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I'm a Post-Doctoral Fellow in atmospheric remote sensing at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I first came to Stack Exchange for practical reasons: Tex.SE has been of major help when I wrote my licentiate (midterm) thesis. Since then, I have discovered the joy of many websites. As my network profile will show, I'm interested in travel, outdoor, scientific skepticism, and as I work in academia, also in academia and LaTeX.


Jan
29
awarded  Popular Question
Jan
19
comment Figure on A3 page within A4 document
See also (not a duplicate): How to include a picture over two pages, left part on left side, right on right (for books)?
Jan
11
comment Underline different authors in the bibliography by hacking BST file
Note that underlining is not a very nice typographical style; we might use it in hand-written text because we can't do bold or italic, but you might want to try other styles (e.g. italic) and see if they look better than underlining.
Jan
6
awarded  Popular Question
Dec
19
comment How to suppress page 13?
+1 for the triskaidephobia tag, that unfortunately might not survive automatic purges of single-use tags.
Dec
11
comment generate simple cylindrical shape with text in latex (tikz)
Could you describe more specifically what exactly your question is? As it stands now, it looks a bit like a "please solve my problem" question unlikely to be helpful to future visitors. If you continue working through the manual, you will find out how to draw a diagram like this one (it's not very complicated).
Dec
7
accepted beamer shrink note pages
Dec
6
comment Best way to cite interviews or conversations with BibTeX?
You might also be interested in raising this at Academia.SE.
Nov
15
comment Where is the documentation for the nth package
@egreg What are those reasons? Why should I not use superscript th for ordinals?
Nov
11
comment Symbol for encoding error: black diamond with white question mark �
Doesn't beamer anyway load tikz?
Nov
4
comment Is it possible to change the size of an arrowhead in TikZ/PGF?
Excellent answer. Maybe you could submit it as a patch to tikz? Should be quite useful! BTW, also illustrates why one normally shouldn't touch the default arrowhead sizes... (-;
Nov
4
comment Best option to create vector graphics with LaTeX labels
Well, see my 'P.S'; you can still use a hybrid solution, for example, you could create the complicated parts with external software, but write the text labels with tikz
Nov
1
comment How do I realize an arrow representing “line numbers” in LyX?
This kind of drawing would be relatively easy to draw in tikz.
Oct
29
comment Outsourcing TikZ code
Yes, I meant \includegraphics. It's been a while since I used \includegraphics (I use tikz and particularly pgfplots nowadays ;-) so I got confused :). Thanks for the explanation on \includestandalone.
Oct
29
comment Outsourcing TikZ code
Doesn't \includestandalone go against the idea of tikz a bit? One reason I like tikz and pgfplots is the consistency of fonts. If I scale a tikzpicture I do with \includegraphics, don't the font sizes get scaled accordingly? What remains of the advantage over a compiling the tikz-file standalone and using \includepdf?
Oct
25
comment Drawing the mapping of elements for sets in LaTeX
What have you tried so far? It is much appreciated if you show your efforts so far.
Oct
24
answered Best option to create vector graphics with LaTeX labels
Oct
22
comment Visualising a matrix as an image, or specifying directly values for segments rather than for vertices
I already wrote the question, then discovered it's a duplicate, however, having a duplicate question may make it easier for others to find it.
Oct
22
asked Visualising a matrix as an image, or specifying directly values for segments rather than for vertices
Oct
21
comment Package algorithmic
Please provide a "Minimum Working Example", some LaTeX code that we can copy-paste to try to reproduce your problem. Please also show the exact error message that you get.