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  1. Formatting git changelogs for LaTeX

    Most of the things I write, be it software or something else, are under revision control with git. Mostly because it makes undoing mistakes easy. My LaTeX documents are no exception. With software it is customary to have a change-log (like the one generated by the git log command). I …

  2. csv2tbl

    The script takes a comma-separated values (“csv”) file, and converts it to a LaTeX table. It handles a couple of different possible seperators; semicolon, comma and tab. Of those it automatically pics the one that occurs most.

    N.B.: it does not try to interpret quotation marks!

    It …

  3. Making Ex Libris booklabels

    It has been my custom to mark books that I buy with my name and date of purchase. Initially I wrote these, but that became tedious. Since I’m not much of a graphic artist, I decided on creating a simple booklabel in LaTeX, as shown below.

    Old Ex Libris of R.F. Smith

    In 2014 I …

  4. Typesetting

    Since the end of 2009 I’ve been using MultiMarkdown to format these pages, as an alternative to typing in HTML codes by hand, since the latter is becoming tedious. :-) So far, I find it rather comfortable. The advantage of multimarkdown over the original markdown systax is the support of …

  5. European labels for chemicals

    The chemlabels package for LaTeX.


    This package contains Encapsulated PostScript versions of the symbols used to label chemicals, according to EU directive 67/548/EEC Annex II.

    It also contains a LaTeX file for printing 8 105x74 mm labels on an A4 page, plus a Makefile for automatically generating …

  6. Printing labels with LaTeX

    I bought a packet of 500 labels, see below. On the left is the front of the package. A page with four labels is shown in the middle.

    Unused and printed labels

    These labels were probably originally intended for a matrix printer since the pages are strung together. The page boundary is perforated, so …

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