Jade and TeX

Subject: Jade and TeX
From: David Megginson <dmeggins@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 1997 20:30:35 -0400
Paul Prescod writes:

 > Does the TeX backend allow the inclusion of TeX formulae in a
 > manner that will not interfere with the TeX code created by the
 > backend? I would like to start moving my LaTeX documents into it
 > and would rather not recode the formulae. I could use
 > formatting-instruction, but is there some "safe wrapper code" that
 > I should wrap them in, or just include them as is?

It will always be dangerous to include raw TeX code inside generated
TeX code -- the only safe thing would be to convert it to another
format (ie. Postscript).  I cannot imagine how to protect against
mismatched braces, etc.

All the best,


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