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x-symbol is an Emacs package for semi WYSIWYG for LaTeX. Features:

  • 227 special characters for TeX macros (+ the full iso8859-1 charset).
  • WYSIWYG for single-line super- and subscripts.
  • Minibuffer info for character under point.
  • Characters in a buffer may represent TeX macros, SGML entities or tokens of any user defined "token language".
  • Five input methods: Keyboard, Menu, "Grid" (selecting a character with the mouse), "Token" (replace TeX macro by character), "Context" (replace ascii sequence by a character which looks similar to it).
  • Glyphs at the end of image insertion commands (e.g., \includegraphics).
This package only works with XEmacs 19.13+, since it uses variable-width characters.

Current Version:   2.5

License Type:   Free

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