Re: Free PageMaker-style program?
Dale Scheetz <email@example.com> writes:
> On 20 Nov 1997, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> > Does anyone know of a DFSG-free program that works something like
> > Adobe PageMaker?
> > I'm kind of hoping there aren't any, because I want to write one. :-)
> I'll be the first one in line for your new sofware!
> Actually there is a pagelayout program called Lyx that generates Latex
> output (not really a bad idea) but from the little that I have looked at
> it, I don't find the user interface very comfortable. Take a look and tell
> me what you think. I'm an old pagemaker user (emphasis on the old) and
> asside from several gross bugs, I will be happy when wine can run my 5.0
> version. (There is a new version of wine that I have yet to test, so hope
> springs eternal.)
Lyx, as far as I know, isn't a page layout program, it's a word
processor. Have the developers added page layout features? I can't
imagine trying to emulate PageMaker-like features from within the
constraints of LaTeX.
Ben Pfaff <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to
Trouble? e-mail to email@example.com .