Chapter 2. Using Cantor



Cantor features

  • Intuitive worksheet view for evaluating expressions.

  • Results of graph plotting shown inside the worksheet.

  • Easy plugin-based structure to allow different backends to be added.

  • GetHotNewStuff integration to allow example worksheets to be downloaded (or uploaded.)

  • Mathematical formula typesetting using LATEX.

  • Backend-aware syntax highlighting.

  • Plugin-based assistant dialogs to help with common tasks, such as integrating a function, or entering a matrix.