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Feb
11
awarded  Suffrage
Feb
11
answered Most significant reasons that led us to (La)TeX
Feb
10
comment Nice scientific pictures show off
Extra points for using Metapost!
Oct
26
comment How to disable Vim LaTeX plugin while enabling other plugins
Excellent. Thanks Aditya. I didn't remember that I had a .vim directory. (For those who prefer to start a graphical vim using a command such as gvim, on a unix system this is useful when using Aditya's suggestion: gvim myfile.tex 2>&1 | more.)
Oct
26
accepted How to disable Vim LaTeX plugin while enabling other plugins
Oct
24
asked How to disable Vim LaTeX plugin while enabling other plugins
Sep
8
accepted What do headheight, headsep, etc. do in the vmargin package?
Sep
8
comment What do headheight, headsep, etc. do in the vmargin package?
Thanks Gonzalo. The \layout diagram makes sense now. And I just looked at the geometry documentation and tried it for the first time. You're right--the diagrams are very clear, and I now have a simpler solution for dealing with my grant application's 1-inch margins requirement.
Sep
8
comment What do headheight, headsep, etc. do in the vmargin package?
Right, I agree @GonzaloMedina, it's not a duplicate, as my comments to your answer indicate. The standard diagrams that are referenced in the other question's answers don't explain enough.
Sep
8
comment What do headheight, headsep, etc. do in the vmargin package?
Sorry about commenting too fast, Gonzalo. I've deleted my first comment as it's no longer appropriate. OK, I'm still a little confused. What's the relationship between \headheight and \topmargin? Does the text start \headsep + \headheight + \topmarginbelow the top of the paper?
Sep
8
asked What do headheight, headsep, etc. do in the vmargin package?
Aug
31
comment Define a separate font for slide titles in Beamer
Adding to Gonzalo Medina's comment about XeLaTex, I find traditional LaTeX font management more work than it's worth. If you want to learn the details, you should, and you will have more flexibility because of it. But if you don't, consider using XeLaTeX, which should give you access in relatively simple ways to any font that's installed by your operating system, word processing programs, etc. On a Mac, for example, I find it's trivial to add free downloaded fonts using the built in Mac Font Book utility, and then use them immediately in my latex documents.
Aug
30
comment How does this TeX code generate automatic \hline's in tabular environments?
Great--thanks for the additional clarification. I see that though doing something using global commands in this way helps avoid certain errors (because you can modify multiple lines from a single location) but involves tradeoffs because of potential problems later. I love the fact that LaTeX gives me the flexibility to control content and presentation in the way I need, but appreciate that there are limitations that must be taken into account.
Aug
30
awarded  Scholar
Aug
30
accepted How does this TeX code generate automatic \hline's in tabular environments?
Aug
30
comment How does this TeX code generate automatic \hline's in tabular environments?
Thanks. Perfect. Sorry--marking as accepted wasn't enough.
Aug
28
awarded  Critic
Aug
28
asked How does this TeX code generate automatic \hline's in tabular environments?
Aug
28
comment Tabular with automatic \hline
There is an answer that does (almost) exactly what OP requested in a pre-TeX.SE answer over in StackOverflow make LaTeX draw a \hline between each line in tabular without using \hline?. (I don't understand how it works, though, and will post a question in TeX.SE asking for an explanation.)
Aug
28
comment Table with text wrapping?
In addition to Harish Kumar's excellent answer, there are several other good answers to an old question over in StackOverflow: How to wrap text in LaTeX tables?