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Review: LyX is an advanced but easy-to-use document processor based on LaTeX typesetting

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  • LyX
    4/5

    LyX is a good program for typesetting large documents, particularly scientific documents.

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LyX

4/5

At a Glance

LyX is a good program for typesetting large documents, particularly scientific documents.

Price when rated: Free
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Pros

  • A user-friendly, open-source, cross-platform interface for someone who does not know LaTeX
  • True typeset output
  • Intuitive mathematical formula editor

Cons

  • A steep learning curve
  • No direct LyX to MS Word conversion
  • Collaboration with people who don't use LyX is difficult

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