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Old 01-16-2009, 12:03 PM   #1
KDHofAvalon
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What is the best software for graphically representing equations?


I need software that will display equations as they are normally written, preferably with a GTK interface. It also needs to display more than one equation at once, and be able to print them.
 
Old 01-16-2009, 12:17 PM   #2
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A guy at work uses a firefox extension - firemath.

I think there's one in OpenOffice.org (or go-oo.org).

Besides that, I think LaTeX (pronounced lay-tech) was developed with publishing Mathmatics in mind.
 
Old 01-16-2009, 12:18 PM   #3
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You might take a look at Open Office Math:

http://www.openoffice.org/product/math.html

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Old 01-16-2009, 11:17 PM   #4
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The only one that seems to do what I need is LaTeX, but I don't really have time to learn it at the moment. Thanks anyway.
 
Old 01-17-2009, 12:20 AM   #5
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Maple?

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The only one that seems to do what I need is LaTeX, but I don't really have time to learn it at the moment. Thanks anyway.
Maple is nice. Commercial, but nice.

http://www.maplesoft.com/
 
Old 01-17-2009, 06:16 AM   #6
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Hi.

When I think of mathematics and the best, I think of Mathematica:
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While many typesetting systems support the basic characters and layout of mathematics, Mathematica is unique in maintaining a true semantic representation. Coupled with many original algorithms, this gives Mathematica the ability to robustly typeset arbitrarily large formulas in real time, continuously linebreaking them in a semantically appropriate way. It also gives Mathematica the ability to convert between different notations and different display, presentation and input formats.

-- excerpt from http://www.wolfram.com/products/math...pesetting.html
cheers, makyo
 
  


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