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Pros and cons of different LaTeX wysiwyg editors [closed]

What would one suggest as a wysiwyg LaTeX editor for online teaching? What are pros and cons of Gummi, Python's latex2mathml.converter and MathJax?
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Markdown/Tex notebook

I've found typing up mathematical equations on a dummy mathexchange question, is better than writing them out by hand. You get to type the markup/Tex in a cell, and below the output is rendered in ...
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Stable, small and extendable LaTeX docker image

I want to add a Dockerfile to each of my many old LaTeX Git repositories on GitHub and integrate it as a GitHub action so that I can make sure that: all the necessary files are committed and pushed ...
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Keeping annotations between overlays in a pdf presentation

I have a presentation in pdf format, where some of the slides include overlays (items appearing one-by-one in a slide etc.). During the presentation, I would like to create annotations (drawings with ...
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Check whether two very different documents have text in common

I wrote a master's thesis years ago. Over the years I have worked on an article to publish the results of this thesis. Because I have worked on this article for years, it is now very different from my ...
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Is there a completely free alternative to MathPix?

You cannot use MathPix completely freely anymore. You have a certain limit of conversions per month. After that, now, you need to upgrade your plan (from free to paid). I don't want to pay for a tool ...
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Small and fast Unicode character picker with support for TeX math

Sometimes I need simple Unicode math characters (like α≠β) quickly inserted into any text field. Since I'm very used to LaTeX it's very convenient for me find these through their equivalent (La)TeX ...
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What is this pdf software [closed]

i am not sure if this is the right website to ask, but in one presentation, the lecturer used this software that i thought was quite neat. If anyone knows it, i would appreciate any comment :)! Y
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Software for teaching/displaying Math

I'm currently teaching math online. I don't have a digital pen and everytime I write math equations I usually write it on softwares that are able to support Latex. Currently I use Xournal++, Geogebra, ...
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Setting up secured directory for my report done in Latex

I am not sure what Sub of StackExchange is correct to post this. This is my original post in Tex.SE. I want to create a secured Latex folder (as my working directory) in my Lab PC. Only I and my ...
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Handwriting to LaTeX?

Usa there an Android app which will convert math handwriting to LaTeX? I have seen some apps like photomath on Android that take pictures of textbook math and solve the problem but I just want LaTeX ...
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Document management tool recommendations for PowerPoint and Markdown

I know there must be something out there that does what I am looking for, but I am hoping someone here may already be familiar with it or know of something similar. I have a library of modules that ...
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Ideas for static website generator that produces HTML and PDF from single LaTeX / MathML source?

I'm looking for a tool that can generate both a static (but responsive) website and also PDF output from the same LaTeX-enabled source. I'd like to have 'chapters' in the PDF output be 'tabs' in the ...
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Is there a vs code extension that splits long LaTeX lines to shorter ones?

Is there any visual studio code extension that autoformats the LaTeX code such that it splits too long lines to shorter ones? I would like to write articles but I would like to avoid pressing enter if ...
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Is there a python library to create draw.io-like schematics?

I need to create schematics similar to the ones that can be created with draw.io or other similar software like dia, or MS Visio. However, I need to do that with a scripting language, preferably ...
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Create LaTeX document in MATLAB (MATLAB Plugin?)

Can't use LaTeX software on work computer but I have Matlab and can get plugins for it. I know Matlab is powerful. Has anyone written a plugin to use it to create LaTeX documents? On my company ...
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Command-line tool(s) or info for building a PDF report

I'm trying to write a script that takes as its input one PDF file containing a header block, plus one multi-page PDF file containing black and white vector graphics plus a little text, and outputs ...
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Is there a Firefox Add-on that lets you copy and paste Latex from websites?

Some websites like Wikipedia don't let me copy and paste the Latex.
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Is there an LaTeX editor embeddable in a web site?

For a project I need allow LaTeX input from a from website's users. I want a light weight LaTeX Editor that I can embed in my website and help them to write and edit their documents. I want this ...
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library or program to convert ppt/pptx files to odt files

I have ppt/pptx files that I want to convert to text format like odt or LaTeX for printing. Printing ppt/pptx files is possible but not ideal since slides take to much space(require more papers) even ...
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Documenting an Application via Repository

I am looking for a recommendation on what solution is a good practice for documenting and updating an application using a git repository. We are working with a large codebase and multiple teams of ...
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GNU/Linux alternative to Math input panel

For scientific writing I am used to write formulas in LaTeX typesetting them by keyboard. A colleague showed me how this can be done way faster: He just draws the formula with a stylus in a program ...
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Alternative to Latex

I am searching an alternative to latex. The software should be used to create coloured invoices (PDF) for the gas and electricity industry. I know that latex is great for math, but in this case it ...
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Windows dark themed with autocomplete Tex editor?

I have been trying different editors, but I always find that they are lacking some of the traditional code editors' features. The only one I have found that could fit the requirements of being dark ...
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How to organize math notes?

