[OS X TeX] Form Documents

Piet van Oostrum piet at cs.uu.nl
Tue May 24 11:00:38 CEST 2005

>>>>> Curtis Clifton <curt.clifton at mac.com> (CC) wrote:

>>> 3. The user can edit the text of the output PDF with Acrobat or whatever
>>> and the lines still wrap and the pages still break. BTW, the output is
>>> double spaced.

Acrobat can't do cahnges in a document which rewrap AFAIK.

>CC> I'm not sure about this.  To edit the generated documents it would be
>CC> technically easier (i.e., easier for the implementer) to have the script
>CC> generate TeX source which the user would edit.  This might be reasonable,
>CC> especially if the scripts typeset the documents so TeXShop could be
>CC> launched with a source and a preview window open.  I hope I don't start a
>CC> flame war---I've already been in mine for the month---but if WYSIWYG
>CC> editing is really a requirement, then perhaps a non-TeX solution is
>CC> required.

I think LyX will be easier for the kind of users you have in mind.
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
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