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Re: The Attila Challenge: Word Processors

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____/ Attila on Friday 04 September 2009 13:52 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> If you need a GUI front end to LaTeX, have a look at Kile and LyX. I've
>> used the latter since 2001.
>> - --
>>                 ~~ Best of wishes
>> Roy S. Schestowitz      | Watch your step, that soapbox is very slippery
> Cheers for that, Roy. Yeah, I know about the front-ends. My favourite is
> Texmaker which I find quite useful. Sadly, the problem is in the coding not
> in the user interface. I'm doing things that TeX simply wasn't designed to
> handle. The running dictionary style header is only a tiny part of the
> entire job and I'm rather pleased with myself, to be honest, that this is
> the only bit that seems intractable. It's a capability that an office suite
> should have and the openoffice devs have recognised it. They want me to
> submit it as a feature request. Ironically, that fact that you can't do this
> with MSOffice works against me since features lacking in OO that "the
> competition" already have, gives the feature request a higher priority.
> According to them, I am the first one to request this formally although I
> saw a posting in some forum where an Excel user was asking for the same
> thing. There were no answers to her query. I'm glad I'm dealing with
> Openoffice devs rather than M$. I'd be rotting in my grave before I got an
> acknowledgement but with FOSS I should see this feature appear before not
> too long. The community is fantastic!
> Ciao,
> Attila, The Freetard from Hell

LyX is a lot more PowerFul than PowerPoint in some areas. With LyX I have made
some of my presentations, e.g.:


In pure TeX I also made a poster:


It's nice when you can export as HTML because TeX understand structure:


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