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comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
@MathematicalOrchid That thing about color is not true. There is simply ample amount of packages which fixes that. Better not hit on that nail if you mean LaTeX. You can have as many pages as you want. xcolor for example is a top notch package.
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comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
@tohecz After 40 votes who cares SE ? :P
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comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
@Johannes_B Ah then it might also be my mistake too.
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comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
I think you have not been using new TeX packages in the last 5 years. Practically your first 5 points are not true about disadvantages of TeX. Plus who writes down those documents to be handled by an editing documents software in the first place?
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comment Is LaTeX THE best typygraphic software?
possible duplicate of Alternatives to LaTeX
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comment Label distance and other issues in a TikZ diagramm
Nitpicking but if a junction has no sign change, nothing is placed, only negated ones are shown. So here you only need at the right. (and Feedforward block is dashed :P )
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comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
@T.Verron Big documents are usually structured so you can work on it part by part via \input{} or \include{} otherwise we would see a pike in the PhD suicides :) So far what I'm really fed up with is Ctrl+A + F9 + click about ten times entire document and after finishing a subitem you hit enter twice then you change your mind and want to create it again but fun begins. Oh my, I can really punch my computer every time I have to do that.
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awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
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comment Specify arc radius in coordinate systems units
This is a little too easy for the MWE compared to your comment. Can you include your real case a little more realistic if possible?
Dec
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comment Tikz library math
Yes it is a recent library addition happened after 2.10
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comment Tikz library math
Do you have TikZ v3.00? you can put \pgfversion in your document to see what it is.
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comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
They have pretty comparable end products.
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answered LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
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comment Set PGFplots coordinate label using ifnum
You have to do the math somewhere else not where TikZ is looking for an anchor to place the label.
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awarded  Great Answer
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comment Parametric tikzset style with argument
Haha, nice. But it needs a few tricks in the guts to make it hand-drawn. Right now they are a little too much prosthetic-hand-drawn. I divided the curves into random pieces to perturb but still doesn't look as good as I wished to have as lines.
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comment Parametric tikzset style with argument
@renard No problem at all. It was meant to be a joke but I failed.
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comment Parametric tikzset style with argument
Can you please stop using this decoration? :P I promised to fix it for arcs but still didn't finalize it, I get embarrassed everytime I see it.
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comment Plot functions and their point of intersection
@HenriMenke Because I'm both sloppy and lucky. There must be an opening brace too but here since up to that point there is nothing fancy going on pgfmath closes the current scope and forgives it due to the closing delimiter. It's just how pgfmath decides about the precedence rules and does not keep track of delimiter groups (they are not TeX scopes).