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Re: [Texmacs-dev] [Documentation] New user misunderstanding

From: Joris van der Hoeven
Subject: Re: [Texmacs-dev] [Documentation] New user misunderstanding
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 12:28:50 +0100
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On Sat, Nov 19, 2005 at 09:41:20PM -0800, Karl Hegbloom wrote:
> I encountered a new TeXmacs user who had no previous exposure to LaTeX.
> He did not understand $math mode$, and thought that to type mathematics,
> the whole document had to be in math mode.  He was complaining that
> formatting didn't work right...
> It was easy to explain, but having this experience, I can say that the
> folks writing the tutorial and beginner documentation should keep in
> mind that many folks out there have never used anything but a
> conventional word processor or text editor, and have no exposure to
> LaTeX or TeX typesetting.  Square one.

Thanks, we'll keep that in mind ;^)

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