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Re: 1st lesson in Gaajan (wsd: Re: Weekly Vocab #1.1.3 (repost #1))

From:Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...>
Date:Thursday, September 28, 2006, 21:47
Den 19. sep. 2006 kl. 10.11 skrev taliesin the storyteller:
> > LaTeX is free and makes pdfs (well, pdflatex does). I wrote my Masters > thesis in LaTeX. Openoffice can, provided you have Java (which is > free), > also save directly to pdf. Openoffice is free. If you have OSX they > should be easy enough to get hold of.
Hm, thanks. I didn't know that. Should be useful.
> If you use Word's html > I recommend you also get a hold of the little program tidy, which > turns > bad html like Word makes into good html that you can display online > with > pride. Heck, get tidy anyway, it'll clean up the html so it takes less > space and breaks fewer browsers regardless of source of the html.
Yes, I have a few pages that need this treatment. Tidy will be useful there I'm sure. MS Word will really mess up an html document.
> I write my pages directly as xhtml. That is, I write them as broken > html > then run tidy on them which fills in the missing stuff for me. But > for a > real pro look, pdf can't be beat.
I've been disenchanted with the idea that my browser has to launch another program in order to be able to read a document. But today it seems they are able to read pdf, so why not... LEF