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UK FAQ v3.23

Date: Septem­ber 6, 2011 5:30:12 PM CEST
i have just re­leased v3.23 of the faq to ctan and to the usual web ad­dress this re­lease con­tains more tidy­ing up than new ma­te­rial, but some sig­nif­i­cant changes have been made (see changes list, be­low). de­tails: in­ter­ac­tive ac­cess: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq sources, etc: http://mir­ror.ctan.org/help/uk-tex-faq cat­a­logue en­try: http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Cat­a­logue/en­tries/uk-tex-faq.html robin fair­bairns ================ CHANGES-3.23: Changes since ver­sion 3.22 New an­swers: +La­bel book-lists: redi­rec­tor to the dis­mem­bered parts of old "la­bel books" +La­bel ctan: sum­mary of the salient points of the archives +La­bel cat­a­logue: out­line of the CTAN cat­a­logue +La­bel la­tex-books: the LaTeX part of old "la­bel books" +La­bel other-books: the mis­cel­lanea from old "la­bel books" +La­bel sub­depth: get­ting even sub­scripts in your maths +La­bel tex-books: TeX and Plain TeX part of old "la­bel books" +La­bel type-books: type­set­ting part of old "la­bel books" Re­la­belled an­swers: <none> Re­vised an­swers: +La­bel al­tabcr: er­ror can be caused by in­suf­fi­cient columns in a ma­trix +La­bel clsvpkg: rewrit­ten with a LaTeX 2e per­spec­tive (rather than 2.09) +La­bel con­text: add de­tail fol­low­ing Hans Ha­gen's out­line in Tug­boat 100 +La­bel destable: more de­tails of cap­tion above ta­ble +La­bel doc-dirs: cor­rect link to TUG In­dia tu­to­ri­als page +La­bel draw­ing: link to in­tro doc on pgf/TikZ, and sparse docs of DraTeX +La­bel geth­elp: rewrit­ten for (slightly) im­proved clar­ity +La­bel hy­phen: LuaTeX's hy­phen­ation pat­tern load­ing is dif­fer­ent +La­bel key­val: ref­er­ences to ex­pl3, xpack­age's re­placed with l3* ver­sions key­val: men­tion getoptk +La­bel la­belfig: men­tion pst-lay­out; men­tion that pgf/TikZ is also ca­pa­ble +La­bel la­tex2e: men­tion "frozen" state +La­bel la­tex3: ref­er­ences to ex­pl3, xpack­age's re­placed with l3* ver­sions +La­bel la­texqual: men­tion lacheck +La­bel lu­a­tex: "clar­ify" state­ment about fu­ture changes to PDFTeX lu­a­tex: up­dated ver­sions men­tioned; MikTeX now of­fers LuaTeX +La­bel MF: men­tion sidelin­ing of Meta­font in the mod­ern world +La­bel patch: use letltx­macro where nec­es­sary +La­bel RCS: men­tion git­info +La­bel tex­things: clar­ify de­scrip­tion of lu­a­tex +La­bel tfm: XeTeX and LuaTeX don't need TFM files +La­bel un­der­score: \_ in OT1 en­cod­ing is bad news +La­bel useMF: a step in re­mov­ing ar­chaic bag­gage from this an­swer Deleted an­swers: +La­bel books: dis­mem­bered to pro­duce the new *-books above (the la­bel is now redi­rected to book-lists) Web in­ter­face, etc.: A small change to the HTML gen­er­a­tion has (to the au­thor's eye) im­proved the ap­pear­ance of pages on the web. There re­main prob­lems in this area, de­spite the im­prove­ment. Robin Fair­bairns

uk-tex-faq – A com­pi­la­tion of Fre­quently Asked Ques­tions with an­swers

The FAQ that has in the past been pub­lished in the UK Users Group jour­nal Baskerville (though up­dated more fre­quently on CTAN). It is also avail­able (and search­able) via on the web.

Main­tainerRobin Fair­bairns (in­ac­tive)



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