[Scribus] OT: how would you do mathematics in scribus?

Owen Cook rcook
Thu Feb 16 06:51:34 CET 2006

On Thu, 16 Feb 2006, David Purton wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I marked this off topic, since it's not really related to scribus
> specifically - rather dtp generally.
> How would you do mathematically intensive books in a page layout program
> such as Scribus?
> eg. - lots of inline mathematics
>       lots of display mathematics
>       lots of technical diagrams
>       lots of numbered items with multiple levels of numbering - layed
>           out both horizontally and vertically. Horizontal layout of
>           numbering might be 2, 3, 4, etc parts across page.
> Must be easy to both set quickly and edit both diagrams and text.
> Mathematics must be beautiful - think LaTeX, NOT MS equation editor...

Well why not do it in LATEX and import it into scribus.

You might have to be a bit careful with the fonts if there is a mixture of
maths and text

If you use KDE, kile might help


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