[texhax] Looking for a LaTex "nearly visual" editor

Philip G. Ratcliffe philipratcliffe at tiscali.it
Fri Oct 24 23:59:10 CEST 2003

> Someone recommend me to use `lyx', but I found it very
> strange for at least two reasons:
> 1. When I import a `.tex' file (article class), lyx
> thow away my preamble.
> 2. It's so painful like WinWord when I try to insert
> math formula.

Well, that's what you'd expect from an attemnpt at wysiwyg :-)

> Coul anyone tell me a better editor. Btw, I am using
> vim to write .tex file. It's nite for short reports,
> but for longer ones -> not so happy.

I use WinEdt, which is not free but very, very good value for money (IMHO).
Many people seem to use the TeXnicCenter, which is freeware.

Cheers,  Philip G. Ratcliffe

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