Monthly Archives for April 2008

Texmaker 1.7 released

The version 1.7, released April 24 2008, provides new features and changes: Spell checking is now based on hunspell and uses OpenOffice.org dictionaries New LaTeX log errors detection New “search” interface Indentation “memory” Code completion Texmaker is a free LaTeX … Continue reading

25. April 2008 by stefan
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Ubuntu Linux 8.04 LTS released

Ubuntu Linux version 8.04 (code name Hardy Heron) with Long Term Support has been released today. It brings TeXlive 2007-13, KILE 2.0 and Texmaker 1.6. It still comes with pgf/TikZ version 1.18, I recommend to install version 2.00 (2008-02-20).

24. April 2008 by stefan
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How to declare the appendix

Some LaTeX tutorials and at least one wellknown online reference manual explain the declaration of an appendix by an environment, they recommend to write: \begin{appendix} … \end{appendix}. Though this will be compiled without error it actually is not functioning like … Continue reading

13. April 2008 by stefan
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eqnarray vs. align

There’s a lot of freely available documentation for LaTeX, but there’s a pitfall: some documents that are still online are outdated and therefore contain obsolete information. Documents like “Obsolete packages and commands” (“l2tabu”) address the need of up-to-date information. For … Continue reading

12. April 2008 by stefan
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