[R] LaTeX, MiKTeX, LyX: A Guide for the Perplexed

Mike Prager mike.prager at mhprager.com
Wed Dec 8 22:11:13 CET 2010

On Tue, 7 Dec 2010 21:24:27 -0700, Greg Snow <Greg.Snow at imail.org>

>> Sharing LaTeX documents with people using word processors only is 
no more difficult than giving driving directions to someone who is
blindfolded . . . .  If you just need basic input or approval then
give them a paper version or pdf file and then you make the changes.
If they are going to be writing major portions or doing a lot of
editing, then using LaTeX without all people understanding it will be
a headache. <<

I agree with Greg that asking non-LaTeXers to edit a LaTeX document is
asking for trouble.  But I haven't found it very difficult to import
even "major portions" of reports from a word processor files to LaTeX
-- though it can be a lot of work if there's much math or tabular
material involved. 

I agree with Bill that a new fortune has been generated.

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