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I'm a retired college math teacher. I use Mathematica since version 2.2 and begun TeX with emTeX about 1990. Other languages I use are C, Perl, bash ...


May
13
comment Basic use of derivative with cool package fails with “Missing \endcsname inserted”
@Walter but then I coudn't write things like \mdiff{f}{m+n}{x;m;y;n}
May
9
comment How can I change the font of section numbers such as \thechapter?
maybe the package sectsty can help you.
May
7
comment How can I make large mathcal symbols?
@tohecz You are right. I had a typo and believed it were due to the definition, but it was in the example, so I got an error message.
May
3
comment How to make the function identifier ( f(x) ) more dominant?
@mbork I think so too. But sometimes e.g. for very high formulas extending the height of \Bigg you'll need it.
Apr
24
comment Squeeze superscripts and subscripts around bracketed expressions in display math
@Warrick TeX looks at the box, so AFAIK it can't decide if there is space to narrow the indices. E.g. for [...] the indices made by \subsup are too narrow, but with (...) and {...} they look fine.
Apr
22
comment Meta definition of diacritical marks
@PeterGrill: I edited my answer and added the table.
Apr
21
comment typesetting column vector
@percusse How did you crop the picture? I tried, but couldn't find a way. Thank you for cropping.
Apr
13
comment Nice-looking $x_i^j$
Have a look at the tensind package. It sets the high and low indices properly aligned.
Mar
30
comment Designing a new mathematical operator
@egreg, thank you for this interesting link.
Mar
30
comment Designing a new mathematical operator
You are right, it's better, especially if you want the angle to stretch.
Mar
18
comment Xetex and Times New Roman font
setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Minion Pro}
Mar
10
comment How to put a brace on the right, not left, to group cases?
@Gonzalo yes I did now, you were faster than I. I saw your solution after having formatted my answer. Sorry.
Mar
7
comment Image shift / offset
Something like this: raisebox{10pt}{stuff} will move the stuff 10pt above the baseline.