# [texhax] WYSEEWYG Editors for LaTeX

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Nov 9 15:14:44 CET 2010

On Nov 9, 2010, at 8:42 AM, Paul Stanley wrote:

> I have heard of such things and what I'd like to know is, is the LaTeX source *interpreted*, as it were, live in the edit window? for example, say, I wanted to typeset a fraction such as \frac{x}{y^2}', would I be able to *see* the result of my code immediately, that is to say, without having to run the LaTeX compiler separately?

The two tools in this problem space I'm aware of are:

LyX: http://www.lyx.org

and

TeXmacs: http://www.texmacs.org/

They go about the problem in different ways --- LyX's is particularly innovative and IMO the most forward-looking.

William

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