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LaTeX Color Definitions
Some nice LaTeX color definitions.
LaTeX  color 
9 weeks ago by aldolat
How I'm able to take notes in mathematics lectures using LaTeX and Vim
A while back I an­swered a ques­tion on Quora: Can peo­ple ac­tu­al­ly keep up with note-​taking in Math­e­mat­ics lec­tures with LaTeX. There, I ex­plained my work­flow of tak­ing lec­ture notes in LaTeX using Vim and how I draw fig­ures in Inkscape. How­ev­er, a lot has changed since then and I’d like to write a few blog posts ex­plain­ing my work­flow.
LaTeX  notetaking  from instapaper
march 2019 by aldolat
Installing 09-texlive-fonts.conf to /etc/fonts/conf.d on Ubuntu 16.04 breaks fonts in Firefox - TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange
I noticed that after I symlinked the 09-texlive-fonts.conf file from /etc/fonts/conf.d it interfered with fonts system wide, notably firefox. On https://reddit.com/r/aww all the fonts in the header were showing 'squares' and in other applications font glyphs were not even rendering.

Is there any way to install the TexLive fonts without interfering with the system?
LaTeX  fonts  typography  graphics 
december 2017 by aldolat
Dario Taraborelli: Accessing OpenType font features in LaTeX
To bridge this gap I put together a table with a list of font features currently supported in XETEX, based on version 2.0 of fontspec.
LaTeX  fonts  from instapaper
january 2017 by aldolat
Dario Taraborelli: The Beauty of LaTeX
There are several reasons why one should prefer LATEX to a WYSIWYG word processor like Microsoft Word: portability, lightness, security are just a few of them (not to mention that LATEX is free).
LaTeX  software  typesetting  typography  tex 
january 2017 by aldolat
Creating your own LaTeX document class
I finally decided to package the common document types I use into custom LaTeX classes, just like the built-in article.cls class. So far, I have two classes, interlake-assignment.cls and ib-assignment.cls. Both of those let you define several fields like candidatenum and wordcount that then get printed out into an appropriately formatted title section.
document_class  document  latex 
january 2012 by aldolat
LaTeX/Colors - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Adding colors to your text is supported by the color package. Using this package, you can set the color of the font of the text, and set the background color of the page. You can use one of the predefined colors such as white, red, or yellow, or you can define your own named colors. It's also possible to color formulas in math-environments.
color  latex 
january 2012 by aldolat
LaTeX/Importing Graphics - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
In many respects, importing your images into your document using LaTeX is fairly simple... once you have your images in the right format that is!
graphics  image  latex 
january 2012 by aldolat
Page layout - Getting to grips with LaTeX - Andrew Roberts
For your own documents, there are some obvious settings that you may wish to change: margins, page orientation and columns, to name but three. The purpose of this tutorial is to show you how to configure your pages.
paging  latex 
january 2012 by aldolat
LaTeX/Formatting - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
This section will guide you through the various text, paragraph, and page formatting techniques. Formatting tends to refer to most things to do with appearance, so it makes the list of possible topics quite eclectic: text style, font, size; paragraph alignment, interline spacing, indents; special paragraph types; footnotes, margin notes, etc.
format  latex 
january 2012 by aldolat
LaTeX and fonts
This post explains how to use XeLaTeX and the fontspec package to use arbitrary fonts in LaTeX documents.
fonts  latex 
january 2012 by aldolat
L’arte di scrivere con LaTeX
LaTeX è un potentissimo strumento di scrittura pensato soprattutto per comporre testi scientifici, con un'eccellente qualità tipografica. Di seguito riporto alcuni miei lavori, scritti usando LaTeX su Mac.
latex  tex  guide 
october 2011 by aldolat

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