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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.


Oct
10
accepted beamer definition-list overlay: uncover definition later than entry
Oct
10
revised beamer definition-list overlay: uncover definition later than entry
clarified question, which was oversimplified in MWE
Oct
10
comment beamer definition-list overlay: uncover definition later than entry
Almost; in fact, I like to first have all the items appear, then all the descriptions. And I might want a finer-grained control in any case. But the \mbox{} does the trick to solve the problem.
Oct
10
asked beamer definition-list overlay: uncover definition later than entry
Sep
26
awarded  Yearling
Jul
17
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
16
answered How to cite a paper I didn't read?
Jun
15
accepted How do I fix baseline alignment of bullet-items in beamerposter?
Jun
12
comment How do I fix baseline alignment of bullet-items in beamerposter?
Right, thanks. This was a copy-paste from years old code :)
Jun
12
answered How do I fix baseline alignment of bullet-items in beamerposter?
Jun
12
asked How do I fix baseline alignment of bullet-items in beamerposter?
Jun
5
asked Logarithmic y-axis and restrict y to domain fails
Jun
1
revised How do I draw a plot with a variable line width in pgfplots?
adapted question after understanding better what i want
May
31
comment How do I draw a plot with a variable line width in pgfplots?
@StephanLehmke I'm leaning toward the polygon-solution now, just considering if I should ask a new question or adapt the current one; I'm having some problems figuring this out. See also: meta.tex.stackexchange.com/questions/2514/…
May
31
comment How do I draw a plot with a variable line width in pgfplots?
Actually, this is the best possible with discretely changing line-widths. I don't think it's theoretically possible to avoid the problem of the joins. I realise now that I need continuous changing line-widths, and probably the polygon suggested by @StephanLemke would be the way to go. A little meta-question: since this actually changes my question, should I post a new question (identical except line-width changes continuously) or adapt the current question, which would mean Jake's reply doesn't answer it anymore?
May
31
comment How do I draw a plot with a variable line width in pgfplots?
No, that wouldn't quite do it. But it'd be close. I realised that I was wrong when I said the line-width should vary discretely, because then there will inevitably be discontinuous joins...
May
31
comment How do I draw a plot with a variable line width in pgfplots?
Or maybe my drawing a circle at each data point with a radius corresponding to the local line thickness, and then filling the area between each pair of circles...
May
31
comment Decorate pgfplots mesh
Right, circles would not be the right way to go. But rectangles would? In my understanding, decorations work on a local coordinate system where x is defined along the decorated line and y perpendicular to it, so a rectangle would actually consist of two parallel and two perpendicular line-segments, if I'm not mistaken.
May
31
asked Decorate pgfplots mesh
May
31
comment How do I draw a plot with a variable line width in pgfplots?
Looks quite close, but it'd be quite nice to find a solution for the joins. Maybe I should reconsider the question if I want discrete or continuously changing line-width. My data are discrete, but a solution where the line width are interpolated would avoid the joins. I still wonder whether a clever decoration couldn't fix the job... I might post another, related question.