[OS X TeX] Scientific Word / Scientific Assistant ?

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Tue Apr 26 12:25:28 EDT 2005

On Apr 26, 2005, at 11:42 AM, Josep M.Font wrote:

> A colleague of mine, a satisfied user of Scientific Word (on Windows 
> machines), is going to move to a Mac-based university, and has asked 
> me for advice about how to run TeX on Mac. He does not want to write 
> TeX code, he wants something that essentially works like Scientific 
> Word (not even like WinEdt), with its "what you see is more-or-less 
> what you want" display ability.
> (As a matter of fact, he started by writing code on a Mac, but when he 
> switched to a PC and started using Scientific Word, he says his 
> productivity has increased a lot, to the point that he does not write 
> drafts by hand any more, etc. He does not care for exactness between 
> on screen and final product, but on efficiency in writing and 
> producing tons of papers...)

LyX should be exactly what he wants, http://www.lyx.org


Should get you started on the specifics.


William Adams, publishing specialist
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