Re: Any latex gui with vim key bindings?
If what you are looking for is just a vim gui, there are several...
vim-gnome, vim-gtk, and others (kvim looks like it was removed from
unstable). For the latex part, you may want to look at the package
vim-latexsuite which I haven't tried but looks interesting.
If by GUI, you meant WYSIWYG, then lyx is probably your best bet, but
I strongly urge you to try to learn latex directly. I puttered with
lyx for a while, but even though latex comes with a little learning
curve, its well worth learning. Its much like HTML in many ways..
especially in that using a composer to generate the code instead of
directly editing the code usually results in a mess. But its not that
hard to learn, and there are almost always templates around that get
In the end, I still recommend kile which is not vim-keybindings, but
very nice for latex editing.
On 8/2/05, Aaron M. Ucko <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> kamaraju kusumanchi <email@example.com> writes:
> > I have tried texmacs. While it is very nice, its actual code (.tm
> > file) is very difficult to understand.
> Have you tried LyX? Although it doesn't strictly fit your
> requirements either, it may still be worth considering, and I'm aware
> of at least one prominent figure (Branden Robinson) who uses it
> despite being a vi wee^H^H^H*cough;)* user. I admit that it doesn't
> work directly with LaTeX either, but its native .lyx format is a *lot*
> more intelligible than TeXmacs's .tm format.
> Alternatively, perhaps you could somehow get one of Emacs's
> vi-emulation modes to play nicely with one of its LaTeX previewing
> modes (preview-latex, whizzytex, maybe others).
> Aaron M. Ucko, KB1CJC (amu at alum.mit.edu, ucko at debian.org)
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