Some of the important features about LaTex Editor addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview about this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function and features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form in this page or the contact form in the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. Next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided in this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with LaTex Editor.
LaTex Editor is a lite editor and compiler with simple and intuitive interface. Moreover, you can convert latex documents to PDF with the click of a button!
5 Reasons to Use LaTex Editor
Allows you to view edit latex code right in your browser.
Can convert latex documents to PDF.
Can drag and drop or open tex documents via file selector UI.
Available for Chrome, Opera and Firefox browsers on all operating systems.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is LaTex Editor?
2. How can I work with this addon?
Working with latex editor addon is very easy. Simply open a .tex file or drag and drop the file to the app UI. Alternatively, you can copy and paste the code in the editor area or right your own from scratch. Once editing the code is done, please click on the compile button to convert the latex code to an HTML5 document. The compiled document (HTML) is then rendered in the app UI, bottom section. At any time, you can click on the PDF button to open the print window. If you have a pdf writer in the printer list, you can click on that to convert the HTML5 document to PDF. Next time when you click on the PDF button, the pdf printer will be set as the default option, so you dont need to re-select that again. As mentioned above, this app does not have any settings or options to adjust. Simply add it to your browser and start editing latex documents. A sample code is also included in the app. When you open the app for the first time, the sample latex code will be loaded in the editor area. Please read the sample code to get an idea of the commands that the latex compiler can process.
3. Does this app work similar to the native latex applications?
4. What options are available in LaTex Editor?
As mentioned above, there are no options or settings to adjust in this addon. Simply add it to your browser and start working with it. In the future versions, some options for rendering and compiling latex documents will be added.
5. What API/engine is behind this latex editor?
6. How can I reload the app?
On top right corner in the app UI, there is a reload button. Please press on this button if you want to reload the app, or in case something goes wrong within the app UI. Please note that the editor automatically restores the last opened document whenever the UI is opened or reloaded.
7. Is this app available for mobile browsers?
Yes, this app can be used in both mobile and desktop machines. It can be used in all browsers and platforms including mobiles and tablets as long as a modern browser with addon capabilities is installed.
8. Can I use a different engine other than latex.js or codemirror in this app?
No, currently this app is only working with the default engines. There is no option to change or alter the APIs in the current version. Support for this feature may be added in future versions.
9. How can I disable this addon?
When this addon is closed, it is inactive by default. But if you want to permanently disable the addon, please open the extensions tab in your browser and then click on the disable button.
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