Re: vim + LaTeX (Was: What am I missing without mutt?)
On Thu, Feb 07, 2008 at 12:11:14PM +0200, Emre Sahin wrote:
> marc <email@example.com> writes:
> > Steve Lamb said...
> >> After you suggested using AbiWord I gave it a whirl. At first glance it
> >> seemed to work nicely but after 2-3 times I noticed that it was really
> >> chugging on dealing with my document which was a mere 25 pages of prose
> >> so far. Unless I planned on breaking it up by chapters and figuring out
> >> how to merge it all together later I didn't see AbiWord being able to
> >> deal with the 300-600 pages I am shooting for.
> > Ok, by a circuitous route, we've got to why I asked my earlier question.
> > The reason I asked is that I write books yet haven't found anything to
> > match WinEdt, which is a Windows editor, for handling chapters and LaTeX
> > on Linux. In all other cases, I use vim.
> You can try AUCTeX on Emacs. AFAIK it comes with Emacs 22 on Lenny.
> My experience with AUCTeX is better than WinEdt, with tools like
> RefTeX etc, and also preview for formulas and headings. AUCTeX made me
> to convert from LyX.
> There is also a KDE LaTeX editor which I can't remember the name... It
> looks somewhat like WinEdt, so much that I didn't further try to learn it.
> Also on the original thread: why nobody mentioned Gnus as an
> alternative to Thunderbird? It can do anything (from what you say)
> mutt does, and also can show you attached images, wash HTML etc. ;)
> (If you're not using it from shell, though.)
Emacs's bidirectional text rendering is still non-existing.
I recall that there was a patch for bidi support in Emacs. But I have no
idea what ever came up with it.
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