[SciPy-user] OT: python+maxima+latex for symolic stuff
aisaac at american.edu
Tue Oct 18 11:35:53 CDT 2005
On Tue, 18 Oct 2005, Ryan Krauss wrote:
> I use python as a pre-processor for LaTeX. Python takes
> out all of the maxima environments and builds an input
> script for maxima. Python calls Maxima and tells it to
> run the script python created, saving each equation to a
> seperate output file (all very small). Python then reads
> these output files and replaces the maxima environments
> with normal LaTeX equation environments with the output
> from maxima
I don't need this immediately but will remember it.
What it highlights I think is the need for an equivalent
of Python's subprocess module in LaTex.
Btw, is there a Python equivalent to perltex?
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