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Best practices

  1. Use pdflatex \input{filename} instead of pdflatex filename.
  2. Don't specify the file extension in \includegraphics.
  3. Divide your project into a main & smaller input files & compile the main with pdflatex.
  4. Put each code snippet 4 either drawing a diagram or making a table into a standalone input file & compile it to produce a PDF.
  5. Define global macros 4 often-used materials, put them into a separate package thereby changing the macros in one place will effect the whole document.
  6. Remove unnecessary packages.
  7. Don't mix different series, families, font size, & shapes, ESPECIALLY IN ONE SENTENCE.
  8. Obey.

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Sep
23
comment Graphing a rational function and a vertical line using pgfplots
It will fail when plotpoints=14*(2^n)+1 for any positive integer n.
Sep
23
answered Graphing a rational function and a vertical line using pgfplots
Sep
22
comment Graph of x*cos(1/x)
Windows Media Player...
Sep
22
revised Graph of x*cos(1/x)
added 615 characters in body
Sep
22
answered Graph of x*cos(1/x)
Sep
22
comment Draw a circle in a coordinate system of an arrow on a half-sphere
Possible duplicate (maybe): tex.stackexchange.com/q/108915/19356
Sep
22
revised Nodes not printed on x-axis
deleted 21 characters in body
Sep
22
comment Nodes not printed on x-axis
@percusse: Nothing happens.
Sep
21
comment What are the most common mistakes that beginners of (La)TeX and Friends make?
@cfr: The word "beginner" has a relative meaning, so does the word "relative". :-)
Sep
21
answered Tikz: define label font size under the node
Sep
21
revised Nodes not printed on x-axis
Correcting the label.
Sep
21
suggested suggested edit on Nodes not printed on x-axis
Sep
21
comment Nodes not printed on x-axis
I think you did not realize that the square root is missing in your label. It should be $\frac{\sqrt{x^2-25}}{\sqrt{x-5}}$.
Sep
21
comment How to split and align equations when they are inside an enumerate environment?
@AbhimanyuArora: I don't understand. Sorry. Please show me the sample by your handwriting.
Sep
21
answered Nodes not printed on x-axis
Sep
21
comment Nodes not printed on x-axis
So the label in your output should be $y=\sqrt(x^2-25)/\sqrt(x-5)$.
Sep
21
comment Nodes not printed on x-axis
How can (x^2-25)/sqrt(x-5) become similar to sqrt(x+5)?
Sep
21
comment Nodes not printed on x-axis
How can (x^2-25)/sqrt(x-5) become similar to sqrt(x+5)?
Sep
21
comment Nodes not printed on x-axis
How can (x^2-25)/sqrt(x-5) become similar to sqrt(x+5)?
Sep
21
comment Including both XML code and Java code in a document using lstlisting package
See my answer here: tex.stackexchange.com/a/193475/19356