[OS X TeX] OT: Pages from iWork

Ralph Pöllath lists at poellath.org
Tue Feb 8 05:39:11 EST 2005

On 08.02.2005, at 01:30, Bruno Voisin wrote:
> - It includes no internal way, nor interface with any external way, 
> for creating formulas. The straightforward solution is, then, to 
> include formulas as PDF files. On the other hand, I was able to paste 
> inside a Pages document a formula created with the antique 
> Expressionist, and to paste back then edit this formula from Pages to 
> Expressionist. Which seems to indicate that:
> (i) There should be a way to create formulas in a dedicated software 
> (TeX?), copy them in a specific format preserving the TeX markup, then 
> paste them in Pages and still be able to paste them back and edit them 
> in this dedicated software.
> (ii) Maybe some tips could be gained, for achieving that aim, by 
> looking at how MathEQ <http://www.livemath.com/matheq/>, the most 
> recent incarnation of Expressionist 
> <http://www.livemath.com/about/oldnames.php>, works.

AFAIK, the documents produced by Pages are bundles containing gzipped 
XML files, so you might want to have a look at the XML.


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