[Newbies] Latex + Squeak

Lukas Renggli renggli at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 08:56:04 UTC 2008

On 8/23/08, K. K. Subramaniam <subbukk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Saturday 23 Aug 2008 6:42:13 pm Lukas Renggli wrote:
>  > Have a look at Pier-Math package in
>  > http://source.lukas-renggli.ch/pieraddons, this package enables you to
>  > embed LaTeX formulas into Pier documents. It does so by creating a
>  > LaTeX file, and converting that file using the LaTeX tools to a png
>  > image.
> Hi Lucas,
>  I noticed hard-coded paths for latex and dvipng executables. If this was
>  intentional, wouldn't a single command line be more efficient? e.g.
>    latex file.tex && dvipng file.dvi

Yes, the plugin is not that nicely implemented. I just made it work on
a server of a customer of mine. I guess there is some refactoring
needed to make it work on other Unixes, Windows, and Mac.


Lukas Renggli

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