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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
20
revised Customised section overlapping in margin
Added a thought on solving the problem and tag textwidth
Jan
20
revised Customised section overlapping in margin
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Jan
20
awarded  Promoter
Jan
19
suggested suggested edit on How to change the font of my TeX editor on Mac?
Jan
18
comment Displaying verse numbers on the left of corresponding column in multi-colmn text
Not a complete solution but it might help... Have a look at this answer to another question. Incidentally by egreg...
Jan
17
revised Prevent overlapping of elements on page
added 179 characters in body
Jan
17
revised Prevent overlapping of elements on page
Add link to other question.
Jan
17
asked Customised section overlapping in margin
Jan
13
comment Prevent overlapping of elements on page
Thanks for your comments, but I really don't think the question is too vague. I'm asking whether there is a "general" command to detect overlaps of any kind, which will then alert you when it gets compiled, or prevent the overlap from occurring. I will build an MWE or two of specific problems I came across and add them to separate questions later. Working on documents of over 2500 pages it would really be helpful to detect overlaps without having to manually scan through the final product each time.
Jan
13
asked Prevent overlapping of elements on page
Jan
12
comment Use sections “inline”
I think I got it all working. Changing \refstepcounter{marginsec} to \refstepcounter{subsection} and \sbox0{\bfseries\themarginsec\quad} to \sbox0{\bfseries\thesubsection\quad} and also deleting \newcounter{marginsec}. The titlemarks picks it up well enough.
Jan
12
accepted Use sections “inline”
Jan
12
comment Use sections “inline”
You've hit the nail on the head on the look of it, but will the sections still work as normal for links in the TOC and bookmarks as well as the titlesec titlemarks? I'll try and implement this solution anyway to see for myself.
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
11
asked Use sections “inline”
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21
awarded  Civic Duty
Nov
21
awarded  Critic
Nov
21
awarded  Organizer
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 suggested edit on How can I add text in the top right corner of a page _without_ using fancyhdr