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Snippets for LaTeX + Emacs users

I’ve been using Emacs to edit LaTeX for some time now, mostly resorting to AUCTeX’s keyboard commands to insert fonts, environments and some other stuff that I need in some documents. But I’m also a big fan of yasnippet, the … Continue reading

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Two useful URLs for LaTeX users

If you’re looking for the name of a specific (La)TeX symbol, you can draw it on the canvas of the Detexify site and maybe one of the suggestions is the desired symbol. And if you want to look at some … Continue reading

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WordPress blogging in LaTeX

Just found an interesting resource about blogging in LaTeX using WordPress. Eric Finster at Curious Reasoning has put together a Python script that allows you to prepare blog posts in LaTeX and convert them to the proper format. Might come … Continue reading

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How to draw commutative diagrams in LaTeX with TikZ

Sooner or later everyone who uses LaTeX to typeset documents containing maths will encounter the problem of how to draw commutative diagrams. There are many packages, some general purpose other specialized for the task. An excellent survey of some of … Continue reading

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Another script font for LaTeX

Sometimes it’s nice to have an extra script font available to make distinctions between different kinds of objects clearer. One such font is Ralph Smith’s Formal Script (see here for the TeX Catalogue entry) which is provided by the mathrsfs … Continue reading

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The ideal WordPress LaTeX plugin

A LaTeX plugin ought to be useful for scientific blogging, it should allow — within reason — the creation of not only inline and displayed equations but also different kinds of figures. Features: It should offer the possibility to enter … Continue reading

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