Description: Converts text into LaTeX code and calls additional
tools (ImageMagick, pdfLaTeX, etc.)
License: Free, but no source code available
SmileTeX is a small tool running under Windows which converts
text files including some very simple commands to LaTeX files.
Furthermore, it is also able to call other tools to automatically
convert images into formats supported by LaTeX, to convert
Excel tables to LaTeX tables, to create PDF output, to deal with
LaTeX commands, etc.
It should help the beginner to generate the first LaTeX document
as it should help the advanced LaTeX user to quickly write LaTeX
documents without having the need to convert every image and to
type every figure environment by hand.
-inclusion of nearly any type of image
-inclusion of Microsoft Excel tables (.xls)
-shortcuts for sections, footnotes, labels, references, lists
(enumerate, itemize), emphasized text and much more...
-automatic recognition of equations and hyperlinks
-title page, table of contents, bibliography, index, appendix
-recognition of special characters ("B�rti, B�rti Vogts...")
-support for many languages
-long comments, exceeding one line
-output to DVI, PDF or HTML
-inclusion of LaTeX commands
-additional WinEdt SmileTeX mode including syntax highlighting
*a LaTeX distribution (especially MiKTeX, including pdfLaTeX)
*TeXcel (Excel to LaTeX conversion)
*TTH (TeX to HTML conversion)
*WinEdt SmileTeX Mode
*SmileTeX presentations (PPower4, Adobe Reader)
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SmileTeX – Create LaTeX documents and more from simple texts
Smilε-TeX is a small compiler for win32 systems, which
takes simple text files and
creates LaTeX documents and furthermore PDF, DVI and HTML
documents from them. It automatically calls all tools necessary
to include nearly all types of images and Excel tables, it
recognizes equations, hyperlinks, sections, lists, special
characters, references, long comments, table of contents,
colors, etc. Additionally, it comes with a WinEdt highlighting
scheme and menus.