Re: OT wordprocessing anyone?
Matthias Czapla <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Fri, Jun 11, 2004 at 08:03:00AM -0400, richard lyons wrote:
> > Do folk here have recommendations about how to do wordprocessing? I
> > am looking for solutions that allow well formatted technical
> > documents, with the possibility of using well-designed templates in a
> > modern typographic style. Interoperability and/or ease of import and
> > export is important, as is handling of tables and inclusion of
> > spreadsheets and graphics.
> > [...]
> I think if you're not willing to learn LaTeX or troff commands you
> don't have many options besides OpenOffice.org. I personally like
> groff much more than LaTeX because I had trouble finding good docs
> when I wanted to so something more than the available LaTeX classes
> and packages let you do. The groff docs are excellent.
Latex with the memoir class (e.g.
flexible and aesthetically pleasing. The manual even includes an
interesting discussion of the aesthetics of typography.
And rather than Lyx, emacs+auctex as already proposed.
Brendan Halpin, Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, Ireland
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