# [plt-scheme] Using LaTeX in Scribble

 From: Paulo J. Matos (pocmatos at gmail.com) Date: Mon Jun 22 09:49:57 EDT 2009 Previous message: [plt-scheme] Using LaTeX in Scribble Next message: [plt-scheme] Teaching in Istanbul Messages sorted by: [date] [thread] [subject] [author]

On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 12:34 PM, Matthew Flatt<mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> At Sun, 21 Jun 2009 13:55:14 +0100, "Paulo J. Matos" wrote:
>> I have started to write the docs for my model checker in LaTeX,
>> however, after looking at Scribble I might give it a try.
>> The issue is that some parts of the docs contain examples of the
>> formal language I use and to display it in LaTeX I have a special mode
>> for the listings package. Is it possible for me to use this listings
>> package inside scribble or to \include a latex document in the middle
>> of a scribble document?
>
> Yes.
>

Great!

> Overall, support for non-documentation uses of Scribble is still
> evolving, but it already works well enough for many purposes. I've used
> Scribble to write a grant proposal and a few papers. Naturally, we used
> Scribble to write the Scribble ICFP'09 paper:
>
>  http://www.cs.utah.edu/plt/publications/icfp09-fbf.pdf
>

I will give it a try nonetheless. :) Guess it will always be nice to
have everything in Scheme... code and docs! :)

>
> The bridge between Scribble and Latex or HTML is documented in Chapter
> 18 of the Scribble manual:
>
>  http://docs.plt-scheme.org/scribble/config.html
>
> The documentation includes a small example. For a big example, see the
> source of the Scribble paper, which is available as the
> `mflatt/scribble' Planet package.
>
>

Thanks, I will check that out!

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