I'm starting a PhD and am being overwhelmed with the different possible ways people do things, and how they very rarely mix. I'm (obviously) sold on TeXing it, and have a ViM background I intend on ...
So to "comment out" a line, I need to insert a % at the beginning of the line (so that line will not be compiled). Is there way to comment out a large section without having to manually putting a % ...
I'm a LaTeX beginner and am wondering what a typical workflow looks like when writing a (longish) document. The draw for me is the ability to separate content and presentation, but it still seems ...
Progress Report Four months on, I thought it a good idea to "report back" here, and I wrote something. Then, I had better thoughts and turned it into a blog post. You can read it on the TeX.sx blog. ...
I have asked a previous question about how to manage all the files generated when my LaTeX files are compiled but the approach in the answer I accepted is still unsatisfactory for the many small ...
I'm in the process of thesis writing. I'm LaTeX newbie and have its limited knowledge and experience. I'm thinking to use LaTeX or LyX for my thesis. Which one is better for thesis write up? If I go ...
I am writing a journal article using LaTeX. Currently, the review process is very difficult as my professor has to comment on the pdf. Previously, I have written a journal paper using Word. Though ...
I am collaborating with another author using email to exchange latest version of the document. Is it possible to include the bibliography in the LaTeX file, so that we don't have to keep two files in ...
My typical approach is to write the paper in LaTeX, then (in a new file) to write the presentation in Beamer. I am now getting to the point in my education/career where the first version of a paper ...
The answers to this question have convinced me I want to start using some kind of version control system. The question is, which should I use? First this is mainly just for myself, not for ...
Pretty self-explanatory; I'm thinking of @AndrewStacey's answer, in particular the part about working with collaborators who do not use VCS. I'm hoping for a more detailed explanation / step-by-step ...
This is a tricky question and I'm not sure how to go about being a proponent of forward thinking/change in a system that is a little over 30 years old (to most middle aged/older scientists). How can ...