20,336 reputation
3683
bio website pcwww.liv.ac.uk/~itho17/…
location Huddersfield, United Kingdom
age 36
visits member for 4 years, 1 month
seen 18 hours ago

Lecturer in applied mathematics, with a rough idea of how to use (La)TeX. Specialities include dirty hacks and using texdoc very quickly.


1d
comment Figures are not nicely centered between paragraphs
@bert --- you need to provide an example showing exactly what it is that you want.
Dec
20
comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
"Heaven forbid you want to reorder the columns of a table!" --- Both emacs and winedt (and maybe other editors as well) can cut and paste arbitrary rectangular regions, so this is not an issue.
Dec
18
comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
@JörgWMittag --- and I thought the Fortran standard (623 pages) was getting a bit over complicated!
Dec
18
comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
+1 for the mention of TeX.SX - its existence is a huge improvement. Before I found this site I didn't know anyone with much more (La)TeX knowledge than me. That isn't the case any more...
Dec
8
comment Can not convert from PS to PDF
What happens if you try to run ps2pdf from the command line?
Dec
4
comment pgf plots, barplot, irregular spacing between bars/columns
Welcome to TeX.SX. I didn't know the site could be accessed via Palantir. Please post some code showing what you have tried so far. This will make it much easier for others to help you.
Dec
4
comment g-brief produces letter format PDF instead of A4 depending on system settings
@Volker --- the answer to the linked question does explain how you can get different behaviour on different machines.
Dec
3
comment Custom command to represent $L_1$ metric distance that works both inside and outside math mode
@egreg --- no idea; I just fixed the problem that caused to OP's construction to fail.
Dec
2
comment Defining `$$$ $$$` to align
@Adhvaitha --- I don't know much C++ but I wonder if you could define a function called {{{. If you can, would you do so?
Nov
19
comment Use russian letter in section title
Put \protect before \cyr in the section heading.
Nov
19
comment Extracting text from variable
@ZelosMalum --- I have edited my answer.
Nov
18
comment Generating Labels via Macros and loosing \ref{}'s
What happens if you put % GATHER{myfile.aux} in the preamble?
Nov
18
comment How can I prohibit page break at `\\`?
Breaking lines of text with `\\` is almost never right. If you were to explain what your use case is, someone might be able to suggest a better approach.
Nov
18
comment Fill space created by \phantom with other text
What you describe sounds like \phantom to me! Can you explain why this doesn't do what you require (and perhaps add a picture to illustrate)?
Nov
18
comment Spacing after equals sign in align
I'd say it's a matter of taste.
Nov
15
comment Line numbers are not showing for part of my document?
Please edit your question so that it includes an example code that reproduces the problem. Without this it will be difficult for anyone to help you.
Nov
10
comment Align equations on equal (=) symbol
@Sveinung --- I didn't downvote.
Nov
10
comment Hyperlink containing %
Fantastic: the file structure.tex (which is part of your cv template) defines a macro \bull.
Nov
10
comment Align equations on equal (=) symbol
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about a matter that could be resolved by consulting a basic latex manual.
Nov
9
comment What is the difference between \number and \the?
You should ask about this as a separate question.