LyX download size

Richard Heck rgheck at
Thu May 3 13:02:37 UTC 2012

On 05/03/2012 04:26 AM, Merhebi, Bob wrote:
> On 04/20/2012 04:46 PM, Richard Heck wrote:
>> You do NOT have to have TeX installed to use LyX. Only to compile to
>> PDF. Plenty of people use TeX-less installs on netbooks, etc.
>> Richard
> What about the math? I am writing a technical document which requires
> math formulas&  even physics notation -e.g; (quantum) bracket- (it's
> actually a physics document for a course). I'd like to collaborate with
> someone to write it&  edit it. Doesn't that requires TeX?
No. You only need TeX to compile the LaTeX. You can still export a LaTeX 
file from within LyX, too, if you don't have TeX installed, send it to 
someone else, whatever.


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