[OS X TeX] LaTable and Tablas: Windows LaTeX table editors on OS X (Intel only)

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sun Apr 5 04:17:17 CEST 2009

On Apr 4, 2009, at 9:37 PM, Ramón Figueroa-Centeno wrote:

> Aloha,
> Here <http://www2.hawaii.edu/~ramonf/TeXShop/LaTable.zip> is a  
> table editor, LaTable by Alex A. Denisov, for LaTeX which was made  
> for Win32. I added icons and a launcher application. To use it you  
> need Darwine <http://www.kronenberg.org/darwine/>, a port of wine  
> which lets you run many windows applications on an Intel Mac for  
> FREE (tested with version 1.1.18). I would also update X11 with the  
> latest XQuartz <http://xquartz.macosforge.org/trac/wiki>. Double  
> click LaTable (not LaTable.exe) to launch. Note: LaTable gives an  
> error on exit, which is AFAIK harmless.
> The link contains a full distribution as the original site is no  
> longer active.
> Darwine comes with an application named TriX that let's you install  
> free files (fonts, libraries, etc.) that do not come with Darwine.  
> Some applications need DDL's that do not come with Darwine and are  
> not installed by TriX, usually you can find them by Googling.
> The launcher is a general launcher for .exe files with Darwine,  
> i.e., if you drag an .exe file onto it it will rename itself and  
> become a launcher for the .exe. This has two benefits: (a) you now  
> have an application that can be placed in the Dock and can be found  
> by application launchers, for example Butler <http:// 
> www.petermaurer.de/butler/>; (b) the Wine Helper application that  
> comes with Darwine has a bug that gives any application launched  
> with it a root directory inside the Darwine bundle, in contrast,  
> the launcher makes the root directory the folder where it is located.
> I have used it to be able to use other Windows software on my Intel  
> Macs. For example, Tablas <http://www.informatica.us.es/~calvo/prog/ 
> > another LaTeX table editor, which is actively maintained and in  
> many ways better than LaTable.

How does this compare with TeXTable?

Curious regards

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