[Scribus] OT: how would you do mathematics in scribus?
Thu Feb 16 07:32:22 CET 2006
On Thu, Feb 16, 2006 at 04:51:34PM +1100, Owen Cook wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Feb 2006, David Purton wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > I marked this off topic, since it's not really related to scribus
> > specifically - rather dtp generally.
> > How would you do mathematically intensive books in a page layout program
> > such as Scribus?
> > eg. - lots of inline mathematics
> > lots of display mathematics
> > lots of technical diagrams
> > lots of numbered items with multiple levels of numbering - layed
> > out both horizontally and vertically. Horizontal layout of
> > numbering might be 2, 3, 4, etc parts across page.
> > Must be easy to both set quickly and edit both diagrams and text.
> > Mathematics must be beautiful - think LaTeX, NOT MS equation editor...
> Well why not do it in LATEX and import it into scribus.
This will not be easily editable though. This is a bit like what we do
now - expect we manage to get the LaTeX into our DTP app - but we can
get words in as text - albeit as individual words - not paragraph :(.
But some cunning macros can convert to a paragraph if we need to edit
> You might have to be a bit careful with the fonts if there is a mixture of
> maths and text
> If you use KDE, kile might help
dcpurton at chariot.net.au
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