[texhax] Running LaTex in xp pro w/ open office

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Feb 1 18:38:32 CET 2011

On Feb 1, 2011, at 8:34 AM, Robert Hauser wrote:

> TYhe reason I downloaded LaTex in the first place was for their supposed ease in writing mathematical relationships...what good is that if they have to first be typed up in something like Open Office or DOS?

You might want to try LyX (which is a graphic front-end to LaTeX). It has an equation editor:


If you have access to a graphics tablet or Tablet PC you might want to try MathJournal:


which can export to LaTeX.

Other tools to look at include:


I would strongly recommend that you read _Math into LaTeX_:


and also review this web page:



William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications
Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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