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biblatex for idiots

I'm in support: a lot of visitors to TeX.SX don't speak English very well, and this makes the post's intent clearer; I also don't see a downside. One thing which influenced my decision was that if ...
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TUG Membership: Names for 2016

As suggested by Ulrike I put my name on the list. I have been a member of dante for about 10 years and of tex.sx for 2 years. At the moment my main tags are the KOMA-Script ones. While I am answering ...
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TUG Membership: Names for 2016

I'm honoured to have been hwyaden-nominated by Paulo. I am reluctant to take advantage of this since I have enjoyed the benefit of a subscription this year and think that others should have their ...
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TUG Membership: Names for 2016

Yo', Egreg and Johannes B insisted to nominate myself. I am active on TeX.sx for five years, originally to find some help for my first LaTeX package biblatex-iso690, I was hooked since then. I ...
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TUG Membership: Names for 2016

I propose my self. I'm LaTeX user since my degree project, long time ago, and I've been actively participating in this site and some other latex-related-lists like Cervantex, comp.text.tex, miktex-...
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Annual TeX User Group membership question, 2015 edition

Yes, we're still benefiting from our TUG membership. Let's renew!
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TUG Membership: Names for 2016

As suggested by cfr and encouraged by Christian Hupfer and Paulo Cereda I put my name on the list. First time I use LaTeX about 25 years ago when wrote an article for IEE conference. After than I use ...
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TUG Membership: Names for 2016

Alenanno This bloke. ^^
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TUG Membership: Names for 2016

I will nominate myself for a TUG membership. I am a member of GUST: http://www.gust.org.pl/ and this helps me to understand, how restricted is my TeX knowledge, but in the same time helps to push ...
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TUG Representatives for 2017

I'd like to nominate cfr, to ask her to help us to create a tikzducks package.
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How can I change all links to river-valley.tv?

There is no automated way of doing this from your end. However, you can refine your search on the main/meta site to identify posts which have the now-defunct URL using the search query url:"river-...
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TUG Representatives for 2017

Herr Professor Paulinho van Duck would like to be a TUG member! Since he lives at my home at the moment, he asked me to write down my name here. I accept the membership on his behalf! Special ...
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Tags displayed in bold

The unannounced change should be reverted as soon as possible. I would even remove boldface from the current tab name, normally active, because the rule under the tab name is sufficient. Boldface is ...
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biblatex for idiots

In the very least, include a reference to the "for Dummies" series to clarify its usage. Perhaps even including an image to highlight it visually... in the spirit of being original, I mocked this up ...
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TUG Representatives for 2017

Generally, I don't like nominating myself for anything, but TUG membership is an exception. Tex.sx says that over 1 million of people viewed my helpful posts. My access to TUGboat should enlarge ...
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biblatex for idiots

5 years of display and 200 votes are not good enough evidence that it is not offensive because people probably identify this as a self-deprecation of the OP? And from the homepage of the user, I'm ...
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Tags displayed in bold

Honestly the SE sites have generally very good designs and very nice choices in regards to how things appear, but the tag change is really a punch in the eye. The tags now are as black as the text, ...
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TUG Representatives for 2017

I'd like to nominate Gustavo Mezzetti. Since he gave us the wonderful package \halloweenmath, he deserves a TUG membership!
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Steven B. Segletes ^^ this bloke. :)
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TUG Representatives for 2017

I'd like to nominate Sašo Živanović who has created the wonderful forest package, which now dominates all tree related answers.
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Tags displayed in bold

I think the main site looks a little bit silly now. In the following screenshot, the things encircled in red need to be bold as well. The content of the blue circle needs to be super-mega-bold to fit ...
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TUG Membership: Names for 2016

The last day of the election and only 7 nominees for 8 positions? That is kind of sad, so I will add myself to the nominees, even if I am much less qualified than the others -- no TeX development or ...
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Tags displayed in bold

We tracked down the bug. The Tex community has a few special classes for text formatting and those happened to conflict with a recent mixin that was added to a global file. The change was ...
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Why does the chat room no longer support alpha-channel enabled images?

What changed is that we started using imgur thumbnails by default in chat; so when you link to http://i.stack.imgur.com/iSQFI.png, we display http://i.stack.imgur.com/iSQFIm.png, but link to the ...
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Tagging the index package as opposed to indexing in general

I think that index should be made a synonym of indexing, and index-package should be created for the package, as barbara suggests. This is similar to the situation with citing and cite-package.
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Rename the {latex-general} tag to {latex-project}?

I think that this name change is unfortunate and should be changed again. It is very common for (especially new) users to use latex-project for any question related to any part of the tex system, ...
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TUG Representatives for 2017

I nominee Sam Carter, as Christian Hupfer was kindly asking for. EDIT (@samcarter speaking): Thank you very much for nominating me! I am honoured to be this years representative and I would happily ...
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TUG Representatives for 2017

I'd like to nominate Zarko because I like his answers.
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Who's dunit? Reputation gone?

It was an accept / unaccept on this answer of yours. You must have opened the page just between those 2 events in order to see your rep being 8,310:
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TUG Representatives for 2017

I'd like to nominate Jan because he is too modest to do it by himself.
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