.
One thing which may not be covered there is that you'll need to
import the support for this old Brooks-Cole editing system:
So you'll need to track down the files
with the appropriate extension (I don't think they were ever done
in .dtx (documented tex) format).
Here's one copy:
A useful technique I've found is to copy the generic part of an error
message out of the log and paste it into a search on a decent search
engine (those which cover usenet:comp.text.tex like groups.google.com
are especially helpful).
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