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Apr
11
comment Help with command \author for more than 2 authors
@Abhinav Thanks! :)
Apr
6
comment Why does \usepackage[british]{babel} hyphenate the word “alternate” incorrectly?
@Mico I don't mind the downvote too much, I just found it funny that the question has been around for a year and has always had that weird title but the moment you change it to something more grammatically pleasing, someone goes "ugh, shitty question!" ;) That just has a brilliant irony (which doesn't excuse the anonymous downvote, I agree, but oh well).
Apr
2
comment Why does \usepackage[british]{babel} hyphenate the word “alternate” incorrectly?
Interesting! It hadn't occurred to me that ALternate and alTERnate might be hyphenated differently. I couldn't find anything to back this up but it's at least plausible.
Dec
29
comment What are all the font styles I can use in math mode?
I don't think asking these kinds of questions in this comment thread is likely to get much attention by anyone who's able and willing to help. You guys are better off creating a new question for this. You can reference this post if you think it's relevant.
Sep
6
comment Why does \usepackage[british]{babel} hyphenate the word “alternate” incorrectly?
This is very interesting and I especially like the part where we are warned that even in the UK hyphenation might transform from an obscure etymological art to something one can actually perform just by speaking the language ;) But since "alternate" comes from Latin "alternatus", I can't see how altern-ate is necessarily the more etymologically correct hyphenation. Anyway, I think Barbara gave a very good clue by finding an Oxford dictionary that actually differs from the current (?) one. Whatever its reasons may be.
May
28
comment How can I use \lVert and \rVert norm symbols (‖x‖) with the Iwona math font?
Two years have gone by without any reply and without the problem being fixed so it's probably safe to say by now that Iwona Math is no longer actively supported.
May
11
comment How can I get bold math symbols?
@Szczypawka Most universal ... probably. But also a measure of last resort.
May
2
comment How to properly typeset footnotes/superscripts after punctuation marks?
I will, grudgingly ;)
May
2
comment How to properly typeset footnotes/superscripts after punctuation marks?
@cfr I don't perceive this as an issue that depends on the side of the Atlantic you're on. Hart's Rules for example also prescribe the footnote going after the punctuation. And, again as a European, I'd say every sane style guide does. At least it's true, if you put the punctuation after the footnote mark, kerning is the least of your worries. BTW, fnpct include a mode that switches the position of footnote and punctuation mark.
May
1
comment How to properly typeset footnotes/superscripts after punctuation marks?
@cfr I am European, too, so I'm not quite sure I know what you are hinting at.
Apr
30
comment How to properly typeset footnotes/superscripts after punctuation marks?
@Clément Not sure about this. Strictly speaking, this question is off-topic here and belongs on a typography site. De facto, this is the best typography SX site. That other question, which is actually about how to achieve such kerning in LaTeX, is linked, although not prominently. I think I will put a more prominent notice there, even though it messes up the edit structure ;)
Feb
1
comment How to properly typeset footnotes/superscripts after punctuation marks?
This question is almost two years old and still nobody has suggested the use of an Oxford comma to solve my problem. I am pleasantly surprised by you, Internet.
Jan
31
comment Keep the frame background in minislides
Just as something to keep in mind: this won't honor the \graphicspath for the thumbnail backgrounds so the backgrounds better be in a consistent place (I hardcoded my path into the \pgfdeclareimage call which is ugly but works). Related: sourceforge.net/p/pgf/feature-requests/41
May
25
comment How do I manually split a paragraph without \afterpage?
@Mico Apparently, memoir is not the only class affected but KOMAScript as well. I just stumbled on this question: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/139834/…
May
25
comment How do I manually split a paragraph without \afterpage?
@cslstr Looks promising but when I pass \picturepage to \AtBeginShipoutNext, I get a Not in outer par mode error :/
May
25
comment How do I manually split a paragraph without \afterpage?
@Mico it seems that changing geometry in an \afterpage is to blame. This is a relatively new feature of the geometry package so maybe nobody noticed this bug yet. \afterpage{\newgeometry{textheight=\paperheight,textwidth=\paperwidth}\null\res‌​toregeometry} will already produce a similar behaviour, adding a \clearpage after \restoregeometry will mess the page up exactly as my package does.
May
25
comment How do I manually split a paragraph without \afterpage?
@Mico I agree, it is. Unfortunately, memoir is so huge that it's probably hard to pinpoint what part exactly is to blame.
May
16
comment How can I reproduce this beautiful table of contents?
I just want to remark that for most theses this structure is too simple. This is clearly the TOC of a book that is a collection of chapters by different authors so the requirements are different. But if you're sure that nobody would ever want to look up the page number of a particular section or even subsection then sure, go for it :)
May
14
comment Too long website as footnote results in `Overfull \hbox`
I would only do that if you're really really sure that the reader won't be irritated by the hyphen at the end of a line (like when you explain the line breaking behaviour at one point in the document). I think the author of the url package made a really smart choice when he decided not to allow line breaks after hyphens.
May
14
comment Too long website as footnote results in `Overfull \hbox`
@RStudent You probably also get the "underfull \hbox" error as you did for your manual fix. The sad truth is that there just aren't enough opportunities for line breaks to typeset this with a fixed line width. URLs are notoriously tricky here. What I would do in your case is to set the whole footnote as \raggedright or \RaggedRight (from the ragged2e package ... shouldn't do much of a different here).