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Re: A book author's LyX experience


George Kettleborough wrote:

> On 18/02/09 13:37, Glenn Hutchings wrote:
>> On Feb 17, 4:48 am, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>>> LyX is a fantastic program. It has been my main (if not only) word
>>> processor since 2001 when I first found out about it. The more you use
>>> it, the more addictive it becomes. And it's super powerful...
>> 
>> I agree.  Although recently I find myself moving more and more towards
>> Sphinx (http://sphinx.pocoo.org).  It's more geared towards online
>> docs, and looks much better than LyX/LaTeX -> latex2html output, but
>> can also produce LaTeX/PDF output too.  Definitely worth a look!
>> 
>> Glenn
> 
> I have also heard good things about ConTeXt: http://www.pragma-ade.nl/
> It is supposed to be easier to customise than LaTeX, for making more
> colourful and different publications like leaflets and such.
> 
> I personally use LaTeX for everything, which I type in emacs.
> 

I'm not surprised to hear it George, you strike me as a very experienced and
knowledgeable *nix user.

It's either Emacs or Vi it seems, and I went the Vi route myself.

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