Top new questions this week:

Was the Knuth-Plass line breaking output ever subjected to a blind experiment?

Have any blind trials been organized to test to which extent "the average reader" prefers paragraphs typeset by the Knuth-Plass algorithm (or more advanced variants) over those typeset using the ...

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How do I display pi in LaTeX like Don?

Way back in 1979, Donald Knuth, tried to give the feeling that π is irrational using the idea of infinite sequence of smaller and smaller font sizes like what I have tried to do here using HTML and ...

{html} {css} {math-mode}

Why did my TeX-related GUI program stop working in Mac OS X Yosemite?

For example, TeX Live Utility 1.17 and earlier will not work on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. If a shell task relies on the PATH environment variable to launch a command, rather than a fully-specified ...

{lyx} {osx} {texworks} {sublime-text} {rstudio}

\foreach with \newcommand how to use them together?


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Why does hyperref overrule so many things?

One very usefull package is the hyperref-package. However a lot of times this package interferes with other packages or structures within a LaTeX document. So what is it about hyperref that makes it ...

{hyperref} {incompatibility}

How to get information about remaining free space?

following scenario: I want to automatically generate a newsletter with some small articles, which is working fine. (I am generating LaTeX-code with data from a small database). But now I want to ...

{spacing} {graphics}

Attaching files using plain TeX (pdfTeX)

I am currently in the process of writing a document using plain TeX and would like to be able to attach other relevant files to the resulting pdf. I have experience using the attachfile, attachfile2 ...

{pdftex} {plain-tex} {attachfile} {embedfile}

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Compiling documents online

I have heard rumors that you can compile documents online, and more specifically that Google has a free online compiler, but I have never been able to find any. Is there a way to compile documents ...

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Why do the less than symbol (<) and the greater than symbol (>) appear wrong as upside down exclamation (¡) or question mark (¿)?

When typing < or > in LaTeX and compiling with pdflatex, the less than and greater than symbols appear at upside down exclamation points. I'm not in math mode.

{symbols} {punctuation} {font-encodings}

tex4ebook for dummies

I'm not able to make tex4ebook to work with even the simplest document. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \section{section 1} this is a ...

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