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 tex.sx shows. User questions, bug reports …

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 …

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 …

Carbohydrates

Since a few weeks I’m working on a package using chemfig as a backend that allows a simple yet flexible input syntax for typesetting carbohydrates. My draft at this point allows the following: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{carbohydrates} \begin{document} \glucose[model=haworth,chain]\quad \glucose[model=fischer,chain]\quad \glucose[model=chair,ring] \end{document} which gives: