[OS X TeX] Re: LaTeX on the iPad

Giovanni Lanzani ulissesroc at gmail.com
Thu Apr 29 12:26:56 CEST 2010

It's kind of an expensive piece of software with very low ratings it


Ramón Figueroa-Centeno <ramonf at hawaii.edu>

> Aloha,
> After looking at the possibilities available on the iPad, it seems to me
> that the best option right now is Mides, a source editor that can do sftp
> and view PDFs (it does not do color coding and the files have to be UTF8
> encoded).
> I got the author interested in adding specific LaTeX support (e.g. a "\" key
> on the keyboard) and I suggested that he explore the feasibility of adding
> SyncTeX support.
> See this thread
> <http://getsatisfaction.com/mides/topics/latex-1j7ej?utm_medium=widget&utm_source=widget_mides>,
> and add to it if you wish. There he asked me if one could port a static
> library version of pdflatex. My reply is that I believe that that would
> violate Apple's policy of having no computer languages installed, but I
> could be wrong. What do you guys think?
> Ramón

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