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Thanks for the site

I wanted to drop a note in your guest book and say thank you for mak­ing this site avail­able. I am a long time tech and be­gin­ning writer. Hope to make lots of progress with the MacTeX tools
Roger Swan­son, 2014-05-08 23:21 CEST

A great new look

All those in­volved in main­tain­ing CTAN over the years de­serve the heart­felt grat­i­tude of the TeX com­mu­nity. The in­ter­face keeps evolv­ing to­ward greater user friend­li­ness and good looks. Well done!
Ajit Thakkar, 2014-05-07 13:48 CEST

How to in­stall supp-pdf.mkii?

in­stall 13ker­nel and 13pack­ages
mehdi, 2014-04-24 20:15 CEST

How to in­stall supp-pdf.mkii?

Every­thing worked well and sud­denly:

... ("C:\Pro­gram Files\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\con­text\base\supp-pdf.mkii" [Load­ing MPS to PDF con­verter (ver­sion 2006.09.02).] \scratch­counter=\coun­t227 \scratchdi­men=\di­men233 \scratch­box=\box89 \nofMPseg­ments=\coun­t228 \nofMPar­gu­ments=\coun­t229 \ev­eryMPshow­font=\tok­s52 \MPscratchCnt=\coun­t230 ! No room for a new \di­men . \ch@ck ...\else \er­rmes­sage {No room for a new #3} \fi l.1253 \newdi­men\MPscratchDim % will be as­signed global ? ---------------------------------------- What to do?

Thank you! S.Gurov

Sergey Gurov, 2014-03-20 17:52 CET


Why is the above men­tioned pack­age not avail via tlmgr in­stall pgf-umlcd and only in MiKTeX?
L. Hum­bert, 2014-03-19 18:37 CET


There seems to be a new ruby ver­sion around which pro­duces the er­ror: csv2la­tex:52:in `gsub': in­valid byte se­quence in US-ASCII (Ar­gu­men­tEr­ror) Any idea how to fix that?

OsX Mav­er­icks, Texshop 3.26


Olli, 2014-02-12 19:17 CET

How I can make Pdf­screen?

I want to make pdf screen and also i want to make cls file for auto page setup in mik­tex, so please send me for­mat for that.

Thank you. Sa­van K Pa­tel (Ph.D. stu­dent at S.P.Uni V.V.Na­gar, Gu­jarat, In­dia)

Sa­van (Ph.D. stu­dent at S.P.Uni V.V.Na­gar, Gu­jarat, In­dia) , 2014-01-03 15:23 CET

Nim­bus Sans and Ro­man in monospace.

pj, 2013-12-26 07:24 CET

How to in­stall supp-pdf.mkii?

Re­quired this to in­clude Pic­ture
anony­mous, 2013-12-12 14:44 CET


thank you for main­tain­ing a very help­ful web pres­ence. it is checked reg­u­larly to see if there are any in­ter­est­ing up­dates and if there are, print­outs of the source are made for per­sonal study.
Dave Lut­ti­nen, 2013-11-19 01:27 CET


"GSview is no longer avail­able from CTAN: it should be re­trieved from its home page."

Won­der­ful !

Why not telling me this URL ? Life could be so sim­ple

anony­mous, 2013-11-15 19:50 CET

Beg­giner User

I'm happy us­ing LyX :D but there are some things that make me feel frus­tated. How can I in­stall a new style of bib­li­og­ra­phy? How can be that ct­ doesn't have a sim­ple gen­eral man­ual that ex­plains how to's?
Leonardo Vil­lar­real Mar­cano, 2013-11-09 02:53 CET

T-Cof­fee Shad­ing does not work

At least not for me. I keep get­ting the er­ror mes­sage

" ! Im­proper al­pha­betic con­stant. <to be read again> \T@cof­fee0 l.225 \end{texshade} " The code I wrote is: \be­gin{texshade}{9se­qali.aln} \shad­ing­mode[9se­qali.asc]{T-Cof­fee} \fin­ger­print{380} \end{texshade}

Us­ing other shad­ings does seem to work just fine.

Ve­gar, 2013-11-02 11:30 CET

Works, but only with a lit­tle trick...

Thanks for this, I just started doc­u­ment­ing my Lua code code with his. How­ever, it did not work from the start. Itried the ex­am­ples, and also they did not work 100%. Then I no­ticed a cer­tain pat­tern, and in fact my doc­u­men­ta­tion works if I in­sert the fol­low­ing at the be­gin­ning of the file:

func­tion class() -- dummy func­tion to get this to work re­turn "noth­ing" end X = class()

Bug of fea­ture?

carsten, 2013-10-23 14:45 CEST


I wanted to try out your ex­am­ple to see if I could com­pile it (I work with tex­maker for mac). How­ever, it shows er­rors
Di­, 2013-10-05 08:31 CEST

deriva­tive cal­cu­la­tions


tial x (1- \vert z \vert^2)^{-1}

anony­mous, 2013-09-05 08:28 CEST

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