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New package totcount: final counter values

If you need for instance to display page numbers in a way like “page X of Y”, there are packages like totpages and lastpage helping to achieve that. The today released package totcount allows to use the last (usually maximal) … Continue reading

14. April 2009 by stefan
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Periodic Table of Typefaces

Reading Jürgen Fenns blog TeX & Friends I stumbled across a very nice work by Cam: inspired by the Periodic Table of Elements he created a Periodic Table of Typefaces listing 100 of the most popular and influential typefaces today … Continue reading

07. April 2009 by stefan
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LEd’s future plans

The developer of the freely available LaTeX Editor LEd have announced a change of its distribution model. From now on they want to maintain a free version of the LEd like today but provide further features with nonfree plugins. Currently … Continue reading

07. April 2009 by stefan
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Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty Jackalope” Release Party

On April 23, 2009 the version 9.04 of Ubuntu Linux will be released. The user group Ubuntu Berlin is inviting to the Jaunty Jackalope Release Party: The party in the c-base Berlin will start on April 25, 2009, 4pm, admission … Continue reading

07. April 2009 by stefan
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Adobe Reader 9.1 for Linux released

When the version 9 of the Adobe Reader was released last years summer, Adobe did not publish a Linux version. Now the version 9.1 of the reader has been relased for Linux and Solaris, including an important security patch, version … Continue reading

31. March 2009 by stefan
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Bugfix of the rotating package

Robin Fairbairns has released the version 2.16a (2009/03/28) of the rotating package, there he has corrected a bug introduced in v2.16 (2009/03/16). Using 2.16 you could get the error message ! A <box> was supposed to be here. <to be … Continue reading

30. March 2009 by stefan
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LaTeX Microblogs

On LaTeX-Community.org I’ve read that the Identi.ca microblogging service provides blogs/groups about (La)TeX related subjects too: latex textsatz (in German) typesetting typography Links to those groups were provided by Thorsten on LC.

05. February 2009 by stefan
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Tutorial: Commutative Diagrams using TikZ

In previous posts I’ve shown some examples how the TikZ graphics package could be used to draw mathematical diagrams like exact sequences and commutative diagrams. Felix Lenders has written a tutorial called Commutative Diagrams using TikZ dealing with this subject … Continue reading

04. February 2009 by stefan
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LaTeX-Award on Matheplanet.com

The big german math portal Matheplanet.com has presented its 7th annual awards yesterday evening, Jan 25th. Those awards honor the efforts of community members who are providing help, knowledge, work and time to all of the Matheplanet users. More than … Continue reading

26. January 2009 by stefan
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Write and Win

If you want to share your LaTeX knowledge you could write an article for the Know How Articles Section of the LaTeX Community Forum. The author who has written the best rated article until the end of March will receive … Continue reading

22. January 2009 by stefan
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