Proginoskes | 5 Apr 06:35 2002
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Re: : Mixing two or more documents

"Thomas Meurer" <meurer <at> isr.uni-stuttgart.de> wrote
> 
> I'm not sure if you can perform this directly in TeX. 

You must mean LaTeX. There is no problem with this in Plain TeX.
    -- Christopher Heckman

Bernhard Kleine | 5 Apr 09:17 2002
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: please change your attitude towards latex, please

Dear Christopher Heckman,

i have been reading the miktex mailing list for quite a while. May be it
has been a realm of politeness and lack of rudeness. Writing this i will
directly add that i have been very much surprised by the change of tone
you have added recently to this list. I have been using tex for more
than 15 years writing my larger and smaller documents. I have not
acquired a deep knowledge of tex by itself, since i have no time for
that. I have, however, acquired a knowledge of using a couple of macro
packages for adding features to documents which were otherwise out of
reach. 

I am quite sure that i am not alone with this practical use of tex.
Obviously you have had enough time to learn tex from the start. I envy
this. I regret, however, that you have found that plain tex is so
superior to latex that you have to tell of its superiority to everybody
else. It would be a pleasure to get this information in a kind manner,
but 

"This is a LaTeX question; I wouldn't touch it with a 10-foot pole." as
you write and other sentences in your recent contributions to the list
suggest that you have become a warrior for the purity of tex. In a way
you are going to be a fundamentalist. 

It took me some time to write this mail in a friendly manner. May be you
can cope with that and refrain from aggressiveness toward humbly latex
users in the time to be.

happy texing

(Continue reading)

Lasse Greiner | 5 Apr 08:51 2002
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Re: : Subsubsection in table of contents: \setcounter{tocnumdepth}{3}

\setcounter{tocnumdepth}{3} should do the job.

> Re: [MiKTeX]: closed double integralsHi, one more question in <toc>.

> I have <subsubsection> (in {book}) in text and I get its number through
> \setcounter{secnumdepth}{3}.

> In table of contents, I see but only items up to <subsection>. How can I
> get items from <subsubsection>?

> Best Regards,

> Han

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Alet Roux | 5 Apr 09:53 2002
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: Alignment of motivations in equations

Hello!

In some of my mathematical work, I need to have multi-line equations. I
find it easiest to put the reasons for each step on the same line, like
this:

   Equation  = Equation          (Reason)
                  = Long Equation  (Reason)
                  = Short                (Reason)

I need the reasons to be (left or right) aligned in a column of their
own. This is impossible to do in the eqnarray environment, as neither &
nor \hfill works. The best I can do at the moment is to use \qquad
(Reason), to get a decent gap between the math and the text.

I've also tried the array environment, but then the math doesn't display
as well, and the spacing (especially around the =) is incorrect.

Can anybody help me, or point me to a reference? I have Leslie Lamport's
book on LaTeX, and the Not-so-short Guide, but they are of no use in
this problem.

Best regards

Alet
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Ratcliffe Philip George | 5 Apr 10:56 2002
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Re: : strange problem for "array" under "equation" enviro nment

Since it obviously caught Fangyin out and maybe others too, it's perhaps worth underlining:

    LaTaX does NOT accept EMPTY LINES in math evironments. 

This was the only problem with the scripts sent.
 
Cheers,  Philip Ratcliffe

P.S.  Replying with "e <CR>" to the LaTeX error message gets back the erroneous line (or what LaTeX thinks it is) in your editor - this often helps pinpoint the actual error - in this case it pinpoints precisely the empty line (because the implicit \par ends the math environment).

N.B. preferred e-mail address: philip.ratcliffe <at> uninsubria.it
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fangyin Zhang" <fzhang <at> eng.buffalo.edu>
To: <miktex <at> dsts.dk>
Sent: giovedì 4 aprile 2002 0.33
Subject: [MiKTeX]: strange problem for "array" under "equation" environment


> Dear MikTex members,
>
> I got some strange problem for "array" under "equation" environment. For example, I have some lines as following,
>
> \begin{equation}
> \left(
> \begin{array}{ccc}
>   I_k    &       & \lambda_{11k} \\
>           &  I_k  & \lambda_{22k} \\
> \end{array}\right)
> \end{equation}
>
> when I compile it by "texify", I got an error message: "missing $ inserted".
>
> If I change \begin{equation}......\end{equation} to $$......$$, then it works !.  Now I change $$......$$ back to
>  \begin{equation}......\end{equation}, it also works fine, evenif I close the file and re-open it.
>
> BUT, if I change anything in the array part, the problem happens again.
>
> Is it a bug of MikTex or I made something wrong?
>
> Thanks a lot for your help!
>
> Fangyin

Joseph Hilferty | 5 Apr 11:03 2002
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Re: : Graphics problem

TeXnicCenter is *completely* free. It's still a Beta but it's working
pretty nicely already. It's only going to get better!

