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iconv

Stefan_K | Monday, 24 August 2015

Name
iconv – Convert encoding of given files from one encoding to another

Synopsis
iconv -f encoding [-t encoding] [inputfile]…

Description
The iconv program converts the encoding of characters in inputfile, or
from the standard input if no filename is specified, from one coded
character set to another. The result is written to standard output
unless otherwise specified by the –output option.

–from-code, -f encoding
Convert characters from encoding.

–to-code, -t encoding
Convert characters to encoding. If not specified the encoding
corresponding to the current locale is used.

–list, -l
List known coded character sets.

-c Omit invalid characters from...

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recode

Stefan_K | Monday, 24 August 2015

Name
recode – converts files between character sets

Synopsis
recode [OPTION]… [ [CHARSET] | REQUEST [FILE]… ]

Description
Free ‘recode’ converts files between various character sets and sur?
faces.

If a long option shows an argument as mandatory, then it is mandatory
for the equivalent short option also. Similarly for optional argu?
ments.

Listings:
-l, –list[=FORMAT]
list one or all known charsets and aliases

-k, –known=PAIRS
restrict charsets according to known PAIRS list

-h, –header[=[LN/]NAME]
write table NAME on stdout using LN, then exit

-F, –freeze-tables
write out a C module holding all tables

-T, –find-subsets
report all charsets being...

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Why I like TikZ's Math library

Kpym | Friday, 13 March 2015

Ford circles

I'm not a texpert. I'm a mathematician, that started programming on BASIC, then moved to C, C++, Java, PHP, Python and finally to JavaScript. Moving from one of this languages to another is easy, up to some syntactic sugar, it is time consuming but not so hard. I have never been able, nor attracted, to be honest, to program on TeX.

And for this reason when I discovered the math library, introduced with TikZ 3.0 almost a year ago, that allows us to use a syntax close to ordinary programming...

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LaTeX Tricks (XVI)

Luca Merciadri | Sunday, 8 February 2015

This is the second (and last) part of the tricks I found on StackExchange. First part began in the preceding issue. We will begin by a personal trick, and end by some inquiry about my LaTeX Tips & Tricks.

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LaTeX Tricks (XV)

Luca Merciadri | Sunday, 8 February 2015

After having looked at about 150 StackExchange pages of 50 topics (that sums up to about 7500 topics' names), I give you, in this article and in the next issue, the most interesting topics' answers to my eyes. Needless to say that

  • I did not read each topic on StackExchange,
  • I selectioned the ones I decided to read based on the topics' respective titles,
  • The topics that have not been considered here are not necessarily uninteresting! Moreover, I did not find a lot of uninteresting topics.
We will first begin by two additions in regard...

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LaTeX Tricks (XIV)

Luca Merciadri | Sunday, 8 February 2015

We will here give three tricks:

  1. using a personalized \overline,
  2. boxing every digit of an integer,
  3. using \scalebox.
I will then expose my point of view about the LaTeX 2e learning curve, and give some of the most common beginners' mistakes.

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LaTeX Tricks (XIII)

Luca Merciadri | Sunday, 8 February 2015

We will here again consider many tips and tricks. This time, they will mostly come from [1].

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LaTeX Tricks (XII)

Luca Merciadri | Sunday, 25 January 2015

  • Documents as a source of information
  • Tabular packages' purposes, conflicts
  • Same space in matrices
  • Logic inferences

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LaTeX Tricks (XI)

Luca Merciadri | Sunday, 25 January 2015

Three subjects will be detailed:

  1. Using LaTeX syntax as an unambiguous way to communicate,
  2. Writing a bold \ell,
  3. Fonts' encodings.

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LaTeX Tricks (X)

Luca Merciadri | Sunday, 25 January 2015

This is the Xth edition of my TUGboat `Tips & Tricks.' This time, we shall first see how to write `dancing text,' roman numerals, how to draw under and over braces on same elements, and how to display aligned (in)equations systems. We will then end by discussing on BibLaTeX and Biber, which constitute a promising alternative to BibTeX.

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Comments

avatar Gert
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Going to put this aritlce to good use now.
avatar mklb1
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hello, I am having a problem with the "author" and "affiliation" while writing my paper. after compiling, I realize that the lines extend to exceed the margin, and even exceed the page. I included the code below, I anyone could help me on this matter it would be very much appreciated.

\documentclass[10pt]{article}

\usepackage{setspace}
\usepackage{graphicx}
\usepackage{adjustbox}
\usepackage{float}
\linespread{1.3}
\usepackage[a4paper]{geometry}
\usepackage{epsfig}





\title{\textbf{TITLE ARTICLE}}

\author{AUTHOR1, AUTHOR2, AUTHOR3, AUTHOR4, \ AUTHOR5, AUTHOR6,
AUTHOR7, AUTHOR8, AUTHOR9, and AUTHOR10 \ \
REASEARCH AFF 1}

\date{\today}


\begin{document}
\maketitle
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