[OS X TeX] Can TeX/LaTeX Do Page Like This?

William Adams wadams at atlis.com
Mon Sep 9 11:02:59 EDT 2002

Bob K. said:
>Well, if OmniGraffle would shape text I probably would not be looking 

You might want to look at Stone Design's Create.

>I have tried InDesign and find it is too expensive for what it 
>does. I really dislike the interface. 

Quite agree here.

>It seems the TeX is well liked 
>and respected. And if something goes wrong there are lots of people to 
>give and receive help.


>> It would actually be pretty easy (just program the curve for the type 
>> as
>> a paragraph shape---see _The TeXBook_ for details).

>Knuth, Addison-Wesley, 1984?

Yes, though there've been some up-dates since then. Also look up _TeX
for the Impatient_ (long out of print, but well worth getting on
inter-library loan), _TeX by Topic_ (available from the author as a
.pdf) and _TeX Unbound_..

Here's a post from the MacWorld forums which may help:


(scroll down to almost the bottom)


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