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Archimedes - LaTeX and Markdown editor

By Matt Rajca

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Archimedes is a LaTeX and Markdown editor designed to make mathematical writing easy.


At its core, Archimedes is a fully-featured plain text and Markdown editor. It includes a fast syntax highlighter and provides convenient keyboard shortcuts for common actions, such as inserting images and links. With complete support for Markdown, Archimedes makes formatting and structuring documents elegant and easy.


In Math Mode, Archimedes lets you write mathematics in a subset of LaTeX. Just enter $$ to get started. Over 700 intuitive commands, such as \sqrt{a^2 + b^2}, help you produce stunning mathematical output. Archimedes even autocompletes commands and intelligently matches closing braces, brackets, and parenthesis as you type.


Just getting started with LaTeX? Don't know the code for the asymptotically equal symbol? Use your MacBook's trackpad or Magic Trackpad to draw it! Archimedes will recognize the symbol and insert the corresponding code for you.


As you work, a beautifully-typeset live preview of your document is always visible. You can even switch between horizontal or vertical orientation and select a custom theme.


Browse the math library to see all available LaTeX commands and their previews in one place.


Archimedes lets you define macros -- or custom commands -- for the expressions you work with the most. Macros show up in autocompletion results right alongside built-in completions.


Working on a long document? Use the Navigator to pull up a table of contents and quickly jump between sections.


Share your work with the rest of the world via email, iMessage or AirDrop. Or export a PDF or HTML document to disk.

What's New in Version 1.3

- Updated UI for OS X Yosemite
- Added iCloud support with iCloud Drive integration
- Improved the error handling system with inline error messages
- Added support for fenced code blocks
- Image captions are now auto-generated from image titles
- The toolbar can now be customized with optional All Symbols and Math Library buttons
- Line numbers of active lines are now emphasized
- Clicking a rendered equation in the Preview pane will now highlight the corresponding code
- Clicking an error message in the Preview pane will highlight the corresponding code
- Horizontal lines are now displayed when printing
- The position of the document splitter is now auto-saved
- Fixed an issue where the preview would flash during edits
- Fixed an issue where rendered math would be misaligned with surrounding text
- Improved syntax highlighting and documentation for reference links
- Escaped characters are now syntax highlighted
- Rendering improvements


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Customer Reviews

Very useful for working with LaTex, developer very helpful

This is working really well for creating LaTex documents quickly. I also really like the minimalism - your text content gets the most screen real estate.

The developer also responds quickly when you email him, and is willing to add requested features.


Doesn’t have many symbols and can’t open .tex docs!

I’d like to rate higher, but this can’t even open LaTeX, it doesn’t use much of the language and doesn’t have many of the mathematic symbols like N the set of natural numbers or any of those types of symbols

Worth every penny

Absolutely love this application as an engineering student. The new icon is great as well!

Archimedes - LaTeX and Markdown editor
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  • $9.99
  • Category: Productivity
  • Updated: Nov 07, 2014
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 15.4 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Matt Rajca

Compatibility: OS X 10.10 or later, 64-bit processor

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