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Jan
18
comment Selecting optical sizes for all fonts in a family
+1! "... specify the font for each feature ..." came as such an unpleasant surprise that I actually checked it out (with XeLaTeX), and can confirm that the results are different. Surprising, too is that all the fonts are embedded in the pdf, even though some of them are not used (in the single-sizefeatures case). Hmm.
Jan
17
comment TikZ: How do I occasionally suppress the join option?
Thank you. It's an ingenious option, but unfortunately doesn't fulfil my original aim, only hinted at in the question: uncluttered source code.
Jan
17
comment TikZ: How do I occasionally suppress the join option?
@MarkWibrow Hmm, I hadn't really considered open heart surgery on TikZ, but it's an idea!!! It works like a charm; if you'd care to make it an answer, it's the leading accept candidate!
Jan
17
comment TikZ: How do I occasionally suppress the join option?
Thank you for trying. draw=white is a bit intrusive if 'something gets in the way'. And, I could, as you say, add join to every node, but as joins are in the majority, I'd like to find a way to 'reverse the default', to minimise the amount of options, mainly for readability and mantainability.
Jan
11
comment Why is LaTeX so complicated?
@Gaussler This question may help
Jan
11
comment Why is LaTeX so complicated?
@yo' Accidents happen - don't worry!
Dec
19
comment Tikz Arrow Libraries: How can I migrate from arrows to arrows.meta without getting annoyed?
Thanks very much.
Dec
19
comment Tikz Arrow Libraries: How can I migrate from arrows to arrows.meta without getting annoyed?
@dcmst : That works, even though I don't really understand most of the parameters. If you'd care to post that as an answer, I'll be happy to accept it.
Dec
19
comment Turkish (İ) character inside code listings
As an alternative approach to using fontenc and inputenc, you may want to consider using a 'more modern' approch, with xelatex or lualatex, which process Unicode files directly, in place of pdflatex. (That's assuming you don't already have a big investment in legacy files.)
Dec
17
comment datetime: date without year
@Gitano Fixed :-)
Dec
13
comment Passport photographs using resize
This sounds like a fit for the labels package. Take a look at this answer
Dec
6
comment Where can I find submission and style guidelines for TUGboat?
Thank you, [B]arbara. As an amateur author, I don't have too many hangups as to my opinions, so that's cool. Once you see the article, I think you'll just love my approach to item 2 :-)
Dec
6
comment Where can I find submission and style guidelines for TUGboat?
@JosephWright (I appreciate this may be marginally off-topic; please close if appropriate.)
Nov
30
comment Other Alphabet [Turkish Language] sorting in Index
The (Iıİi)'s don't really have a solution, if your index is bilingual. If, for example, you sort under the Turkish rules, then the index entries for 'Ideal' and 'ideal' will be classified under two separate initial letters, which is confusing, independently of whether it is 'correct' or not. General indices, IMHO, should be all lowercase except for proper nouns (which perhaps should be in a separate index). But then again, that might not suit those who speak German.
Nov
16
comment Free PDF viewer allowing to measure in a document?
Click and hold the Measurement Tool Icon -> Show Comments styles palette, where you can change colour, etc, and scaling, and create multiple different measuring profiles if you do this very often
Nov
7
comment The vertical lines in my tabular environment are scattered
Just FYI, it's generally considered a Really Bad Idea to use vertical lines in tables. I'm afraid I don't have the needed citation to hand at the moment, but I'm sure another user will step in to provide it.
Oct
19
comment Vertically center text on a page
Perhaps the anonymous down-voter would care to share his/her reasons here, so that I, and others, can learn and improve?
Oct
8
comment How to display all the Chapter's name in a document without using minitoc, titletoc, shorttoc, toc?
In my admittedly limited experience, minitoc works very well with memoir. Maybe you need to ask a different question (with MWE): "Why is minitoc not working with memoir in my document"?
Oct
4
comment Formatting memoir page notes - how do I eliminate a space?
@daleif Lars, I think it's because the text of the note just "follows on" in the .ent file. Adding a % after the fourth parameter to \startnoteentry in the .ent file might well fix it.
Oct
4
comment Formatting memoir page notes - how do I eliminate a space?
Many thanks. +1 and a tick.