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Jun
13
comment Beamer handout mode: explicitly printing “half-way” frames
I have replaced you overlay illustrations by (IMHO more accessible) animated versions (see tex.stackexchange.com/questions/23727/… on how to do this). Hope you don't mind, otherwise just revert the edit.
Jun
13
comment Beamer handout mode: explicitly printing “half-way” frames
@cfr: Sorry, I don't see your point. Also in your answer I find only cases where you increase handout: first locally than globally (as I do with all:, which implies handout:). Am I missing something?
Jun
4
comment Non copyable image in PDF
I think it is very important to mention here that all this is an Acrobat-only thing and by no means any kind of effective copy protection! With any PDFKit-based Mac-Viewer, for instance, (Slim, Preview, ...) I can easily select any rectangular region from the PDF and "copy" it into a new PDF (as vector image). Please make this clear in your question that you want to disable the "Copy" drop-down menu in Acrobat and are not looking for a general copy protection (which doesn't exist).
May
28
comment Nice scientific pictures show off
@cfr: Well, I don't understand the distinction either – that is my point. The question asks for "scientific illustations", you call it "scientific content", but what exactly does scientific mean here? How do you discriminate scientific from nonscientific illustrations? Can you give me some examples for the latter? Looking at the answers, I can't tell. IMHO, the word "scientific" is just misleading here and should be removed. Its all about "show your illustrations".
May
23
comment Should tcolorbox enforce inner boxes to be unbreakable?
I suggest to move the "Update" part into an answer, then. (We do care about our non/answered ratio, you know :-)
May
23
comment Should tcolorbox enforce inner boxes to be unbreakable?
Well, that is up to the developer of this nice package :-) No, seriously: I think you have a good reasons to change the semantics of the implementation. The main points to consider is how to deal with backward compatibility: Provide a class-level key that permits users to enable the old behavior, maybe with in combination with "this deprecated and will be removed in a future version" warnings.
May
23
comment Generating Random arrows in tikz
+1 for not using a grid. Way more randomish :-)
May
14
comment Macro to automatically save section name of previous section and next section
@ChristianHupfer: This really should be turned into a package!
Apr
14
comment What is the easiest way to generate a compact bibliography?
@ChrisH: This is a question of the chosen bibliography style, but sure: Just add \renewbibmacro{in:}{} to your preamble and it will disappear.
Apr
8
comment What is the easiest way to generate a compact bibliography?
@Dror: There is no specific need for bibtex as backend. I just used it because biber is not yet installed on my machine. Regarding the brackets, the 'In:' and so on: The good thing with biblatex is that all this can relatively easily be changed (see @moewe's comment). A detailed specification would be good, though.
Apr
8
comment What is the easiest way to generate a compact bibliography?
Further space reduction is possible by changing the font, the layout of the bibliography (for instance the indentation of the entries) and so on. However, I don't know if that is an option for you.
Mar
31
comment Code-trolling/prank questions for TeX.SX?
The update-tl.sh IMHO crosses the borderline: Trolling someone who is far below your own technical skills is cheap and mean. However, with somebody who knows just a bit about UNIX and shell scripting, it won't work – the virus code is pretty obvious.
Mar
28
comment Code-trolling/prank questions for TeX.SX?
I would not like to see code trolling on the main site. However, I have been enjoying the answers given here quite a bit :-)
Mar
25
comment LyX enlarging inserted images
In other words, the size in your appear exactly the same size as they actually are is (and has to be) of a physical length unit and can never be "pixel". Take also a look at tex.stackexchange.com/questions/4430/…
Mar
25
comment LyX enlarging inserted images
What is the size of the image? From the screen shots, I assume you are inserting a bitmap image of, let's say, AxB pixels. The LyX editor renders it pixel-wise on the screen. However, in PDF, the entity "pixel" just does not exist – everything has to be a length unit, such as pt, mm or inch. So the PDF renderer takes another parameter into account, the "dots-per-inch" (actually pixels per inch) that tells him the assumed physical size of each pixel. It then has to scale it depending on the output device (printer, screen at various resolutions, and so on).
Mar
19
comment Put entire thesis on one A0 poster?
For better legibility, consider buying a duplex printer.
Mar
19
comment Do something on every second page
@Gaussler: You are absolutely right, it is not necessary! The purpose was to ship out the current page (provided in \AtBeginShipoutBox) before inserting the \EvenPageContent, so that the latter does not make it accidentally onto an odd page. However, that was a logical mistake: When the shipout handler is invoked, LaTeX has already finished the construction of the odd page, so new content goes to the next page anyway. I have simplified the code.
Mar
18
comment Using pgfmultipartnode and its parameters (in pgflibraryshapes.callouts.code.tex)
Nice! Even if it is a bit lengthy: With respect to longevity, please include the patch also in your answer.
Mar
18
comment Do something on every second page
I would use \value{page} instead of \thepage, as the latter may return roman numbers or other kinds of fancy formatting. See what-is-the-proper-method-of-accessing-a-counter
Mar
17
comment Do something on every second page
Well, thinking a bit more about it, that is basically the same approach as suggested by Uwe. It is just based on other packages.