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Jun
12
comment Why are LaTeX macros so inconsistent?
I would go as far as to say that if you care about purity that much to write a document in the first style, then go all the way and use XML as an input format. That has an additional advantage that you can easily verify that the input conforms to a schema
Jun
12
comment context tex poster template
The way I see it, creating a poster is as simple as setting the paper size and font size, and then typesetting the content in columns. Another option is to use layers for absolute positioning of content. Is there any particular feature of the LaTeX packages that you cannot translate to ConTeXt?
Jun
9
answered truncate text from right to left
Jun
9
revised Printing just the first 20 characters of a text, adding \ldots
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Jun
9
revised Printing just the first 20 characters of a text, adding \ldots
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Jun
9
answered Printing just the first 20 characters of a text, adding \ldots
Jun
5
comment Vertically aligned table in plainTeX / LaTeX / Context etc
@wipet: Yes, ConTeXt uses a too pass mechanism. The first pass to determine the maximum width of each cell, and the second pass to do the actual typesetting. Similar approach is also taken by LaTeX when typesetting aligned equations (align, falign, etc.)
Jun
4
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Jun
4
answered Two levels of itemization with the 'intext' option
May
31
comment Sliders in LaTeX
What is the magic about 0.1cm?
May
30
comment Revisiting producing structured PDFs from LaTeX
@AndyClifton: I understand. However, I believe that there is significant interest in tagged pdf. I wrote this answer in the hope that it will be of interest to others.
May
30
awarded  Revival
May
30
answered Revisiting producing structured PDFs from LaTeX
May
29
revised TikZ: How to make a convex lens
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May
26
comment How to make my text more tasty?
Why not simply draw circles with the same color as the background color over the fonts? That is trivial to do in Context, and, I believe, easy to do in LaTeX with eso-pic + tikz.
May
22
awarded  Nice Answer
May
19
awarded  Good Answer
May
17
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May
17
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May
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