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Aligned equations inside of a TikZ node

Lukasz Lew asked on TeX.SX:  How can I create a tree node with aligned math equations inside?  \begin{align} \end{align} doesn’t work and \begin{minipage}{100} \begin{align} … \end{align} \end{minipage} gives a lot of margin and I don’t want to manually tune. \nodepart … Continue reading

08. August 2010 by stefan
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More on TikZ tables

At present I don’t have much time for the blog because of my work, but I keep on reading and answering questions and comments. For instance since I’ve noticed a link by Uwe to a table related topic and because … Continue reading

30. April 2010 by stefan
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Geometry package updated

Hideo Umeki has published the version 5.1 of the geometry package. 5.1 brings just a bugfix for the pass option, but the version 5, released a few days earlier on Feb 12th, provides some new and very useful features: The … Continue reading

18. February 2010 by stefan
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REVTeX 4.1 Released

The first update to REVTeX since 2001 has been released yesterday, today it’s been uploaded to CTAN. REVTeX 4.1 is a set of LaTeX2e macro packages. It is especially well-suited for preparing manuscripts for submission to the journals of the … Continue reading

14. October 2009 by stefan
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Overview of the dtx format

Joseph Wright has published a post giving an overview of the dtx format on his blog Some TeX Developments. It’s the first post of a small series dealing with that LaTeX package format.

06. October 2009 by stefan
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match_parens: new tool to check parenthesis matching

The script match_parens has been uploaded to CTAN today. This program has been written by Wybo Dekker to assist the user in checking parenthesis (and braces, brackets) balancing in documents, the characters {}[]()<> are supported. It’s written in Ruby, though … Continue reading

05. October 2009 by stefan
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New packages and updates on CTAN in September

New packages on CTAN in September 2009: latex-make – tools to simplify the compilation of LaTeX documents rangen – generation of random integers, rational numbers and decimal numbers eqexam – a LaTeX package for writing exams, tests, quizzes, homework assignments, … Continue reading

30. September 2009 by stefan
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Evince für Windows verfügbar

Der freie Dokumentbetrachter Evince ist nun auch für Windows-Systeme verfügbar. Das Entwicklerteam stellte eine msi Installations-Datei zusammen mit der neuen Version 2.28.0 bereit. Evince ist der Standard-pdf-Betrachter für die GNOME-Umgebung, außer pdf kann Evince auch postscript, djvu, tiff und dvi-Dokumente … Continue reading

30. September 2009 by stefan
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Evince available for Windows

The free document viewer Evince is now available for Windows operating systems. The developer team provided an msi installer file together with the new release 2.28.0. Evince is the standard pdf viewer for the GNOME desktop environment, beside pdf it’s … Continue reading

30. September 2009 by stefan
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Software Freedom Day 2009

Today is the Software Freedom Day 2009. This event is a worldwide celebration of Free and Open Source Software with the goal to educate the worldwide public about of the benefits of using high quality free and open source software … Continue reading

19. September 2009 by stefan
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