[OS X TeX] eqno

Ross Moore ross at ics.mq.edu.au
Wed Dec 3 23:11:36 CET 2008

Hi Art,

On 04/12/2008, at 8:57 AM, Art Werschulz wrote:

> Hi.
> On Dec 3, 2008, at 4:11 PM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>> I agree with George -- eqnarray makes for ugly equations. Use the  
>> amsmath package and then the the align, multiline, or one of many  
>> other environments for multiline equations.
> "multiline" should be "multline".
> I'm a big fan of the amsmath package.  At one point I was an AmSTeX  
> user, which meant that I had to roll my own techniques for handling  
> some of the things LaTeX gives you.  When Mike Spivak came out with  
> LAmSTeX, I was happy to use same.  Then the amsmath package came  
> out, and I was finally ready to switch over to LaTeX.
> Documentation for the amsmath package may be found in amsldoc.pdf,  
> available through CTAN.
> An aside: Has anybody else out there used LAmSTeX?


But I wasn't happy with the Commutative Diagrams,
so helped develop Xy-pic as a replacement.
Since then I've not had any need to go back to LAmSTeX;
but I've a colleague who uses it almost exclusively.

> Art Werschulz
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