About a year ago, I wrote a custom beamer template to mimic the style of the slides we currently use in our group. I wrote three blog posts that outlined the changes to the default beamer template this required, see here, here, and here. When I recently had another look at the code, it came … More The ub-beamer Template
The (anonymous) reviewer of a paper I am working on at the moment pointed me to this tool called Nitpicker, written by Niels Lohmann. Its subtitle describes it as “an overly picky language style checker” and after using it this morning to check the style of the aforementioned paper I would add “that is absolutely … More Nitpicker
While being a TeXnicCenter user for years, I recently switched to TeXlipse for writing my LaTeX documents. In this article, I will discuss pros and cons of both environments from my point of view and motivate my decision for TeXlipse. I am comparing TeXlipse 1.5 with Eclipse Indigo and TeXnicCenter 1.0 RC. Why you should … More Should you use TeXnicCenter or TeXlipse?
For several years now, I have been using TeXnicCenter for editing my LaTeX files and most of the time Sumatra PDF for viewing them. The big benefit of Sumatra PDF is its excellent support for forward and inverse search. Double-clicking a line in TeXnicCenter highlights the according line in Sumatra PDF (forward search) and double-clicking … More TeXlipse and SumatraPDF