I can't be the first person who has wanted to use stix with the nomath option, but it seems impossible:


This produces

! Incomplete \iffalse; all text was ignored after line 57.
<inserted text> 
l.3 \begin
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    And report the bug! (Information on page 3 of the manual.)
    – cfr
    Mar 8, 2015 at 23:53
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    Apparently you were the first!
    – egreg
    Mar 9, 2015 at 0:03
  • @cfr, thank you for the good advice. Unfortunately I can't seem to get into my old SourceForge account. Since DavidCarlisle (tex.stackexchange.com/questions/232089/…) already reported it, it shouldn't last long.
    – LSpice
    Mar 9, 2015 at 0:31

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This is a bug in the package right at the end there is the line


which should say


Because of the interaction with the package option you can not really "patch" that with a redefinition, make a local copy and just edit the file.

  • Thanks for this, and for fixing the typo in my sample code. (Is there any really easy way to C&P from an external file? A literal C&P misses the four spaces at the beginning, so I was lazy and just re-typed, obviously incorrectly.)
    – LSpice
    Mar 8, 2015 at 23:53
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    @LSpice highlight the code with mouse then use the {} button in the editor (or type control-k) and the indent gets added, Mar 8, 2015 at 23:54
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    @LSpice I pinged a representative of stipub about this, so I guess it will get fixed shortly. Mar 8, 2015 at 23:55
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    I uploaded a new version of the package to CTAN which should fix this (in TeX Live 2015 at least). Apr 17, 2015 at 20:05

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