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Is there a (La)TeX distribution running on iPad?

Very simple app that I am trying to find: suppose I have written a long text in my Laptop in LaTex but missing images. I am lazy student and I want to just photograph the photos to the document and insert them fast to it. Does there exist some LaTex image-insertion app?

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  3. Image-manipulation question here

  • ...sorry for proposing closing, I refocused this question now thanks to the feedback. It is not anymore dupe. This request was in my original q. – hhh Sep 29 '12 at 18:47
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    Step 1: Take photo in usual iPad way. Step 2: Upload to the TeX Writer Dropbox folder using Dropbox. Step 3: from within TeX Writer, click on the photo and adjust the size as needed. Step 4: click the "copy and paste" button to write the \includegraphics into your LaTeX document. – Loop Space Sep 29 '12 at 19:59
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    This is turning into a question more about iPad apps than about TeX and so is in danger of getting off-topic. Indeed, a version of this has now been asked on the apple site. – Loop Space Sep 29 '12 at 22:41
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    You can use the online LaTeX editor writeLaTeX to easily add photos to a LaTeX document: capturing a photo is an option on the upload file menu when writeLaTeX is used on an iPad. – John Hammersley Jan 20 '13 at 15:24
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    @JohnHammersley use Jquery-uploader Dropzone code to create such "easily add photos to a Latex document". Your thing is a previewer -- if you could add it Apple OS X-style-Dropzone functionality, it may become useful -- not sure yet (uploading photo required clicking many things and then showing it required to remember an one-liner). Please, add DropZone and format detection to do it really "easily" -- hope you success! Demo but make it simpler. I may be able to help with it if you cannot get it done. – hhh Jan 20 '13 at 16:09

Might want to look into TexPad (9 USD), not sure about directly sharing, but it has dropbox synced up, so you could at least share from dropbox.

  • do you know whether you can photograph and then embed that photo straight away to the LaTex document? I had to refocus my question, this feature is something I am really wanting to get: photograph and add fast photos to your LaTex document with iPad. I have laptop to write things fast but adding pictures is a pain. – hhh Sep 29 '12 at 18:43
  • Texpad developers here. You can import images from the photo library or from the camera itself into Texpad. Please see the link for full details: support.texpadapp.com/kb/user-interface-ios/… – VV Texpad Jun 3 '13 at 15:13
  • @VVTexpad yes and please add some Apple style such as wipe-over-removal tool, press-your-finger-for-a-while-multifunction-tool (with fast addition of pictures, fast moving of files/dirs), autocompletion missing for common commands, local typesetting bugged with relative paths such as images ./Pictures/hello.png not working while Pictures/hello.png working, local typesetting not showing the mistakes with the relative path problem but cloud typesetting shows them -- real artists ship. You are getting better but you still need to go to the goal. Less is more, less typing more thinking. – hhh Jun 3 '13 at 18:23

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