The look of LaTeX


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This has always been the major objection to its use by those not driven by the need to typeset mathematics since the “what-you-see-is-what-you-get” (WYSIWYG) packages offered by Microsoft Word and WordPerfect are easy to learn and use. Recently, however, com-mercial software companies have begun to market almost-WYSIWYG programs that create LaTeX files. Some commercial software that creates LaTeX files are listed in Table 1. EXP and SWP have some of the “look and feel” of the software that is popular in offices and PCTeX32 allows quick and convenient previews of the translated LaTeX files.