[OS X TeX] LaTable and Tablas: Windows LaTeX table editors on OS X (Intel only)
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 23:37:25 EDT 2009
On Apr 4, 2009, at 11:19 PM, Ramón Figueroa-Centeno wrote:
>> How does this compare with TeXTable?
> TeXTable has nice features, but it has a bug the author was never
> able to resolve. Namely, it is supposed to have a button that when
> pressed will provide a preview of the table (see the screen shots
> in the TeXTable page <http://www.twistedtheorysoftware.com/textable/
> images/screenshot-01-small.png>), but that does not appear for some
> users (myself included).
I don't see any button either but in the bottom half I do see the
code that corresponds to my entries. Is this what you meant?
> The author could not quash this bug, so he open sourced the code in
> the hopes that someone would fix this, and continue development. (I
> believe the bug lies in that the author has non-standard frameworks
> on his machine. If anybody can shed light on this we would greatly
> improve an already useful tool).
I do like it a lot.
> Now, LaTable and Tablas allow for the drawing of borders of
> individual cells (like a spreadsheet would) and allow for the
> merging of cells (adjacent in the same row).
> If the above bug is quashed and the features for borders and
> merging cells are added (the later is discussed by the author in
> the TeXTable forum as a major change, that he does not have the
> time to pursue), then TeXTable will be definitely a better
> alternative to running Windows software on OS X.
which I can't do.
It would indeed be truly very nice. But, as I said, it is already nice.
Thanks for the explanations.
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