[texhax] Ubuntu editors for TeX

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Tue May 26 12:56:06 CEST 2009

On  26 May, 2009, at 02:55, Lars Madsen wrote:

> Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> On  25 May, 2009, at 19:09, Randy Schilling wrote:
>>> What Ubuntu text editor best accomodates TeX?  Is there one like  
>>> WinEdt which allows you to TeX your .tex file, view your .dvi  
>>> file,  create a .pdf, directly from within the editor?
>> TeXmaker:
>> http://www.xm1math.net/texmaker/
>> it doesn't have a built-in DVI viewer, but TeX Live comes with  
>> Xdvi, and it uses the system default PDF viewer (Evince is *not* a  
>> good choice).
> what's wrong with evince?

It loses some characters --try `` texdoc fontspec '' and, if your  
default PDF viewer is Evince (Document Viewer), you'll see it. Xpdf  
works fine.



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