User:Ambrevar/LaTeX

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LaTeX Changelog[edit]

Done[edit]

  • Accents: rename to Special Characters.
  • Algorithm: work out + move listings to Source Code Listing.
  • Basics: "And what now?" link to special chars and i18n, '<' '>' exceptions link to special characters.
  • Basics: Use \^{} and \~{}. Tell about ASCII.
  • Basics: move Package documentation to Installing Extra packages.
  • Basics: move document structure elements + packages usage to Document Structure.
  • Boxes: height, depth, width.
  • Boxes: parbox + minipage.
  • Boxes: scalebox, colorbox, fancybox package
  • Collaborative Writing of LaTeX Documents : Move online editors to Installation.
  • Colors: Sectioning and switch/commands errors.
  • Contents: Tips and tricks is only for rare tips.
  • Contents: Work out the complete *Package* stuff.
  • Contents: move Help after Programming.
  • Counters: \fnsymbol (as \arabic).
  • Creating Graphics: move xfig + alternative. Keep reference to Import Graphics.
  • Creating Packages: complete.
  • Curriculum Vitae: add example.
  • Customizing: move to a new Part 'Programming'.
  • Document Structure: move paragraph line break to Paragraph formatting.
  • Document Structure: sectioning issue.
  • Export To Other Formats: pdftocairo + preview mode.
  • FAQ: add FAQ before Tips and Tricks, with encoding, paragraph\\, \\, \clearpage, figure, \raggedleft, typography, punctuation, internationalization, documentation, nbsp, \n\n %, \command{}, philosophy of formatting. installation size, etc.
  • FAQ: babel fr auto inserts ~.
  • FAQ: long commands (IDE, create macros), typography (ref to I18n, latin begin with UP and end with .!?, hyphen -,--,---; Lists, quotes and guillemets).
  • FAQ: margins are too big.
  • FAQ: pdf search, pdf copy selected text, ugly chars.
  • Fonts: Diff between \rmfamily and \rmdefault.
  • Fonts: T1 PDF search, explanation on Type1 et al. see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Font_Metrics#AFM.
  • Fonts: \fontfamily{codename}\selectfont
  • Fonts: \fontsize{mag}{lineskip}\selectfont
  • Fonts: catalog, or links to catalog.
  • Fonts: pdffonts, pdf select text and copy.
  • Footnotes and Margin Notes: fixes.
  • Formatting part: rename to sth more appropriate.
  • General Guidelines: basicly, this is just about modular document (and macros). Should be renamed Modular Document, but then, in which part does it fit? Renamed and put to Miscelaneous.
  • Importing Graphics: move reference to PFG/TikZ. Add note on Raster vs. Vector. Redo page structure (graphicx, wrapfig, pdfpages, etc.). Add Inkscape batch conversion (link to Export To Other Formats ?).
  • Installation: TeX manual install guide with package selection, config, umask, install hyph (remove ~/.texliveYYYY).
  • Installation: move chapter to 'Getting Started'.
  • Installation: move graphic tools to Importing Graphics. Refer to table tools.
  • Installing Extra Packages: tlmgr info ... => add kpsewhich usage.
  • Installing Extra Packages: tlmgr.
  • Internationalization: French recommendations, «», fr oss, \nombre with numprint, auto insert ~.
  • Internationalization: arab and CJK.
  • Internationalization: move encoding stuff to Special Characters and Fonts.
  • Internationalization: move to the Formatting part.
  • Internationalization: support for babel with multiversion.
  • Lengths: \stretch horiz and vertically with vspace, hspace.
  • List Structures: add Easylist examples.
  • List Structures: set item sep globally.
  • Macros: AtBeginDocument, AtEndDocument, AtEndOfPackage and AtEndOfClass.
  • Macros: Plain TeX on a dedicated page.
  • Macros: add LaTeX elements like \ifthenelse, \calc, etc.
  • Macros: catcode tab, catcode command, makeatletter, makeatother.
  • Macros: newcommand*, edef, xdef, gdef.
  • Mechanics part with Lengths, Counters, Boxes, Rules, Errors.
  • Package Reference: put the reference table from 'Packages' to Appendices part.
  • Page Layout: eso-pic example.
  • Page Layout: merge both fancyhdr sections.
  • Page Layout: new geometry, restore geometry
  • Print version: needs big update.
  • Rotations: last check.
  • Rotations: move Rotating to a chapter in Technical Text part.
  • Rules: add hrulefill, rule, dotfill, etc.
  • Source Code Listings: extendedchar=true does not work for utf-8.
  • Source Code Listings: put Listing chapter in the Technical Text part.
  • Tables: 'resize box' add link to 'Boxes' and add usepackage/
  • Tables: big rewrite centering on 'tabu'.
  • Tables: tabulary.
  • Text Formatting: bigskip, bigbreak, etc.
  • Text Formatting: move font section to 'Font' chapter.
  • Text Formatting: move special chars to Special Characters chapter.
  • Themes: add this new chapter to Programming part. Complete.

Later[edit]

  • Basics: move file list to the appendix. Leave only .aux, .toc and .log there.
  • Contents: Some titles are not uppercase.
  • Errors: add table errors
  • Export: Pandoc, plasTeX (http://plastex.sourceforge.net/plastex/sect0001.html).
  • Fonts: arbitrary size (fix cm?)
  • Fonts: psnfss2e
  • Hyperlinks: see Talk for fixes
  • Intro to proc graphics: Reference to TikZ plot guideline.
  • Lists: enumitem, enumerate.
  • Macros: xargs.
  • Math: mathbb 1
  • Merge 'Text Formatting' and 'Paragraph Formatting' to Text and Paragraphs Formatting? Discuss.
  • Modular Documents: \input{"with quotes for spaces"}
  • PGF/TikZ: general, plot, pie chart, gradient box, texamples.net
  • Physics: create chapter? Add SI units (see French WB).
  • Presentations: styles, frame verbatim, auto add frametitle, fullpage.
  • Print version: update and fix.
  • Specials: Music, 'screenplay' class, chess.
  • Text formatting: Lettrine.
  • Title creaction: merge standard title with Document Structure.
  • Translate the FR and DE books. Some nice chapters.
Chapter order
  • Common Element:
    • Document Structure
    • Text and Paragraph Formatting
    • List Structures
    • Page Layout
    • Fonts
    • Special Characters
    • Internationalization
    • Footnotes and Margin Notes
    • Labels and Cross-referencing
    • Hyperlinks
    • Colors
    • Rotations
    • Tables
    • Importing Graphics
    • Floats, Figures and Captions
  • Programming
    • Macros
    • Plain TeX
    • Creating Packages
    • Title creation
    • Themes

Neverending[edit]

  • Replace old code formatting with templates.
  • Some Talks need anwsers. See Q&A too.
  • Update the section progress.