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e-TeX and LaTeX

Posted on November 1, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Our fellow moderator Joseph wrote on his blog www.texdev.net, that from the next release on…

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LaTeX2e and e-TeX

Posted on October 31, 2016 by Some TeX Developments Feed

LaTeX2e was released in 1994 and since then the LaTeX3 Project have been committed to keeping it working smoothly for users. That means balancing up keeping the code stable with fixing bugs and adding new features. Back in 2003 the team announced that the e-TeX extensions would be used by the kernel when they were ... Read more

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LaTeX-paragraph-commands

Posted on October 30, 2016 by Content AND Presentation Feed

When I use AUCTeX to edit Beamer presentations, I usually want \pause to be on its own line. Therefore, I added this to my init.el: (setq LaTeX-paragraph-commands '("pause" "blpause"))

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xparse revisited

Posted on October 29, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

At the recent UK-TUG meeting, I spoke about one of the most popular parts of…

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xparse revisited

Posted on October 29, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

At the recent UK-TUG meeting, I spoke about one of the most popular parts of the code written by the LaTeX3 Project, xparse. TeX-sx regulars will doubtless have come across xparse, either in one of the tagged questions or from one of the over 2400 posts featuring \NewDocumentCommand! At the UK-TUG meeting, I was revisiting […]

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UK-TUG 2016 Meeting Videos

Posted on October 29, 2016 by UK-TUG Feed

Videos of several of the talks from the recent UK-TUG meeting are now available on Vimeo: xparse revisited, Joseph Wright A case for templates and code snippets, Paulo Cereda TeX in industry, Stefan Kottwitz Workshop: TeX in education

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LaTeX diary of a pandemic

Posted on October 27, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Several virulent diseases have broken out simultaneously all over the world – that’s the board…

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Shall tex-talk.net go to the feed aggregator?

Posted on October 27, 2016 by TeXample.net weblog Feed

Shall tex-talk.net go to the feed aggregator?

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LyX in the cloud

Posted on October 26, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Every tried running LyX on a Blackberry phone? Or iOS? No problem. Scott told us at…

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TeX shapes the landscape

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Computer games and science fiction movies use procedural landscapes. Why not use TeX to generate…

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Easy ball mindmaps

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Since TikZ provides a mindmap library, drawing them is pretty easy: Define your styles Use…

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Calculating IP addresses in TeX

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Just testing this blog, why not writing a post as an exercise. 🙂 In big…

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Comment ma bibliographie a saturé la mémoire de (Xe)LaTeX

Posted on October 23, 2016 by Geekographie Maïeulesque Feed

Cette semaine, compilant ma thèse pour une nouvelle relecture de la bibliographie, j'ai eu la désagréable surprise d'obtenir un message d'erreur libellé ainsi « TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=5000000 ». J'ai passé un certain à trouver la source du bug. Je vous livre ici l'explication, d'une part parce que dans certaines circonstances d'autres que moi pourraient être amenés à obtenir le même bug, et d'autre part parce que l'explication de celui-ci s'avère intéressante pour comprendre les (...) - Bugs et debugs

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Hello!

Posted on October 23, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

This whole web site is just a test page for the original: tex.blogoverflow.com. Currently we speak at…

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TUGboat 37:2 published

Posted on October 22, 2016 by TeX Users Group Feed

TUGboat volume 37, number 2 (the TUG 2016 proceedings) has been mailed to TUG members. It is also available online and from the TUG store. Please consider joining or renewing your TUG membership if you haven't already.

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