display and manipulate math symbols?

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Feb 10 00:14:09 UTC 2010

On Tue, 9 Feb 2010, Gary Kline wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 10:55:34PM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
>> On Tue, 9 Feb 2010 21:04:41 +0100, Ond??ej Majerech <oxyd.oxyd at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> As I guess the main reason for wanting to move symbols around visually
>>> is so that you don't have to remember tons of TeX sequences, this
>>> could be rather helpful.
>> There was a tool called LyX; I have to admit that I never
>> used it, but maybe it also contains a mouse-driven editing
>> mechanism for formulas.
> lyx is there, in ports/print/lyx.  given all the work it takes to
> create what i'm thinking of, it makes sense to do it via the
> keyboard. --and even then, you may not get it right for several
> tries.  i was thinking of simple things like, say, the integral
> from 0 to pi dxdy; ormaybe the nth root of x-to-the-yth power.

OOo Math:
   int from 0 to pi dxdy
   nroot n (x^y)

Please reconsider the indenting on your posts.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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