[OS X TeX] Design Possibilities (was ... the faint of heart)

Eric Steed unicity at mac.com
Wed May 5 11:31:28 EDT 2004

Thanks, William -

I just ( recently ) bought Creative Suite Premium, although
I need to enroll in a course at the local University to use
it. A Friend of mine politely pointed out that I've been, for
the most part, away from Design during the critical years
1983 - 2002 ( After it's digitization beginning in 1969 ).

This makes it all a bit 'challenging' <Grin> Although, as
I was there in it's 'formative years, say 1869 - 1969, I
have some advantages- I know better 'from whence it

director at singul.us

On May 5, 2004, at 7:28 AM, William F. Adams wrote:

> <Snip> InDesign is the first program to approach TeX's capabilities in 
> a reasonable fashion, but it lacks long document and math 
> capabilities, and isn't scriptable / suited for batch pagination. It's 
> also quite new, and wasn't available for much of the time I've been 
> doing layout and design. I also hate the user interface, too Quark / 
> Illustrator-like. <Snip>

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