Joe Hilferty

Stefan Ploch wrote:
> 
> Dear Steven Hellemans,
> 
> >Are there other free, non-commercial programs to do this decently?
> 
> Have you tried TeXnicCenter (available from:
> http://www.toolscenter.org/products/texniccenter/)?
> 
> It's free and doesn't become unusuable after some trial period, as far
> as I can tell.

Alet Roux | 5 Apr 13:42 2002
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Alignment of motivations in equations

Hello all!

In some of my mathematical work, I need to have multi-line equations. I
find it easiest to put the reasons for each step on the same line, like
this:

   Equation  = Equation            (Reason)
                  = Long Equation   (Reason)
                  = Short                 (Reason)

I need the reasons to be (left or right) aligned in a column of their
own. This is impossible to do in the eqnarray environment, as neither &
nor \hfill works. The best I can do at the moment is to use \qquad
(Reason), to get a decent gap between the math and the text.

I've also tried the array environment, but then the math doesn't
display
as well, and the spacing (especially around the =) is incorrect.

Can anybody help me, or point me to a reference? I have Leslie
Lamport's
book on LaTeX, and the Not-so-short Guide, but they are of no use in
this problem.

Best regards

Alet
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Argyrios Zolotas | 5 Apr 13:56 2002
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page numbering

> Dear all,

I would like to have the following page numbering format in a tex
document.

in the center of the foot of the page:  "page y of x", where x is the
total number of pages. This is something similar to word (...I do not
really like saying this word!!!). Is it possible?

Thanks,

Argyris

Lasse Greiner | 5 Apr 13:50 2002
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Re: please change your attitude towards latex, please

Maybe alt.misc.abuse.LaTeX would be a better place to discuss this...

I fully agree with Bernhard Kleine and appreciate his opinion.

However ignoring may be the best way to deal with abuse. (I am not following my own advice ;-) )

Lasse Greiner

> Dear Christopher Heckman,

> i have been reading the miktex mailing list for quite a while. May be it
> has been a realm of politeness and lack of rudeness. Writing this i will
> directly add that i have been very much surprised by the change of tone
> you have added recently to this list. I have been using tex for more
> than 15 years writing my larger and smaller documents. I have not
> acquired a deep knowledge of tex by itself, since i have no time for
> that. I have, however, acquired a knowledge of using a couple of macro
> packages for adding features to documents which were otherwise out of
> reach.

> I am quite sure that i am not alone with this practical use of tex.
> Obviously you have had enough time to learn tex from the start. I envy
> this. I regret, however, that you have found that plain tex is so
> superior to latex that you have to tell of its superiority to everybody
> else. It would be a pleasure to get this information in a kind manner,
> but

> "This is a LaTeX question; I wouldn't touch it with a 10-foot pole." as
> you write and other sentences in your recent contributions to the list
> suggest that you have become a warrior for the purity of tex. In a way
> you are going to be a fundamentalist.

> It took me some time to write this mail in a friendly manner. May be you
> can cope with that and refrain from aggressiveness toward humbly latex
> users in the time to be.

> happy texing

> Bernhard Kleine

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Lasse Greiner <l.greiner <at> gmx.de>

Lasse Greiner | 5 Apr 13:55 2002
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Re: Alignment of motivations in equations

Hello Alet,

in the amsmath package there are several alternative alignement possibilities.

In your example:

\begin{alignat}{2}
    Equation & = & Equation          & (Reason) \\
             & = & Long Equation     & (Reason) \\
             & = & Short             & (Reason)
\end{alignat}

should do. For other output try xalignat and xxalignat.

All the best,

Lasse

> Hello!

> In some of my mathematical work, I need to have multi-line equations. I
> find it easiest to put the reasons for each step on the same line, like
> this:

>    Equation  = Equation          (Reason)
>                   = Long Equation  (Reason)
>                   = Short                (Reason)

> I need the reasons to be (left or right) aligned in a column of their
> own. This is impossible to do in the eqnarray environment, as neither &
> nor \hfill works. The best I can do at the moment is to use \qquad
> (Reason), to get a decent gap between the math and the text.

> I've also tried the array environment, but then the math doesn't display
> as well, and the spacing (especially around the =) is incorrect.

> Can anybody help me, or point me to a reference? I have Leslie Lamport's
> book on LaTeX, and the Not-so-short Guide, but they are of no use in
> this problem.

> Best regards

> Alet

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Lasse Greiner <l.greiner <at> gmx.de>


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