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Travels in TeX Land: A Macro, Three Software Packages, and the Trouble with TeX

David Walden

Abstract

In this column in each issue I muse on my wanderings around the TeX world. In this issue, I deal with three unrelated topics: I describe how a small macro works that I decided to try to understand, I briefly describe my experiments with three TeX-related software packages, and I give my perspective on why lots of people find TeX difficult.

David Walden is retired after a career as an engineer, engineering manager, and general manager involved with research and development of computer and other high tech systems. Readers with suggestions relating to this paper can contact him at mailto


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