texmacs (was Re: [OS X TeX] TeX is not for the faint of heart)

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Tue May 4 09:58:08 EDT 2004

On Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at 09:27  AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> As for TeXmacs, I haven't looked it up because of what Samuel Lelièvre 
> wrote:
>    TeXmacs is inspired by TeX, but does not use TeX as an engine.
> which I don't understand. I mean what's the point? :-)

It affords one a true WYSIWYG TeX environment in which one is able to 
directly type into the formatted page.

It's kind of slow (but this may be better now, esp. w/ Panther's X 
client) and completely free, so if one is interested, one should try it.



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