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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-08 18:54:53

Matthias Schabel wrote:
>> FYI, QuickBook already has the reverse-lit feature. It lets you
>> "import" code snippets from actual code. Rene and I are using it
>> right now to great effect.
> Two questions :
> 1) is there a good tutorial on using QuickBook?

Ehm, you don't really need a tutorial :-) Just read the docs.
Anyway, the difficult part is having it installed. After that,
all follows smoothly. The current docs has some sections on

> 2) does it support LaTeX markup?

QuickBook outputs BoostBook which is a variant of DocBook.
DocBook can output LaTeX. For PDF generation, one problem with
the BoostBook tool chain is FOP which is incredibly buggy. John
Maddock and I are investigating the alternate route from BoostBook
to Latex to PDF. I invite you to join the Boost.Doc list to learn
more and join in the discussion and possibly contribute some help :)


Joel de Guzman

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