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Das “Currentfile” Paket

Posted on June 11, 2016 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Hier ein Beispiel für das currentfile Paket. Während \jobname auch bei eingebundenen Dateien nur den Namen der Hauptdatei ausspuckt, kann man mit den Befehlen des currentfile Pakets auf die einzelnen Dateien zugreifen. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{currfile}   \begin{filecontents}{curr02.tex}   Ich bin der Inhalt einer Datei, die eingebunden wird. \verb|\jobname| enthält: \jobname   \begin{itemize} \item \verb|\currfilebase|: \currfilebase […]

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TeX Live 2016 erschienen

Posted on June 9, 2016 by TeXwelt Feed

Die super Neuigkeit konntest Du vielleicht schon auf ctan-ann oder TeX.tips lesen: das jährliche Update von TeX Live ist erschienen. Man kriegt es von CTAN und Spiegel-Servern sowie via http://tug.org/texlive. Was gibt es Neues? GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) wird zur Datei-Prüfung für Update-Sicherheit verwendet. Es … Weiterlesen →

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TeX Live 2016 released

Posted on June 9, 2016 by TeXblog Feed

You may have read the great news on ctan-ann or TeX.tips: this year’s update of TeX Live has been released. It is available on CTAN and via http://tug.org/texlive. What’s new? GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) is used for file verification for update security. … Continue reading →

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How to Deal with Wide Tables

Posted on June 8, 2016 by Malaysian LaTeX User Group Feed

Ahhhh tables — one of the infuriating things with tables in LaTeX, is that sometimes they’re so wide that they extend into the right margin, or even off the page. Here are a few things I usually do to deal with them. The simplest: just make the whole table use a smaller font. {\small % […]

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Get TeX Live 2016 now

Posted on June 6, 2016 by TeX tips Feed

The 2016 version of TeX Live (and MacTeX for Mac OS X users)...

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Catalague feature of biblatex-manuscripts-philology repaired with biblatex 3.4

Posted on June 6, 2016 by Geekographie Maïeulesque Feed

Some months ago, I wrote that biblatex 3.3 broke the catalogue feature of biblatex-manuscripts-philology. The version 3.4 of biblatex solves this issue. As TeXLive 2016 is just released, you can obtain it quickly. - BibLaTeX

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TeX Live 2016 released

Posted on June 6, 2016 by There and back again Feed

After long months of testing and waiting for the DVD production, we have released TeX Live 2016 today! Detailed changes can be found here, the most important ones are: LuaTeX is updated to 0.95 with a sweeping change of primitives. Most documents and classes need to be adapted! Metafont got lua-hooks, mflua and mfluajit SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH [...]

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LyX 2.2 ist erschienen

Posted on May 31, 2016 by TeXwelt Feed

Nach 2 Jahren Entwicklung ist LyX 2.2.0 nun erschienen. Es bringt viele neue Features, hier sind einige der wesentlichsten: Unterstützung hochauflösender Bildschirme (Retina) Qt5-Support (Qt4 wird auch noch unterstützt) Verbesserte Text-Darstellung: richtiges Kerning und Ligaturen, schnellere Ausgabe Horizontales Scrollen für … Weiterlesen →

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LyX 2.2 released

Posted on May 31, 2016 by TeXblog Feed

After two years of work, LyX 2.2.0 has been released. There’s a lot of new features, some of the most important are: High resolution display support (aka retina) Qt5 support (Qt4 still supported) Improved text display: proper kerning and ligatures, higher … Continue reading →

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TeXstudio 2.11.0 was released

Posted on May 30, 2016 by TeX tips Feed

There’s a new version of TeXstudio available at http://texstudio.sourceforge.net. Here are some of...

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Point vs. Big Point

Posted on May 23, 2016 by TeX tips Feed

In TeX 1pt (point) is defined as 1/72.27 inch, which is the definition...

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TeXtalk: an interview with Mico

Posted on May 22, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Welcome to TeXtalk! Our interviewee is Mico. Mico has collected 158k+ rep, 3,000+ answers, and 730+ badges on TeX.sx. He is a regular participant in the chat room. Paulo CeredaYay, our interviewee is here! Welcome, Mico!MicoThanks, Paulo! It’s good to be here. :-)yo’It’s gonna be long, have you got enough refreshments? :)MicoHi there!yo’Hello!MicoCatching up on […]

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Biblatex back-end update

Posted on May 20, 2016 by Some TeX Developments Feed

I wrote recently abut the need to manage biblatex back-ends, and thoughts the maintenance team had on which way to proceed. After a bit of thought, we’ve gone for a solution we hope works for users and for us. Reversing what seemed like a ‘good idea at the time’, we’ve re-integrated (almost) all of the ... Read more

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UMalayaThesis updated to v1.2 for Guidelines (2015)

Posted on May 16, 2016 by Malaysian LaTeX User Group Feed

Sigh, so I finally realised and managed to find the 2015 version of the UM thesis guidelines!!! So I’ve updated the .cls and .tex (changes to existing v1.1.2), which includes the following updates: Added a \faculty field \makecoverandtitlepage now takes an option to output the relevant statement on the title page Chapter headings are now […]

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TeX Users Group Treffen 2016 Toronto

Posted on May 15, 2016 by TeXwelt Feed

Der Frühbucherrabatt endet bald! Das TeX Users Group Treffen findet dieses Jahr in Toronto statt, vom 25. bis zum 27. Juli. Es gibt wieder Präsentationen über Textsatz, Schriften, Tools und mehr. Bis 15. Mai gibt es den Frühbucherrabatt. Das ist der … Weiterlesen →

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