Articles Tagged with LaTeX

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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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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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:

Documents With Style

Last edited: 2015/07/10 People have asked me how I create the manuals of my packages, one has even asked me if I would write a document class similar to classicthesis. I am not going to do this but can provide my basic preamble settings. It is not very complicated, actually.