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comment Is CTAN secure against attackers uploading bugged versions of well-known packages?
Bad Mallory, bad, bad Mallory!
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Apr
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comment What is this “Comprehensive LaTeX Artifact Novelty” thing?
@barbarabeeton: Oh my! :)
Apr
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answered What is this “Comprehensive LaTeX Artifact Novelty” thing?
Apr
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comment What is this “Comprehensive LaTeX Artifact Novelty” thing?
It is! Courtesy of Donald Fauntleroy Knuth, the Grand Wizard of TeX-arcana. :)
Mar
28
revised How to install “vanilla” TeXLive on Fedora?
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Mar
28
answered How to install “vanilla” TeXLive on Fedora?
Mar
27
comment \typein and user-friendliness: how can I prevent errors from occurring if the user presses arrow keys or delete?
@Arun: (ctd.) Sorry if my sentence sounded too harsh. You are certainly using it correctly, but the post-processing might be troublesome to say the least.
Mar
27
comment \typein and user-friendliness: how can I prevent errors from occurring if the user presses arrow keys or delete?
@Arun: Oh I apologize for not clarifying what I meant! \typein was indeed conceived to allow user input (as user output provided by its counterpart \typeout), but it employs a basic reading. To make it more user-friendly, the whole thing should be wrapped in a helper macro which verifies the stream of captured tokens, but this could add another layer of complexity to the code's logic. I also suspect most of the reading capabilities are also bound to the used terminal, so we might expect different key handlings according to the context. >>>
Mar
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comment \typein and user-friendliness: how can I prevent errors from occurring if the user presses arrow keys or delete?
@JosephWright: I don't know that!
Mar
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comment \typein and user-friendliness: how can I prevent errors from occurring if the user presses arrow keys or delete?
IMHO you are exploiting \typein, that is, this contraption wasn't designed to be used like this, so little (or nothing) can be done to make it more friendly, basically because that wasn't the idea to start. :) I think the better approach to this scenario is using an script (say, with fancy input boxes powered by zenity or other windowing manager) and then generate a .tex file.
Mar
27
comment How to customize my titlepage?
This is the best answer in teh worldz. :)
Mar
23
comment Rubber and \include: Missing aux file
Addendum: It might be worth trying to clean all auxiliary files, with rubber --clean root. :)
Mar
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comment What .sty files do I need to send to the publisher?
If it helps, cp "`kpsewhich <packagename>.sty`" . will copy the package to your current directory.
Mar
11
comment Conversion from math mode of the form $x_a$ to text?
\mathrm, perhaps?
Mar
11
comment Why does the non-pdf latex engine behave differently from pdflatex?
Oh my, uppercase in action! It is official!
Mar
10
comment Code that compiled in ubuntu but not working in win 7
Your code is failing with an updated TL2015, so either you have a very old TeX distro in your Ubuntu machine or your editor is simply ignoring errors and forcing compilation.