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Linux (Debian) user since long time ago, some of my actual fields of interest are currently improve my limited skills with LaTeX and R (at the same time thanks to Sweave). My apologies if you find unclear anything of what I write. English is not my native language and I've never been in any type of regular English courses.

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Nov
22
comment Did anybody succeed in opening a text file at a certain line from a PDF link?
@alfC No, no ...still work (i tested just now in Debian testing), but depend of the PDF viewer. A link to a bash script even without .sh extension with chmod +x work fine with xpdf, only ask for a "OK" to launch), while okular looks at the mimetypes and refuse launch a ejecutable external file, but evince open the script as text , while acroread launch a warning and allow only open as text.
Nov
21
revised Frontpage for Application
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Nov
21
answered Frontpage for Application
Nov
20
revised Starting text a set distance from the margin
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Nov
20
answered Starting text a set distance from the margin
Nov
20
comment Inserting Images
You can safely omit also the extension of the image file. That is, \includegraphics[scale=0.3]{hi} also should work if the image is in the working directory.
Nov
20
comment Responsive design with LaTeX
Making a PDF for differents sizes (A4,A5, etc...) will produce disastrous results except for very simple layouts. Even with some conditionally changes (font size, margins, ...) and using relative lengths instead of fixed lenghts (i.e., 0.3\linewidth instead of 5cm) whenever is possible, too many things will break in a complex document.
Nov
20
comment Responsive design with LaTeX
LaTeX is designed to print texts in paper of know size and printer options are in the PDF viewer (zoom, orientation, tc.). Said that, you have also some control of how show the PDF in the screen with the hyperref package (pdfpagemode=FullScreen, etc.) but not much more, I afraid.
Nov
20
comment Use of glossary for beginner
@mark Some editors have a front-end for some of these commands, in other editors you can configure the compilation sequence. But anyway, you can always run pdflatex, makeglossaries, bibtex, etc. when you close your editor in the system prompt. Run also in the system command texdoc arara.
Nov
20
revised Use of glossary for beginner
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Nov
20
comment Use of glossary for beginner
@mark,See the edited answer.
Nov
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revised Use of glossary for beginner
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Nov
20
comment Use of glossary for beginner
@mark Exactly, \include is mainly for chapters after the preamble. See When should I use \input vs. \include?.
Nov
20
revised Use of glossary for beginner
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Nov
20
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Nov
20
comment Use of glossary for beginner
\makeindex must be before \begin{document}. There are not \newglossaryentry for "maths" word.
Nov
18
revised What do Sweave/knitr offer that make doesn't?
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Nov
18
revised What do Sweave/knitr offer that make doesn't?
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Nov
18
answered What do Sweave/knitr offer that make doesn't?