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*From*: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>*To*: Alex Vinokur <alexvn at connect dot to>*Cc*: Randall R Schulz <rschulz at sonic dot net>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>*Date*: Sun, 25 May 2003 14:38:15 -0400 (EDT)*Subject*: Re: Writing mathematical formulas*Reply-to*: cygwin at cygwin dot com

On Sun, 25 May 2003, Randall R Schulz wrote: > Alex, > > At 08:28 2003-05-25, Alex Vinokur wrote: > > >"Randall R Schulz" <rschulz@sonic.net> wrote in message 5.2.1.1.2.20030524222126.03930a78@pop.sonic.net">news:5.2.1.1.2.20030524222126.03930a78@pop.sonic.net... > > > Alex, > > > > > > There is a complete TeX package available under Cygwin. > > > Randall Schulz > > > >Thanks. > > > >I worked with Microsoft Equation 3.0 in Word. > >But I have never worked with TeX package. > > > >I have read man tex. However I need any sample of invocation and using tex. > >For instance, how to create that : > >news://news.gmane.org/baqlq2$6vr$1@main.gmane.org ? > > You'll never learn TeX from the man page. That'll only tell you how to > invoke the tools. I think it's fair to say the TeX document preparation > is an art. Certainly a skill, and not one easily come by, for the most > part. And certainly WYSIWYG it ain't! (Though for all I know there are > WYSIWYG front-ends for synthesizing TeX equations.) > > There's tutorial information out there, but I'm not qualified to make > suggestions. Search the net. > > > > At 21:28 2003-05-24, Alex Vinokur wrote: > > > >Does Cygwin contains any tool for writing mathematical formulas > > > >(without using Word Equation Editor) ? > > > > Alex Vinokur > > Randall Schulz Alex, There are plenty of tutorials available on-line. I would recommend <http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/textprocessing/>, which contains plenty of links to tutorials, references, etc. You could also search Google for "LaTeX math formulas" if you need help specifically on that. I'm not aware of any WYSIWYG tools working under Cygwin (LyX is one, but I don't think it's actually ported). OTOH, the LaTeX math interface is *very* intuitive. For example, the message you cited would be produced by something like this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} This is an example of integrals. $\int \sqrt{a - bx} \; dx$ $t = a - bx$; $dt = -b \; dx$ $dx = -\frac{dt}{b}$ P.S. $a = k^3$ Thanks. \end{document} Just install TeTeX, cut/paste the above (from \documentclass{article} to \end{document}) into a file called "aaa.tex", and run "latex aaa.tex; dvips aaa.dvi". You can then view the above with GhostView. Igor -- http://cs.nyu.edu/~pechtcha/ |\ _,,,---,,_ pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu ZZZzz /,`.-'`' -. ;-;;,_ igor@watson.ibm.com |,4- ) )-,_. ,\ ( `'-' Igor Pechtchanski '---''(_/--' `-'\_) fL a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-. Meow! "I have since come to realize that being between your mentor and his route to the bathroom is a major career booster." -- Patrick Naughton -- Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html Documentation: http://cygwin.com/docs.html FAQ: http://cygwin.com/faq/

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