|Date: ||Thu, 18 Mar 2004 09:10:41 -0500|
|Reply-To: ||Doc Muhlbaier <lawrence.muhlbaier@DUKE.EDU>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Doc Muhlbaier <lawrence.muhlbaier@DUKE.EDU>|
|Organization: ||Duke University, Durham, NC, USA|
|Subject: ||Re: your favorite math equations editor?|
The commercial MathType editor (<< $100) is superior in functionality to the
free one. [Microsoft's Equation Editor is a (very) stripped down version of
MathType. WordPerfect's equation editor was also written by MathType.]
My wife used it to co-author a calculus text book, so it can stand up to
With any add-in editor, for PowerPoint or other tools, remember to save
select the option to save the fonts with the document. That way when you
send the document to someone else, they can see the actual characters that
MathType equations can be read on PCs without MathType, but the reader
cannot edit them without it. As we are a Microsoft Office shop, MathType is
also an advantage in that others in the organization can read, edit, and
comment on the work, even if they cannot edit the equations.
"Richard A. DeVenezia" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Merlin Marshall wrote:
> > SAS-Lers,
> > etc. What editor would you recommend/what is your favorite editor?
> > If you have experience with more than one equation editor, what were
> > the pluses and minuses of each?
> > Thanks,
> > Merlin Marshall
> I have used the free MathType editor with no problems (Windows).
> Open office, http://www.openoffice.org, also has an easy to use eqe (free
> Richard A. DeVenezia