[OS X TeX] LyX or TeXShop?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Dec 1 19:27:25 CET 2008

On Dec 1, 2008, at 11:56 AM, Adam M. Goldstein wrote:

> TeXShop is a text editor that provides a graphical interface to the  
> user's installation of TeX/LateX and whatever other TeX derivatives  
> he or she wants to use; has a companion viewer that must be updated  
> by typesetting; and requires that all TeX/LaTeX etc. code be entered  
> by the user. This means that someone can create any document his or  
> her TeX/LaTeX skills can provide. LyX makes it easier for someone to  
> create a document, provides nice TeX-ified output, but is less  
> flexible.


I'd add that it has facilities to help the user to add the commands.  
I.e., it is not necessarily completely manual entry.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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