Groupe d’études et de recherche en analyse des décisions

LaTeX-related softwares

Anthony Guillou

Pablo Andrés Domenech HEC Montréal, Canada

Nicolas Grebille ENSTA ParisTech, France

An overview of the existing software that can be used to edit and manage LaTeX files is presented. Experimented users present the advantages and drawbacks of some of the most famous software in terms of user friendliness and efficiency.

Two major kind of tools are presented : specialized text editors for LaTex (TeXMaker, Kile, Emacs, Texclipse ...) and WYSIWYG software (LyX, Scientific workplace).

Some other software that can be useful for specific tasks is also briefly discussed (interaction with Spreadsheet, Pdf viewers, JFig, spell checkers).