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Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 76.115.21.52] on September 02, 2008 03:04 PM
I have had tremendous success with LaTeX. I don't use it for math or science but I published 12 books with it. Also if you just want LaTeX for equations benefits, try Scribus when the next major stable version comes out. They have designed a way to typeset equations in LaTeX within a frame. As far as LaTeX is concerned, it isn't so great for graphically intensive publications or things like posters an isn't worth the trouble for short documents, but for long mainly text documents nothing else woks as well. And yes, it is as easy as learning HTML and CSS without having to mess with different browser interpretations.

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