# [unclug] LaTeX help?

Fred Stutzman fred at metalab.unc.edu
Mon Feb 7 14:56:40 EST 2005

Hand coding latex?  I'm impressed.

I used Lyx, a nice frontend for latex.  It's quite easy to use, and
it supports a clickable interface for building equations.

http://lyx.org

On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, Cristobal Palmer wrote:

> I had the bright idea of turning in my Discrete Math homework as
> neatly-printed LaTeX documents instead of pen-and-paper.
>
> If you want to see my actual problem, look below. Suffice it to say that I
> gave up after about an hour and a half of googling and www.tug.org
> browsing, and was wondering if anybody either knew the answer or could
> suggest another reference.
>
> I got stuck trying to get $x\not{\in}B$ to render correctly. It should
> look like an epsilon with a slash through it, but LaTeX doesn't seem to
> realize how big the "Is an element of" character is, so the slash doesn't
> go through the middle.
>
> -CMP
>
> P.S.
>
> I'm actually using pdflatex. Don't think this makes a difference, but...
> /me shrugs.
>
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