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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
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?)
Sep
9
comment Tables with multiple panels in LaTeX, R and Sweave
Do you have an example of what you have in mind? (Especially the part about panels having the same width.) Maybe even some sample R code as well.
Sep
9
comment What are TeXLive's four different texmf folders?
Also, /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local is for system-wide local additions, not individual user local additions, which are normally placed in TEXMFHOME (on Linux systems, standardly /home/<user>/texmf; on a Mac /Users/Library/texmf). If you have a single user system, there's not much advantage to installing local packages in /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local, I think.
Sep
9
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How to create two separate indices: Subject index and Index of Authors
Sep
8
comment Disable TEXMFHOME for testing?
This is what I do. I have a testing texmf directory, and a TeXShop engine script that sets TEXMFHOME to that directory. If that directory is empty, then you'll get only TL stuff.
Sep
8
answered Adding a .sty file to the appropriate directory?