[OS X TeX] LaTable and Tablas: Windows LaTeX table editors on OS X (Intel only)
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 22:17:17 EDT 2009
On Apr 4, 2009, at 9:37 PM, Ramón Figueroa-Centeno wrote:
> Here <http://www2.hawaii.edu/~ramonf/TeXShop/LaTable.zip> is a
> table editor, LaTable by Alex A. Denisov, for LaTeX which was made
> for Win32. I added icons and a launcher application. To use it you
> need Darwine <http://www.kronenberg.org/darwine/>, a port of wine
> which lets you run many windows applications on an Intel Mac for
> FREE (tested with version 1.1.18). I would also update X11 with the
> latest XQuartz <http://xquartz.macosforge.org/trac/wiki>. Double
> click LaTable (not LaTable.exe) to launch. Note: LaTable gives an
> error on exit, which is AFAIK harmless.
> The link contains a full distribution as the original site is no
> longer active.
> Darwine comes with an application named TriX that let's you install
> free files (fonts, libraries, etc.) that do not come with Darwine.
> Some applications need DDL's that do not come with Darwine and are
> not installed by TriX, usually you can find them by Googling.
> The launcher is a general launcher for .exe files with Darwine,
> i.e., if you drag an .exe file onto it it will rename itself and
> become a launcher for the .exe. This has two benefits: (a) you now
> have an application that can be placed in the Dock and can be found
> by application launchers, for example Butler <http://
> www.petermaurer.de/butler/>; (b) the Wine Helper application that
> comes with Darwine has a bug that gives any application launched
> with it a root directory inside the Darwine bundle, in contrast,
> the launcher makes the root directory the folder where it is located.
> I have used it to be able to use other Windows software on my Intel
> Macs. For example, Tablas <http://www.informatica.us.es/~calvo/prog/
> > another LaTeX table editor, which is actively maintained and in
> many ways better than LaTable.
How does this compare with TeXTable?
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