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Am 29.11.10 21:14, schrieb Lorenzo Donati:
> Marc Balmer wrote:
>> Am 29.11.10 21:04, schrieb Lorenzo Donati:
>>> Lorenzo Donati wrote:
>>>> Hi List!
>>> [snip]
>>> I forgot: if the format could include support for rendering math
>>> formulas, it would really be great (otherwise I should resort to embed
>>> formulas as images)!
>> Now you definitely want to look at LaTeX ;)  Nothing sets formulae nicer.
> Thanks for the prompt reply!
> I never used LaTeX, but I saw some of its markup used in Geogebra
> formulae so it seems easy to generate from Lua (I hope it is not too
> difficult to learn - I will search the Internet...).
> But how to compile it to PDF? I heard its compiler is huge and must be
> installed. Are there some tools that can be carried away in an easy way?
> After all I don't need the full power I heard LaTeX is able to provide!

You need to install a full LaTeX of course.  Then you create LaTeX
source from Lua, which you save to a file, and then call the pdflatex
program which will produce the PDF for you.