[OS X TeX] Re: eBooks with LaTex and ... ?

Lee Witt leedwitt at gmail.com
Sun Jan 29 18:40:12 EST 2012

Mathtype used to provide some ability to use LaTeX to enter equations and
symbols. Whether that continues, or would work with this new product, will
have to be seen.
On Jan 29, 2012 4:38 PM, "Nicola" <nvitacolonna at gmail.com> wrote:

> In article <CFAEA6F4-5021-4CCF-B9C6-14E399B19F42 at uchicago.edu>,
>  David Derbes <loki at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> > The early indications with respect to Apple's Author are not good. There
> > seems to be no LaTeX support at all.
> Isn't it ironic that iBooks Author comes with a template called Elementary
> Algebra (with no math in it)? :)
> For the sake of completeness, however, it should be mentioned that iBooks
> Author
> integrates with MathType:
> http://www.dessci.com/en/products/mathtype_mac/popup_ibooks_author.htm
> >From the same web site:
> “Within iBooks Author, an Insert MathType Equation command appears on the
> Insert
> menu if MathType is installed. Choosing this command inserts an equation
> into
> the document at the insertion point. This is similar to how MathType works
> with
> Apple's iWork '09 office suite. In order to make the math accessible to
> users
> with vision impairments, users can associate text to be spoken for each
> equation
> using Apple's VoiceOver screen reader software.”
> I have never used it and I have no idea how well it works.
> Nicola
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