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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.

Aug
28
revised LaTeX with no embedded Fonts
minor cleanup
Aug
28
revised Create plain CSV list of pages with/without figures
made link more friendly
Aug
28
revised What is the not subset symbol
edited tags
Aug
28
comment problem when an editor is also an author in jurabib
I'm not sure how many people are still using jurabib unfortunately. For this type of referencing style, biblatex is probably now the norm. See this question bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. natbib for a general overview. It may be quite simple to implement your preferred citation/bib style using it. (I realize that this is not the kind of response you probably want to hear.)
Aug
28
answered TeXShop foreground color can't be set to desired default
Aug
27
revised Example box with automatic numbering?
code formatting
Aug
26
revised How do I globally set the text color in XeLaTeX
added ways to change colours
Aug
26
comment How do I globally set the text color in XeLaTeX
@Herbert True. You need to use \addfontfeature to do this, or make a new fontfamily. I'll add this to my answer.
Aug
25
accepted Controlling placement of package warnings in the log
Aug
25
revised Generate list of all installed (La)TeX files
typo
Aug
25
answered How do I globally set the text color in XeLaTeX
Aug
25
comment Controlling placement of package warnings in the log
Great. That's very helpful. I hadn't noticed those versions of the warning commands, and for this kind of warning, it's exactly what is needed.
Aug
25
comment Controlling placement of package warnings in the log
That's an interesting package, but it would be somewhat perverse to use it inside a class, I think. :-) Using \AtEndDocument seems to put things far enough to the end for my purposes.
Aug
25
comment Controlling placement of package warnings in the log
I guess my question wasn't so clear :-) I was assuming from inside the class itself; you were assuming from inside a user document. I've clarified the question for posterity.
Aug
25
revised Controlling placement of package warnings in the log
clarified question
Aug
25
comment Controlling placement of package warnings in the log
Thanks. I discovered this too, after I posted the question, but I thought I'd let someone else answer. In fact, in my case it's not really necessary to redefine \ClassWarning, but simply to wrap it in \AtEndDocument. I think this is about as exact as we'll get. I'll wait to see if anyone else has a different solution.
Aug
25
comment Controlling placement of package warnings in the log
Thanks for the comment, but since this is a class file that will be used by many different users, I want to control the placement myself as much as possible.
Aug
25
asked Controlling placement of package warnings in the log
Aug
25
comment Words scattered randomly in on coverpage
Related question? Wordle-like word clouds.
Aug
25
comment Why did they put PDF titling in the hyperref package?
I don't know if this question really has an answer. The hyperref package is written by Sebastian Rahtz and Heiko Oberdiek, although I think it's mainly Heiko's project now, so there isn't really a "they". Many of his packages make use of specific properties of pdf, presumably because of his interest in and knowledge of pdf, and that's probably why he put it into the package.