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mcgafter noun

A makeshift instrument or tool (mechanical, electronic or otherwise) whereby one may gaff (poke, hook, hack) something to achieve the desired result. Works better when it gets attached to a mcgoerie*. Very common worldwide especially in parts of Africa where it has been known to be the tool of choice of even high level government officials for all governmental problems.


mcgoerie noun

A well designed tool similar in shape and function to a mcgafter* yet completely different in it's purpose. May also be used on it's own. Uses of this instrument are very rare and appears to only occur in the countries of Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and South Africa, as well as where former residents of those countries have dispersed abroad.


Jan
12
comment Use sections “inline”
Thanks for the answer, but looking at your example, I want the CATALAN to follow straight after the bulgarian. The number 2 should then be displayed before the line reading "menian, basque, bulgarian, CATALAN..."
Jan
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asked Use sections “inline”
Nov
21
awarded  Civic Duty
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awarded  Critic
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Nov
21
revised How can I add text in the top right corner of a page _without_ using fancyhdr
Added overlay tag, based on accepted answer.
Nov
21
suggested approved edit on How can I add text in the top right corner of a page _without_ using fancyhdr
Nov
1
comment Calculating the the exact width of the text and a lettrine
I've tried your solution, but it breaks when I add my other stuff. Please have a look at the linked question.
Nov
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revised Calculating the the exact width of the text and a lettrine
linked to another question
Oct
27
comment LaTeX editor with live preview for Windows and RTL language support?
I'm using this XeTeX example http://en.foursenses.net/hebrewinxetex as my base. The Pdf4Eclipse renders some characters a bit funny in Eclipse, although opening the same PDF in another viewer shows it to be perfect.
Oct
26
answered LaTeX editor with live preview for Windows and RTL language support?
Oct
21
comment Hebrew numerals
Thanks guys. I will mostly use it on the basis of a chapter and verse model as appears in the Tanakh. I will keep your advice in mind though for any future Hebrew projects.
Oct
20
comment Calculating the the exact width of the text and a lettrine
Thanks for the tip, but I am unable to install the picins package on my TeX-Live setup. Any ideas on how to get it working? There is a picinpar package on TeX-Live, would that be similar? I am trying to do the Bible in multiple languages. They all present this exact same problem, but at different stages. (Die rede vir die Afrikaans was maar omdat dit die eerste een van die lot was.)
Oct
13
revised Calculating the the exact width of the text and a lettrine
Explained how to compile the code
Oct
13
asked Calculating the the exact width of the text and a lettrine
Oct
1
revised TeXlipse doesn't generate any pdf file
Updated answer to be more specific
Oct
1
comment TeXlipse doesn't generate any pdf file
@chepukha: Use egreg's path which he mentioned. /usr/texbin. That will automatically redirect to the proper installed path. If you've got 2010's MacTeX version it might be /usr/local/texlive/2010/bin. The /usr directory is hidden by default. To view it's contents select Go->Go to folder from a Finder window and type in /usr/ in the box. You could also use a tool such as TinkerTool or OnyX to display hidden files and folders if you really want to.
Sep
30
answered TeXlipse doesn't generate any pdf file
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29
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