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'AUCTeX' is a package for writing and formatting TeX files in GNU Emacs and XEmacs. It supports various TeX macro packages including AMS-TeX, LaTeX, Texinfo, ConTeXt, and docTeX (short for writing LaTeX packages with the doc style or the ltxdoc class). AUC TeX lets you run TeX/LaTeX and other LaTeX-related tools, such as a output filters or post processor, from inside Emacs. You can browse through the errors TeX reported, while it moves the cursor directly to the reported error, and displays some documentation for that particular error. This works even if the document is spread over several files. AUCTeX automatically indents your `LaTeX-source', not only as you write it -- you can also let it indent and format an entire document. It has a special outline feature, which helps you to get an overview of a document. It also provides a large range of Emacs macros.

ChkTeX
ChkTeX checks for various syntactic, semantic and typographical errors in LaTeX documents, and helps the writer stay focused on the content rather than presentation or syntax of commands.

Cpp2latex
'cpp2latex' converts C++ into LaTeX either for including into existing LaTeX documents or as standalone documents. The current version (2.0) supports syntax highlighting.

Csv2latex
'csv2latex' is a file format converter that converts a well formed CSV file (like the ones exported from OpenOffice.org) to the LaTeX document format.

DHEX
'dhex' is an ncurses-based hex-editor with a diff mode. It makes heavy use of colors, but is also themeable to work on monochrome monitors. It includes the Action Cartridge Search Algorithm to find specific changes.

Docutils
Docutils is a text processing system for processing plaintext documentation into useful formats, such as HTML or LaTeX. It includes reStructuredText, the easy to read, easy to use, what-you-see-is-what-you-get plaintext markup language.

Dot2Tex
The purpose of dot2tex is to give graphs generated by the graph layout tool Graphviz, a more LaTeX friendly look and feel. This is accomplished by:

  • Using native PSTricks and PGF/TikZ commands for drawing arrows, edges and nodes.
  • Typesetting labels with LaTeX, allowing mathematical notation.
  • Using backend specific styles to customize the output.
  • Dot2tex can also automatically adjust the size of nodes and edge labels to fit the output from LaTeX.

Dvipng
'dvipng' makes PNG graphics from DVI files as obtained from TeX and its relatives. It is the fastest bitmap-rendering code for DVI files; on a fairly low-end laptop, it takes less than a second to generate 150 one-formula images. Furthermore, it does not read the postamble, so it can be started before TeX finishes. There is a -follow switch that makes dvipng wait at EOF for further output, unless it finds the POST marker that indicates the end of the DVI. It supports PK and VF fonts, color specials, and more.

EPiX
'ePiX', a collection of batch programs, creates mathematically accurate fgures, plots, and animations containing LaTeX typography. The input syntac is easy to learn. The output -- vector image files or LaTeX picture-like environments -- is expressly designed for use with LaTeX.

Fig2ps
'fig2ps' converts xfig files to PS or PDF, processing text using LaTeX. It is intended to help typeset good quality documents, where the font on the pictures is exactly the same as the font in the text. You compile the picture only once and not every time you compile your LaTeX file (as with other xfig exporters such as eepic); this makes it much faster with complex pictures. It should work with LyX.

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