[IPython-dev] py2tex

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Thu Aug 15 14:52:21 CDT 2013


Great, very nice!  I suggest you make it into a little named repo,
along with an example notebook that illustrates its use. You should
never discount the effect an immediate visual demo has on appeal for
new users.

Best

f

On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 12:13 PM, Johan Beke <johanbeke@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello All,
>
> As asked by Matthias B. on the Ipython-user mailing list, I sent hereby a
> copy of my e-mail sent to the user list:
>
> I wrote a little update of the py2tex extension:
> https://gist.github.com/4032651
> (Not yet tested with latest version of IPython because I dit not update yet,
> but I believe it should work)
>
> Changes:
> - unum.units are always set in straight font + variables always in italic
> font  (some bug in previous version)
> - assignment of a variable with units is detected by %%tex
> previous version e.g. a=1.0*m/s would output a=1.0*m/s = 1.0 m/s
> output now: a=1.0 m/s
> (I changed this because lines cells with each line %%tex or %%texnr where
> not handy)
>
> Possible future changes:
> - support for function calls like someclass.somefunction(arguments ...)
>
> I'm using this extension at my office with success and must say it is an
> easy replacement for mathcad. Doing unit aware calculations, with nice
> representation.
>
> Johan
>
> PS: installation link on the extension index page was not yet changed to
> this latest version.
> PS2: comments, idea's and bug reports are welcome.
>
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