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Apr
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comment How to use LaTeX tables with MS Word/PowerPoint
To create a cropped PDF per table, you might want to use the standalone package. It will output a PDF the size of the table you are creating. To convert the PDF to another format, you could use Imagemagick.
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Feb
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revised How long does it take to format a book in LaTeX?
Spelling: Apparently I don't like verbs sometimes.
Feb
27
answered How long does it take to format a book in LaTeX?
Feb
27
comment How long does it take to format a book in LaTeX?
Bells and whistles would entail fully functional cross-references, bibliographies, generating graphs where appropriate instead of using external images. All this assumes that you would want a layout more or less identical to the one already existing in Word and that the content is already complete in word. I may be forgetting other things. Would it be safe to say you want a fully working replica of the Word document, within reason?
Feb
27
comment How long does it take to format a book in LaTeX?
Do you mean how long it would take a person to convert the book from .doc to .tex, with all the bells and whistles?
Feb
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Feb
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comment OS X command-script to compile LaTeX
@Hugo, I stand to be corrected on this (Someone, please point him in the right direction!). When you invoke latex it does a few passes to figure out how to layout the paragraphs and pages optimally; it also makes note of any cross-reference (citations, tables of contents, etc.) and translations, and creates appropriate files for those if they don't already exist. If the files exist, it verifies that their information is consistent with the source. If it is, it outputs, if not, it overwrites them and requests for you to run latex again. See tex.stackexchange.com/a/53236/3731.
Feb
19
comment OS X command-script to compile LaTeX
@Hugo, if you delete them after every compilation they will have to be recreated with every new compilation. This means that, for example, if you fix a typo in your document and compile it again, latex will have to create all the cross-references, citations, etc. from scratch. That could be the difference between a single latex run or multiple latex - bibtexruns every time. On a short document that might not be a big deal, but it can become pretty annoying very fast on a larger document.
Feb
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Feb
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comment RefTeX won't find my .bib file in local library tree
A local variable at the end of every file is another possible way to go about it. However, the question referred to a master bibliography that could be used by any file, new and existing. Going the local-variable way would force me to add that line on every new file, whereas modifying the .emacs would give me a permanent solution with just one input.
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Dec
31
comment feedback on my table
For the last column's units (\si{m} \times \si{m}) would make it dimensionally consistent without obscuring the dimensions by turning it into \si{\square\m}.
Dec
31
comment AUCTeX: How can I add syntax highlighting for custom cite commands?
@MartinScharrer, thanks for that. That's why I flagged it in the first place.
Dec
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Dec
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answered Access from included files to environments in AUCtex
Dec
30
comment AUCTeX: How can I add syntax highlighting for custom cite commands?
Check if this question helps: tex.stackexchange.com/q/31966/3731 If not, consider opening a new question, in the spirit of one post per question, so that other users may find it more easily.
Dec
30
comment AUCTeX: How can I add syntax highlighting for custom cite commands?
These two questions might be useful, as far as fontification goes: tex.stackexchange.com/q/42086/3731 and tex.stackexchange.com/a/86119/3731.
Dec
30
comment AUCTeX: How can I add syntax highlighting for custom cite commands?
This question might be useful: tex.stackexchange.com/q/42086/3731.