[OS X TeX] LyX or TeXShop?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Dec 1 21:23:12 CET 2008

On Dec 1, 2008, at 12:54 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> On Dec 1, 2008, at 1:27 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> 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.
>> Howdy,
>> I'd add that it
> LyX?
>> has facilities to help the user to add the commands. I.e., it is  
>> not necessarily completely manual entry.
> Regards
> -schremmer


No, TeXShop. That was a comment on the statement that TeXShop  
``requires that all TeX/LaTeX etc. code be entered by the user.''

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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