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May
27
revised Is an adjustable font in figures possible?
corrected typo
May
27
comment How to influence the name of the pdf file created with pdfLaTeX (from within the source code)?
@Raphink: Thanks, that Makefile approach sounds like a good workaround, however I did not use it yet. As I'm using GUI editors it is quite easy to use the keyboard shortcut to run pdflatex.
May
27
asked How to influence the name of the pdf file created with pdfLaTeX (from within the source code)?
May
27
comment Is an adjustable font in figures possible?
@cue: you could edit your question to include that information about the origin of your graphics
May
27
revised Is an adjustable font in figures possible?
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May
27
revised Is an adjustable font in figures possible?
added comment about alignment of labels
May
27
revised Is an adjustable font in figures possible?
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May
27
answered Is an adjustable font in figures possible?
May
25
comment How to draw up a hierarchical tree diagram for taxonomic classification
...or use the Qtree package (ling.upenn.edu/advice/latex/qtree) as recommended here: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/5447/… (however the lines are straight and not horizontal/vertical as in your sketch)
May
25
comment How to draw up a hierarchical tree diagram for taxonomic classification
You could have a look at TikZ and its possibilities to draw trees: texample.net/tikz/examples/feature/trees (I admit I never used them myself yet, so I can not quickly create an example)
May
24
comment How to add an invisible watermark to pdf documents?
@Peteris: p. s. sorry if my wording is too complicated :-(
May
24
comment How to add an invisible watermark to pdf documents?
@Peteris: with the quotes around "versions" I wanted to show that they are identical. So you want to be able to distinguish those "different same" documents you sent to different people, no? So the obviously visible content would be the same for all documents and you want to add a "specific" identifier which is related to the person you've sent the document to?
May
24
comment How to add an invisible watermark to pdf documents?
@Peteris Krumins: do you want to distinguish different "versions" of the same document which you sent to different persons? You say you want to add the watermark to each document you produce, but from the rest of your question it seems that you send one and the same document to different possible "leaks"?
May
20
comment Included PNG appears blurry in PDF
Is JPEG "better" than PNG or why do you recommend using JPEG for photos? Do you recommend PNG for rastered vector graphics as it has a lossless compression (in contrast to JPEG which looses some image information each time you save it, AFAIK)?
May
14
comment Which font should be used for diagrams/graphs/flow charts?
@Christian Lindig: yes, it is a lot of extra work and life was much easier as I just used the width = x*\textwidth option of the \includegraphics command. However, as I'm creating most of the graphs directly for my dissertation, it is not too difficult to make them in a consistent way and IPE (ipe7.sourceforge.net) has the great ability to "import" any PDF, edit vector graphics and make its text editable with all the power of LaTeX. So I can also use diagrams created with other software and printed to PDF, however it is quite a lot of work to reformat all the axis labels...
May
14
comment Which font should be used for diagrams/graphs/flow charts?
@Christian Lindig: That's exactly why I try to create my diagrams in "real" size to not have to scale them later. I'm using IPE (ipe7.sourceforge.net), so I can use LaTeX code directly in the graphs and I try not to scale them with includegraphics.
May
11
comment Workflow for using SVN for many variations of some base documents (job applications)
good point - thank you, that makes it clearer to me! So for your template example, it might be a good idea to put the "formatting" commands which define the general appearance into an extra tex file which could be loaded by all the branches.
May
11
comment Workflow for using SVN for many variations of some base documents (job applications)
thank you very much for your detailed answer! well, I'm not sure if I plan to do "extensive" branches and merges, but at least I'd like to easily compare the current version I'm working on with another one from the repository. Concerning branches: I'd have several different main versions (maybe 2 to 4) for different groups of employers (e. g. Research institute / industry 1 / industry 2 / IT industry), so I'd have to maintain 4 branches, I assume? I think it would not make sense to create a branch for every single company, or does it?
May
9
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May
8
comment Typographic conventions for free space between subfigures?
sure, the border space is a very important point - it might be a difference, if the figure is a photograph or a line art with much white space around.