[Air-L] LaTex for writing a PhD

peter snowdon peter at redrice.net
Tue May 3 03:12:22 PDT 2016

I just wrote my dissertation in Markdown, tho I didn't need to finish in

Using Sublime Text 2, I found it very easy to manage multiple drafts,
and reorganise /reorder sections as my ideas changed. And with Marked 2
I could easily export a PDF for anyone outside the plain text workflow
world to read and comment on. (PDFs are better for commenting on than
Word, IMO: Word is more useful for collaborative writing).  

And ST2 never crashed once, produced the spinning wheel, or lost any of
my work, however large my document became (including images, videos,

On Tue, May 3, 2016, at 11:06 AM, C.H. wrote:
> Will it be better to write in something like Markdown and export it to
> Latex/Word with pandoc? I think it is brutal to write raw latex.
> RMarkdown can support citation quite well.
> http://rmarkdown.rstudio.com/
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'participatory democracy': we only need the adjective because there's
something wrong with the noun.> Nicolas Rey
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