Create Latex Documents with Lyx
If you are creating a lot of scientific documents or numerous documents that contains math equations, then you might want to check out Lyx. I have been using Lyx for a week and I really like it.
Lyx is a free and open-source document processor built on top of the Latex typesetting system. It has the power of Latex, so it can be used to create books, notes, theses, and academic papers. It is free and is available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, UNIX and OS/2.
Lyx has a lot of great features, some of which are listed below.
- Graphical user interface with menus
- Automatically numbered headings, titles, and paragraphs, with table of contents
- Copy paste to and from Latex source code
- Bibtex support
- WYSIWYG for cropping, rotation, and scaling of images
- WYSIWYG table and math editors
- Export to Docbook, SGML, XHTML, and plain text