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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
4
reviewed Approve suggested edit on titling tag wiki
Sep
4
revised How to reference part of a theorem?
added alternative solution. (Thanks, egreg)
Sep
4
comment Use the values of \title, \author and \date on a custom title page
To me, this seems obvious, or am I missing something? Load all packages, then start supplying content...
Sep
4
comment Use the values of \title, \author and \date on a custom title page
@doncherry Not at all. It added a nice piece of clarification to the answer.
Sep
3
revised Set the “font-weight: lighter/ bolder”
switched to fontspec commands
Sep
3
answered Set the “font-weight: lighter/ bolder”
Sep
3
answered Biblatex: submitting to the arXiv
Sep
3
revised Biblatex: submitting to the arXiv
removed answer and placed as a separate answer
Sep
3
revised powerdot wiki excerpt
added author and link; comparison to beamer;
Sep
3
revised powerdot wiki description
added author and link; comparison to beamer;
Sep
3
suggested suggested edit on powerdot tag wiki excerpt
Sep
3
suggested suggested edit on powerdot tag wiki
Sep
3
comment How can I install a .cls file with MikTeX?
For an answer more specifically aimed at MikTeX, see also this question: How do I manually install a package on MikTeX (Windows).
Sep
2
answered “makeindex” in Mac OS X (Snow Leopard)
Sep
2
comment “makeindex” in Mac OS X (Snow Leopard)
If you're using MacTeX 2008, you have a really old distribution. I would strongly encourage you to update to MacTeX 2011. That being said, you don't need to add the binary itself to your path, just /usr/texbin. (Assuming that existed in 2008; I think it did.)
Sep
2
comment “makeindex” in Mac OS X (Snow Leopard)
This sounds like a shell path problem. What does which makeindex return in Terminal? Also, what does echo $PATH return?
Sep
2
comment Which alternatives to the beamer class exist?
In reality, powerdot is the only full-featured LaTeX alternative to beamer. It is meant to be a replacement for prosper. From the documentation "[...] the start of a new project set up to make a new class to replace the prosper plus HA-prosper combination. You’re currently reading the result of that project.". And seminar is even older, and can't really be recommended.
Sep
2
revised natbib and hyperref for (Author, Year) style produces two links
added minimal example as I'm facing the same problem
Sep
1
comment Biblatex: submitting to the arXiv
This is not so trivial with biblatex. See BiBLatex submitting to a journal
Sep
1
revised \documentclass: undefined control sequence
cleaned up English