[texhax] 1 question

Alexander Grahn A.Grahn at hzdr.de
Thu Sep 1 16:33:56 CEST 2011

On Thu, Sep 01, 2011 at 04:16:37PM +0200, Lars Madsen wrote:
>Marcel wrote, On 2011-09-01 00:05:
>> Hello,
>> I use LaTex since I entered the university. these days I did a fresh install
>> of texlive. before I used the MikTex (on windows), then used the Tetex ..
>> the PSTricks is amazing! Better than GNUPlot. My question is, now it is
>> possible to solve equations or integrals (perhaps some differential
>> equations) in LaTex? [the way they do maple maxima, matlab, etc.]
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Marcel Cardoso Tavelin

>no, latex is a typesetting engine not a calculator ;-)

But you can embed the calculations as Postscript routines into the
document and let the Postscript printer (or ps2pdf) integrate your
differential equations.

See the Lorenz attractor example on p. 17 of the animate package


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