solving exercises

Improving exsheets

It has been quite a while since I first published exsheets – a package for creating exercise sheets with LaTeX – in Juni 2012. Since then it has gained a user base and a little bit of popularity as the number of questions on shows. User questions, bug reports…

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LaTeX and music

Some of you probably already know that I also play a lot of music. Playing music in my case also requires writing lead sheets similar to the ones in the Real Book (for which I use MuseScore) and similar to ones you find in any other song book. For the…

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Update (c) Kurt Michel/pixelio

chemmacros v5

I published version 5 of chemmacros nearly two months ago and so far the transition seems to have been a lot smoother than I anticipated. There have been a few support emails and posts on TeX/LaTeX stackexchange but nothing too serious.

Customizing leadsheets

My leadsheets package is one of my newer packages. It seems to already have some fans – I get the occasional email asking for support and on github it has at the moment of writing 7 people who watch it and 5 stars. I wrote the first time about it…

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Umfrage (c) Thorben Wengert/pixelio

a new chemmacros – but how?

I have written earlier about a new concept for chemmacros and about the current development of chemmacros. I really want to go along with e idea of modularity. In fact so much that I already have a draft completed (without manual and probably a number of bugs but still…). The…

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Bauklötze (c) Sabine Schmidt/pixelio

The Template Story

In the LaTeX community templates for documents are a recurring topic of discussion. I have written about it: LaTeX Templates (English) LaTeX-Vorlagen (German) Others have written about it: Minimale Vorlage vs. maximale Probleme (German) Minimale Vorlagen vs. maximale Vorlagen (German) It all boils down to this: templates often contain bad…

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Construction site (c) Michael Loeper/pixelio

Name change and other changes

Yesterday I’ve changed the name of this blog. The reason is that I’d like to change the focus of this blog away from chemistry in LaTeX. More precisely I want LaTeX in general to be the topic. That doesn’t mean I won’t be writing about chemistry in LaTeX any more…

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