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Feb
22
comment Special Characters incorrectly displayed
Daai ronde aanhalingstekens is die probleem. Use Unicode Character 'APOSTROPHE' (U+0027), that works in XeLaTeX using Alan's example below.
Feb
2
comment Mimicking a calculator inputs and screen
It must be said that this looks awesome.
Feb
1
comment Space after LaTeX commands
\arnold is a... what? Arnie is a strong guy, so I wouldn't say anything bad about him...
Jan
12
comment Using Calibri with a Mac
@erasmortg Have a look here on Microsoft's site for the font. You might find this post useful to install Calibri on a Mac. Just check your licenses about how these fonts may be used in the MS Office documentation.
Jan
12
comment Using Calibri with a Mac
Yea as @Thruston said I'll first make sure you can see the font in Font Book, and if not try and install it there. Apple Support page for Font Book
Dec
22
comment How can we draw a Christmas tree with decorations, using TikZ?
Right. Now for the next challenge draw Santa falling out of a chimney covered in soot... :)
Oct
27
comment How to run TeX from the command line interface in Linux
For a question considered by some to be 'not really good' it just received over 10 000 views, so it seems that a lot of people are interested in this at least.
Jun
15
comment To linenumber at start of sentences without altering data?
You could use sections. Have a look at Herbert and egreg's answers at this old question of mine. tex.stackexchange.com/q/40748/7093
Jun
12
comment What is the status of generating LaTeX from handwriting (i.e., OCR)?
+1 for the effort and because I've got a Galaxy Note.
Jun
4
comment Is XeLaTeX or pdfLaTeX best for preparing an article for mainstream publishers?
@percusse In my case there are no math only a lot of various languages (English/Spanish/German/Hebrew etc.), which is why I'm using XeLaTeX as I've found it to handle all these the best in my opinion.
Jun
4
comment Is XeLaTeX or pdfLaTeX best for preparing an article for mainstream publishers?
@DavidRicherby Just to clarify, my approach is the case where I find myself actually being the publisher and working directly with the printing company.
Apr
1
comment Why does source code have formatting in TexShop?
It might be that your Source Font or Console Font in TeXShop->Preferences->Source/Console is set to a funny font. Mine on a Mac is set to Helvitica/Menlo - 12 and I don't get bold characters.
Feb
23
comment Hebrew in TeXShop
@AndrewCashner I got it from that site mentioned, have you removed the line numbers?
Feb
23
comment Hebrew in TeXShop
@user203577 I'm glad if it is of help. You can accept the answer if you find it fulfils the need.
Feb
11
comment Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends
Since the little Hebrew word at the top is the beautiful name of the Almighty God, you would be forgiven for correcting it, I'm sure. It might have happened as a bleeding error due to the old printing systems with those woodcuts.
Feb
11
comment What professions use TeX/LaTeX besides CS?
Do a sermon on the size (diameter and circumference etc.) of the bath used at the temple and then you'll have an occasion to reference Pi in there.
Feb
4
comment How do I make a presentation that seems made on an overhead projector?
Now the only thing short is to make it a bit blurry, (because the teacher did not tighten the screw enough, which holds the mirror and it is slowly sliding down while he is talking and explaining...) Hahaha this is nice.
Dec
4
comment Avoid hyphenation ladder effect
@LaRiFaRi I don't know what it does but the effect is that it probably mess about with the kerning etc. so that the following line after your preset amount of hyphenated lines, are not hyphenated. It does not necessarily always look well spaced out, but you at least don't get a 'ladder' effect going for six or seven lines. serif.com/appresources/PPX6/Tutorials/en-gb/help/…
Dec
4
comment Avoid hyphenation ladder effect
@LaRiFaRi I'll accept your answer down below, since I know it's a difficult problem, but I thought it has been addressed in the past perhaps. My other typesetting software like Serif Page Plus can be set to allow only a certain amount of hyphenated lines directly after each other. Anyway your solution is the quickest and cleanest to implement in my script. So thanks.
Dec
4
comment Avoid hyphenation ladder effect
@Mico That was just an example to show the ladder effect. Not an actual case produced by my code. So I was just asking for a very broad general solution.