[Seaside] Fine printed output

Avi Bryant avi at beta4.com
Wed May 19 02:40:19 CEST 2004

On May 18, 2004, at 9:41 AM, seaside at marco-paga.de wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm just trying to create an application and I need to write out 
> letters that
> really look perfect.
> It would be great to use Latex on my linux but i really don't know if 
> it
> works. Can I call an external latex interpreter from within my squeak?

Yes, see OSProcess and CommandShell on SqueakMap.

I know Lukas + Adrian have also used a PDF library within Squeak for 
typeset output, but this is probably more work than generating latex.  
I think they chose to go that route because it was possible to stream a 
large PDF document quite quickly, vs waiting for the latex processor to 


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