On 10/5/07, Frank Jahnke <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > Since you seem to use the equation feature quite intensively, maybe > > you have any clue on making the equation editor perform better. > > Sorry I can't really be of much help with OO.o equations. > > What I do personally is a kludge, but it works well enough. For > documents that I create for read-only use, I use groff and friends. For > those that require collaboration, I use Wordperfect to create the > equations (it has an equation mode like troff's eqn), export them into > Word format, and then read them into Word. The equation mode in Word is > crippled, and you need to purchase MathType (I think that is the name) > to make it usable. > > The same goes for references, BTW: you really need to purchase an add-on > to make Word usable. In troff I just use refer together with Refbase. > > I've just not had much luck with OO.o's equation mode. If often crashes > Word, and since all the people I collaborate with use Word, well, I use > Word rather than try to teach them troff (or TeX). While they are all > top-flight scientists and engineers at major US research Universities, > their computer literacy is surprisingly low. > > I've given up on trying to find a BSD or Linux program that is good > enough for this purpose -- none really are. So I just use Word in a VM > and am done with it.
Have you tried LyX? _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"