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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.


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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
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revised Calculating the the exact width of the text and a lettrine
Explained how to compile the code
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asked Calculating the the exact width of the text and a lettrine
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revised TeXlipse doesn't generate any pdf file
Updated answer to be more specific
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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.
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answered TeXlipse doesn't generate any pdf file
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comment Hebrew numerals
Thanks @Ant, that explains it good enough.
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accepted Hebrew numerals
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asked Hebrew numerals
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accepted Lettrine and section at bottom of page causes bad pagebreak
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awarded  Self-Learner
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answered Lettrine and section at bottom of page causes bad pagebreak
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asked Lettrine and section at bottom of page causes bad pagebreak
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answered Sections present in pdfbookmarks
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comment Sections present in pdfbookmarks
Thanks. I've found another solution which I'll post tomorrow as the site won't allow me to answer my own question right now. But your solution is a bit cleaner to implement and seems to work.
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accepted Sections present in pdfbookmarks
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revised Hide section in table of contents but show it in pdfbookmark
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