[OS X TeX] TeX on iPad

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Sun Dec 8 10:56:26 CET 2013


On Saturday, December 7, 2013, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Dec 7, 2013, at 6:30 AM, Claus Gerhardt <
> claus.gerhardt at uni-heidelberg.de <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > It is fairly easy running TeX and its variants  remotely on your
> computer from your iPad when you have an internet connection and a drop box
> account. I find it baffling that people want a TeX installation on their
> iPads.
> >
> > Claus
> Howdy,
> That's a big `IF' there. I have been with electricity (for recharging my
> laptop) but without WiFi for reasonable lengths of time. It was awfully
> nice having full TeX Live on my laptop so I could still run pdflatex on my
> documents.
> As a matter of fact that was the principle reason I went to a MacBook Air
> rather than an iPad! I now use an iPad Air but NOT for ``real work''; it's
> a wonderful system for using the WEB and email (well, I still dislike the
> glass keyboard) and other net based stuff when I have a good connection and
> I do lots of reading of newspapers, magazines and books at all times.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
I concur. Sure if there is a connection it is way better to run TeX on your
own computer or Cloud than internally on iPad. But there may be no
connection and only small changes are required and ability to run TeX on
iPad comes really handy



Victor Ivrii
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