[OS X TeX] LaTeXit inserts inline text too high.

George Nurser gnurser at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 2 07:36:59 EDT 2008

2008/6/2 Bruno Voisin <bvoisin at mac.com>:
> Le 2 juin 08 à 10:56, George Nurser a écrit :
>> 2008/5/31 Maarten Sneep <maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl>:
>>> On 31 mei 2008, at 09:50, George Nurser wrote:
>>>> When I use LaTeXit as a service to insert an inline equation into the
>>>> text in either pages or TextEdit, it seems to put the equation half a
>>>> line too far upwards.
>>>> This is with LaTeXit 1.15.0 and either Pages 3.02 or TextEdit v 1.5,
>>>> Leopard, 10.5.3.
>>>> Is there any way of adjusting the height of the equations?
>>> see http://mactextoolbox.sourceforge.net/articles/baseline.html for a
>>> discussion of the underlying reasons for this problem. I'm not sure this
>>> can
>>> actually be resolved with pages of textedit.
>> Thanks Maarten for the link.
>> It seems a great pity that this isn't possible. If it were, Pages+
>> LaTeXiT would be useful for short documents; as it is they are not.
>> Perhaps I'll post at MacResearch and hope that some Apple people
>> notice.
> That does not solve your problem (I wish it would: I'm Pages user too!), but
> for OpenOffice and NeoOffice the OOoLaTeX macros do perform baseline
> correction (using PNG or EMF, not PDF):
> http://ooolatex.sourceforge.net/
> Bruno Voisin

Right. But as I understand it, the problem is that it isn't
practically possible for LaTexiT to get the baseline out of Pages, and
that Apple could make it possible to extract the baseline.

--Correct me if I'm wrong here.


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