On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 09:16:50PM +0100, Joe Hart wrote:
Andrei Popescu wrote:
I've never heard of lyx. Have to check it out. Would you consider a
450 page book a big project?
On Sun, 11 Feb 2007 18:41:55 +0200
Micha Feigin <email@example.com> wrote:
Actually I am a bigger fan of lyx, but that's a hard sell for office
lyx is good for big documents, or when you already have a class to use.
If you are doing something small (one or two pages) and atypical it
might be faster to just use abiword.
Think of Lyx as a GUI front-end to LaTex. You can use LaTex to do
anything from a simple letter (no sections, no TOC), report, or a whole
book. Its all about the structure of the document without worrying
about the typographic details.
Presumably, your 450 page book would have front-matter, title page, TOC,
chapters, sections, etc, appendicies, bibliography, and perhaps an
index. LaTex does all this.
If you want a GUI, use Lyx. If you want to just use Vim, then use