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Linguist and some-time package/software writer.

My one-page dictatorial guide to LaTeX packages

Package author of:

  • msu-thesis class (for Michigan State University theses and dissertations.)
  • he-she (alternating masculine and feminine pronouns for gender neutral writing.)
  • pst-vowel (diphthong arrows for vowel.sty vowel charts)
  • msuletterhead (letterhead package for Michigan State University (internal use))

Software author of: (Mac OS X)

  • csv2latex (Ruby/Applescript combination for pasting spreadsheet cells into LaTeX source); included as part of TeXShop; usable with any Mac text editor.
  • make-local-texmf App to create a new user texmf folder.

Sep
12
revised How can I change the distance between abstract and section 1?
fixed image
Sep
12
answered How can I change the distance between abstract and section 1?
Sep
11
comment How can I change the distance between abstract and section 1?
Hi Amir, Please make sure that both your accounts are associated with each other, otherwise you won't be able to comment on or accept answers or edit your question. Also, you can format code by selecting the code and clicking on the {} icon. (For inline code, you can use backticks `.)
Sep
11
revised How can I change the distance between abstract and section 1?
added 84 characters in body; edited title
Sep
11
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How can I change the distance between abstract and section 1?
Sep
11
revised LaTeX not hyphenating properly, text running off page
removed complaint about minimal example
Sep
11
revised Use stylistic set variations only for certain glyphs
typos; minor formatting
Sep
11
revised Use stylistic set variations only for certain glyphs
{b|e}group -> {begin|end}group
Sep
11
revised Use stylistic set variations only for certain glyphs
added LuaTeX proviso
Sep
11
answered Use stylistic set variations only for certain glyphs
Sep
11
comment LaTeX not hyphenating properly, text running off page
This doesn't actually work. The problem is caused by the $\beta$- attached to the word, which causes it not to be hyphenated independent of the the hyphenation points you specify.
Sep
11
answered LaTeX not hyphenating properly, text running off page
Sep
11
answered Is there any way to get real-time compilation for LaTeX?
Sep
10
comment Problem copying text from pdf - spaces being stripped
@Joseph so does that make TeX created documents problematic w.r.t. accessibility for the blind, for example?
Sep
10
revised Lyx Single Column
added table* and figure*
Sep
10
revised Lyx Single Column
typo
Sep
10
answered Lyx Single Column
Sep
10
comment Tables with multiple panels in LaTeX, R and Sweave
@Matt Thanks, that's very helpful.
Sep
10
reviewed Approve suggested edit on “rotationally correct” AC source symbol in TikZ
Sep
10
comment What are TeXLive's four different texmf folders?
@Herbert Surely you'd have to have a lot of stuff in there for that difference to be noticeable? (And you can run texhash on the local dir too, right?)