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Latex Bibliography with Biblatex

Biblatex is the new way of working with bibliographies in Latex, replacing the traditional Latex bibliography package: bibtex.

It is preferable to use Biblatex, because of it has unicode support and more types of bibliography entries that bibtex. 136 more words

How to export from LyX to LaTeX

All of this information is out there, but it took me more than a few hours to successfully manage this on my Mac, so here are the steps, using LyX and TeXShop. 353 more words

ackward citation style

When submitting a paper to WIREs, I was asked to use the APA style for citations. This is rather unpleasant as it requires all kinds of fixes and even then returns an unseemly outcome, quoting sometimes authors with their first name and at a point ignoring the parentheses for \citep citations… Maybe all those annoying bugs are on purpose, as… 14 more words

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LaTeX issues from Vienna

When working on the final stage of our edited handbook on mixtures, in Vienna, I came across unexpected practical difficulties! One was that by working on Dropbox with Windows users, files and directories names suddenly switched from upper case to lower cases letters !, making hard-wired paths to figures and subsections void in the numerous LaTeX files used for the book. 151 more words

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Plain-Text Writing Lesson Six: Citation Wizardry

Note: if you’re new to this series or to plain-text writing in general, please refer to Lesson One of this series to get started.

As I mentioned in the… 1,892 more words

Building a simple and flexible academic-like website in 6 easy steps

Introduction

A couple of days ago I have realized that my presence on the Internet is very limited. In order to improve my visibility, I decided to build a website where my CV, list of publications and some code for download are available. 3,005 more words