# Math writing tablet apps instead of LaTeX

I am not fluent in LaTeX and was wondering whether any of the new iPad pen-input apps are very useful for writing math documents more fluently than using LaTeX as a proxy language. If so, which one/ones do you use for that, and do you ultimately export to some standard tool or actually get the whole thing final within the app?

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• Oh, well. You just escape to TeX every time you feel so or don't remember the proper markdown syntax. It easier to write _emphasis_ than \emph{emphasis}, but at least pandoc would detect $$\int e^{\frac{1}{x}} dx$$ and convert it to a proper LaTeX display chant. – Oleg Lobachev Jun 30 '18 at 15:03