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Scrivener: The Swiss Army Knife of Text Editors

In previous posts, I have defended the use of Latex for the final version of scientific papers (all my doctoral students do). However, today I will introduce a different text editor which has some very interesting features for those who consider that Latex is too heavy.

Scrivener is a multi-vitamin editor with many features, options […]

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Latex: Editing of scientific papers

As we discussed in a previous post, the user inserts the contents of a document in a structured manner following its semantic value in text editors WYSIWYM, rather than in its final form. The main advantage of these text editors is that there is a complete separation between content and presentation. The user is […]

By |Monday, July 14 2014|Research, Software, Teaching|Comments Off on Latex: Editing of scientific papers

Text editors: Mellel

As I said a few weeks ago, today I’m going to start posting a serie of posts about text editors for technical and scientific texts. Today I start with the first editor I used about 10 years ago: Mellel for MAC OSX.

Mellel is the flagship product of private enterprise RedleX located in Tel Aviv, […]

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Text Editors for Research

I have decided to write a set of posts about text editors for research. This proposal has emerged from various comments I’ve received from some master and doctoral students. The idea is to present the various types of text editors (with their advantages and disadvantages from the perspective of a researcher) and then go further […]

By |Wednesday, April 9 2014|Research, Software|Comments Off on Text Editors for Research