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GNU TeXmacs

Scientific text editor

TeXmacs is a text editing platform which is specialized for scientists. It is ideal for editing structured documents with different types of content. It has robust support for mathematical formulas and plots. It can also act as an interface to many external systems for computer algebra (i.e. Maxima, Pari, gTybalt, Axiom or Giac), numerical analysis or statistics such as R and Octave. TeXmacs is completely extensible via Guile.


User tutorial available in HTML format from http://www.texmacs.org/Tutorial/; user manual available in dvi format from http://www.texmacs.org/Data/texmacs.dvi; user manual included.

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License:GPLv3Genium30 January 2016

Leaders and contributors

See for a complete list Contributor
Joris van der Hoeven Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/trunk/?root=texmacs
InfoMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.texmacs.org/wws/arc/texmacs-info/
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:bugs@texmacs.org

Software prerequisites

Required to useGuile/Scheme
Required to buildGuile/Scheme
Weak prerequisiteNetbpm graphics conversion tools
Weak prerequisiteXfig
Weak prerequisiteIspell
Required to useTeX
Weak prerequisiteGhostScript

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 January 2016.


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