[racket] Integrating scribble and LaTeX

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Jun 21 21:47:53 EDT 2011

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 9:14 AM, Prabhakar Ragde <plragde at uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> On 6/21/11 9:07 PM, Robby Findler wrote:
>> FWIW, there is a way to pull in arbitrary latex code in, but it has to
>> interoperate with what scribble generates and setting it up, while not
>> difficult, does require some familiarity with the way scribble works
>> in a big picture kind of a way.
> But he wants it the other way around: he wants to write small pieces in
> Scribble, render to LaTeX, and \include in a larger LaTeX document. Which
> would require some sort of scripted postprocessing of the
> LaTeX-from-Scribble fragment (not bad -- just removing the first several
> lines and the \end{document}), plus various includes in the larger document
> that the Scribble output expects. Can be done, but so far I'm not finding it
> hard to go the other way, converting LaTeX documents to Scribble. Of course,
> I haven't tried to do serious math, or serious tables. --PR

Yes, sorry, I should have said that that doesn't work, but that one
can get to pretty much the same place by doing it the other way around
(ie, sticking your unconverted latex into the scribble framework).

> (PS I'm curious as to what Matthias intends to do when HtDP/2e gets to the
> point where people want a paper version.)

Improve scribble as necessary.


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