Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Learn LaTeX Online?

This seems like an interesting web application:

If you want to "test drive" LaTex without downloading it, there is now a web application for you:

Learn and Use LaTeX Online with MonkeyTex

When I taught statistics I learned to use LaTex, a very helpful program for typesetting equations. While we used Stata for the in-class assignments, I used Latex constantly to create handouts, exam review sheets and homework PDFs. For Mac, the distribution is MacTex.

Many scholars I know also use LaTex as a bibliography management tool, though I prefer Bookends even if it's not free.

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