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CS PhD student in Philadelphia, PA.

Aug
26
comment How to encourage TeX as a homework medium
+1 For suggesting to provide source for assignments. This is what get me to learn.
Aug
26
answered Why do the less than symbol (<) and the greater than symbol (>) appear wrong as upside down exclamation (¡) or question mark (¿)?
Aug
26
comment Resources For Calculating Average Sentence Length
@ESultanik. Just drop the period, okay. It seems to me that style should support this.
Aug
26
comment Resources For Calculating Average Sentence Length
@ESultanik, do you know how to tell diction/style that abbreviations are not (usually) ends of sentences? (Dr., Fig., etc.)
Aug
26
comment Resources For Calculating Average Sentence Length
using style without any parameters will give you a summary that will tell you the % of long ("at least 27 word") sentences.
Aug
26
awarded  Critic
Aug
24
comment Can you explain how this code works?
And outputs Just another TeX hacker.
Aug
24
comment Continued Fractions as an operator.
You know, I'm not sure where I picked up this trick. I use it for argmax and argmin.
Aug
24
comment Custom acronyms via \def
Thanks, I was confused!
Aug
24
comment Custom acronyms via \def
When is an acronym not capitalized? Are you talking about abbreviations?
Aug
24
answered Continued Fractions as an operator.
Aug
24
comment Is a period after an abbreviation the same as an end of sentence period?
Not that in @Tom's suggestion ~ is a non-breaking space (a line will not break after the prefix in Dr.~Smith, for example). This may not be desired.
Aug
24
answered item formatting in description list
Aug
5
awarded  Teacher
Aug
5
answered Included png appears too big in PDF
Aug
4
awarded  Autobiographer
Aug
4
awarded  Supporter
Jul
6
comment How to insert 4 digit year that shows up in \today?
For the sake of completeness, is there a way to get just '10
Jun
11
comment \vspace vs. \vskip
Above and beyond. Thank you for the detail.
Jun
11
comment \vspace vs. \vskip
Why does \vskip start a new line? Is this a side effect of what Charles refers to as "vertical mode?"