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Mar
28
asked Putting text in a box: custom box : different color for each line
Mar
15
asked LaTeX report wrong error line when enclosing thing within a macro
Mar
14
accepted How to have each slide in a separate file, each compilable, then combine them
Mar
14
asked How to have each slide in a separate file, each compilable, then combine them
Feb
3
awarded  Nice Question
Feb
3
comment Is there a \newcommand manager program?
@egreg Yes, it looks like a contracdiction. I mean I know what \axnzn means, but I always forget if I already defined or not \aynzn. Also, checking this is tedious. I guess clarity is a subjective matter. Still, our discussion effortlessly use \aznyn without ambiguity.
Feb
3
revised Is there a \newcommand manager program?
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Feb
3
comment Is there a \newcommand manager program?
@BenediktBauer I understand your point, I was afraid of this side effect, when I begin using this method. But, after using it for while, I found my latex code is expressive. Somehow, the exact definition of the command doesn't matter. When I write on sequence I know what I mean by \xn, so if I want to talk about convergence of \xn - \zn, the meaning guide me in the \newcommand maze. As for clarity, define \axnzn as \left| x_n - z_n \right|. Then, a phrase like "If \axnzn is small then \axnyn is small" (note the yn), is really clear.
Feb
3
revised Is there a \newcommand manager program?
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Feb
3
asked Is there a \newcommand manager program?
Jan
30
comment Flexible parenthesing command
@jfbu Your post help a lot to understand tex programming. I understand that the code has limitation, but this is also a lesson your post teach. Thank you.
Jan
30
comment Flexible parenthesing command
@egreg Maybe this deserves another question. Why are latex parsing rules so different than programming language parsing rules? Is it for compilation speed? In a python world say, \p(f(2)) would be \left( f(2) \right).
Jan
30
accepted Flexible parenthesing command
Jan
30
comment Flexible parenthesing command
If you can add the "middle thing", it would help. I try to compare with egreg's code. But as I am new to this stuff it's hard.
Jan
30
comment Flexible parenthesing command
@Mico Yes, I might do \p[f(2)]
Jan
30
asked Flexible parenthesing command
Dec
15
asked Controlling the scope of \label and \ref
Dec
7
awarded  Autobiographer
Aug
8
accepted Bibliography style: author format
Aug
7
comment Bibliography style: author format
I try your suggestion, but I get natbib error: bibliography not compatible with author-year citations. Should the author name be written in a certain format?