[clug] Linux GUI prog to test latex

David Austin david at d-austin.net
Mon Apr 20 23:37:57 MDT 2015

On 21 April 2015 at 11:01, Hal Ashburner <hal at ashburner.info> wrote:

> I tried lyx ages ago and didn't care for it much.
> I just want something when I'm writing raw latex in a text editor and
> want to check that the line-noise I'm producing for some mathematical
> formula is ok or just that line needs fixing.
> \frac{1}{e^{i \pi}+1
> is missing a closing brace if you have a dozen of such tracking down
> the error is painful, cut and paste it at www.texrendr.com and it
> renders it for you and shows you that you need to fix it, localising
> the errors.

I've been using sympy lately, with it's latex output printer, which
I've found far better than manually editing latex.

Only downside is that it's trivial to generate expressions that don't fit
on any
known page.


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