[Tugindia] LaTeX in schools

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Mon Apr 7 11:25:27 CEST 2003

"Sridhar M.A." <mas at uomphysics.net> writes:

> On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 11:51:48AM +0530, Amitabh Trehan wrote:

>    > Woaaa! This is an important discussion. I am only too happy to
>    > report that computer novices in our M.Sc. courses at Mahatma
>    > Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya have taken to Linux
>    > and LaTeX (yes, hand creation usig GVim) like ducks to water,
>    > but I envisage a shortage of teachers to carry out the job
>    > meaningfully.
> Nice to know that. Our students, not all but most, took a fancy to
> LaTeX. In fact, those with exposure to Word were more vocal in their
> support for LaTeX :-D They were won over by the quality, not by ads.
> On the editor side, the camp was divided between vim and ktexmaker2.

In this case, choice is a nice thing.  Be sure that one available
choice is Emacs+AUCTeX+preview-latex: this is one combination that is
rather popular particularly where mathematical notation is concerned,
and Emacs is the editor of choice for many people turning to software

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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