[OS X TeX] OT: Pages from iWork

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Thu Feb 10 08:39:16 EST 2005

On 10 feb 2005, at 14:07, Simon Spiegel wrote:

> On 10.02.2005, at 13:40, Ingo Reich wrote:
>> Hi Simon,
>> thanks for your suggestion; seems to be a very interesting, useful 
>> and cheap (!) little program.
>> Ingo
> Getting OT here: At the moment, Mellel is about the only really 
> useable word processor for academic writing on the Mac IMO. Although 
> it's a really cheap app done basically by two (!!) people, it seems to 
> be the only app which aims to follow in Framemaker's footsteps It 
> still misses some important features, but the features it has are 
> generally very well thought out, and the next two updates will bring a 
> lot of additional features. I'm really curious to see whether it can 
> be replace LaTeX for before I finish my PhD thesis.

I respectfully disagree: A few issues:
- Section titles and pretty much everything you want to reference from 
elsewhere in the document cannot
   contain special characters (such as maths). This is a big No-no.
- No maths support.


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