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bio website homepages.cwi.nl/~landman
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I'm a passionate software engineering trying to understand it at a deeper level while working on my PhD at the CWI (Netherlands), where we try to improve the future using DSLs (checkout the Rascal - Meta Programming Language).

Languages I learned and still use: Rasal-MPL, C#, Java, Javascript, Ruby, C, C++, Matlab, LaTeX. (This list should be considered outdated when you're reading this ;-))

As a hobby I try to bridge our software to the physical world using arduino, read ebooks, and enjoy photography.


Dec
4
comment How to render a normal and compressed version of the bibliography in one document?
Ah, I forgot, this is part of the etoolbox package. I used it in combination with \AtEveryCite, since by default it changes the counter locally, but prefixing it with \global will make it global. So the same effect should be \global\defcounter{maxnames}{1}.
Dec
4
comment How to render a normal and compressed version of the bibliography in one document?
you can actually use \defcounter{maxnames}{1} instead of going into the package internal mode.
Feb
13
comment How to collaborate on a TeX project using VCS with a collaborator who is not using VCS?
@AndrewStacey I've no idea about hardlinks or mount points. But (also for @Louis) there is also the posibility of hosting your repo in dropbox: github.com/karalabe/gitbox although I'm not sure how fragile this becomes when also using it as non git repo.
Feb
11
comment How to collaborate on a TeX project using VCS with a collaborator who is not using VCS?
Well, @Andrew's way won't work since git doesn't version track the contents of a symlink, but just the fact that it is a symlink. And yes, you could just write a script you invoke to sync dropbox and your git repo. Just thought to mention that you could automate some stuff in git using the hooks :)
Feb
9
comment How to correctly use the palatino font (in memoir)?
@Mico I agree, that was wrong, it just looked differenlty, but that was off course because mathpazo also doesn't define a slanted roman font. Could you clarify why you feel tgpagella provides no advantage?
Feb
9
comment How to correctly use the palatino font (in memoir)?
hi egreg, thank you for your answer, I thought I read in the memoir manual (p15) that for extrafontsizes and other calculations to work you would have to load the fonts before the \documentclass. Why is using \left(...\right) wrong here? I thought you always had to do that?
Feb
8
comment How to correctly use the palatino font (in memoir)?
well, Pagella does nothing for the math of a document. and I like Pagella a bit more since it allows me to slightly scale it down.
Nov
24
comment Most efficient way to reverse a token list (tail recursion)
sorry, but I cannot see how this is a good answer? the question was tagged tex-core..
Aug
12
comment Everyday LaTeX and workflow?
nice pice, the only thing that's missing is version control.
Jul
22
comment How to correct for a xshift in the pgfplot legend?
Hi Jake, thanks for your answer! Your right, for this example you should change the formula, but it was just a small example I adapted to make a clear example. For my use case it's a small shift to plot 3 data sets (marks only) in the same chart.
Jun
21
comment When using the acronym package and the smaller option, how to avoid the tiny 's' in the plural acronym?
okay, I added the typographical part of the question, it was a bit implicit. but thanks for your solution.
Jan
5
comment Is there a circle symbol?
just as a tip, Wikipedia uses LaTeX style markup for their functions. When your press the edit button you can see :<math>(f\circ f)(x) = f(f(x)) = f^2(x)</math> ;)
Nov
15
comment Bibliography Autokey Generation in batch mode
well, then you only select that entry?
Nov
13
comment Padded Left Align for Table Columns
@Freddie Witherder you could use \newcommand{} to create a function which represents one line, and in this command you can add the \eqparbox. for the above example: \newcommand{\salesline}[4]{#1 & \eqparbox{oct}{#2} & \eqparbox{nov}{#3} & \eqparbox{dec}{#4} \\ } you can than use in your table: \salesline{Widgets}{55.2}{89.2}{57.9} and the rest is easy :)
Nov
13
comment How to handle wide columns with \backslashbox?
yes, nice answer to the question. Too bad there isn't a more automatic way to achieve this. Now I have a dilemma, @Thorsten answer offers a visually better way to solve this, but this answer by @Geoffrey is the exact answer to the question asked, which should I accept?
Nov
13
comment How to handle wide columns with \backslashbox?
yes, the actual table does not have vertical lines, but I included them to make the point about the diagonal line. and I was already using booktabs, but I just reduced the problem for the example, but I like the second suggestion, I hadn't thought about that.