I need to organize all of my math notes. I would like to create a sort of library of notes, where a note can link other notes and each note is stored in plain text format (for example, Markdown + ...
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Text-based note taking applicationg with solid math support and good organization

I am looking for something like Boostnote. However, it seems that Boostnote is not able to handle very large collections of notes. It also has some interface quirks (it scrolls up and down a bit ...
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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/...
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Programming animations for mathematical formulas

I'm trying to make animations to explain mathematical concepts in which formulas would play a big role. I'd need text and formulas to do some simple things like fading in and out, moving, rotating, ...
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Convert pen and paper math expressions into latex

I've seen some questions about this that are somewhat dated, so I'm asking again in case something new has come up. Context: I'm a student who spends a lot of time making math notes on pen and paper. ...
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Are there any instant messaging apps that support Markdown and LaTex?

I am a college student, and we come across situations where we need to discuss homework and concepts that we have to learn. We traditionally use WhatsApp, but that's not really a good enough app, as ...
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Modern TeX/LaTeX Literate Programming Tool?

Originally posted on the TeX/LaTeX Stack Exchange here. Note that I had to remove some links due to not having enough reputation here to include them yet.      I've been ...
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Word processor for math and code?

I'm looking for a graphic word processor who can support LaTeX such as Stack Exchange just by writing $\formula$, but also code writing. It's for taking my notes in my IT - math class.
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The best software to create book?

I want to start writing book and I'm interested what software is available on the web. It should have: Be open source. Easy to write. Create LaTeX. Easy to format. Write in easy syntax.
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Building a Markdown, Math Notation, Syntax Highlighting Text Editor

I want to have a text editor like that of SO and and math.stackexchange.com. That will work on web browsers like that of SE. I need some level of markup support and also math notation support like ...
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Track changes with in pdf documents for non-Latex reviewers

Background: I'm one of the very few people using LaTeX in my university. And every time I'm stage where I present a first draft to my professors I'm faced with the same problem. They are used to ...
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LaTeX editor that can insert images automatically

I'm pretty fluent in the LaTeX typesetting language, and often use it to make quick notes on things I'm thinking about, for future reference. I have this process pretty streamlined by now, but I hit a ...
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Software editor supporting TeX maths, code highlighting, & specific requirements

I've had this problem for a while, a lot of people around me (sciences) seem to have this problem as well, and so far I haven't found a satisfactory solution. I would like to find a tool for taking ...
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Automatically remove white borders from pdfs, no OCR, command line

(similar question exists, is explicitly for another platform and doesn't mention that no OCR is needed) I need a command line tool (or a PDF viewer which supports this as a display option) which can ...
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LibreOffice Math to LaTeX Extension

I'm looking for an extension that works with LibreOffice's Math application where I could create mathematical formulas in the application and then use the extension to export the formulas to LaTeX. I ...
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Drawing convolutional neural networks

Is there any software used to draw figures in academic papers describing the structure of neural networks (specifically convolutional networks)? The closest solution to what I want is the TikZ LaTeX ...
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Software for a personal wiki with (good) LaTeX support

I want to use a wiki for organizing my research in Mathematics. It is only for me and few colleagues. It must be an online wiki since I am not the only editing it. It needs to have a good support to ...
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Convert a .bbl file to a .bib file

I am looking for a program or web service that can convert a .bbl file to a .bib file. Any OS/license/price is fine. I am aware that some information may be missing in the resulting .bib file, which ...
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Visual LaTeX editor with citation management

I need a visual LaTeX editor for general use on Ubuntu 14.04+. To be more specific, some features that would be helpful would include: Bibliography/references/inline citation management Footnote ...
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Eclipse plugin with live preview for LaTeX

I am looking for an Eclipse plugin that gives a live preview when editing a LaTeX file. It should work on Windows.
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Sublime Text plugin with live preview for LaTeX

I am looking for a Sublime Text plugin that gives a live preview when editing a LaTeX file. It should work on Windows.
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Pdf reader + Latex with hyperlinks to references

Is it possible to have a pdf reader/reader plugin for Ubuntu that can automatically navigate Latex references as hyperlinks? Usually, the hyperlinking depends on whether or not a pdf document has ...
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Tools that allow to write markdown, latex and R code (knitr) in the same document and convert to pdf?

I have been searching the internet for hours but I think I am looking in the wrong direction. Hopefully this is the right place for asking, otherwise please point me in the right direction :) I ...
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Offline LaTeX Editor and compiler for Android

I'm looking for an android app that allows me to write and compile LaTeX documents. It must: Work completely offline I'll probably be working at home a lot and there I only a have a dial up ...
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What could I use to read and annotate pdf files on my tablet and have them sync to a reference management library?

I use Zotero to manage my citation library with a WebDAV server to sync the files. I would like be able to read and annotate the pdf files on my android tablet and have them sync back to the citation ...
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Personal wiki-hosting with LaTeX-like equations

I really like how Wikipedia works. But you cannot write original research nor beletry on Wikipedia :-( … nor use it as you personal blog ;-) So I would like to find some wiki-hosting as similar to ...
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