Martin Scharrer
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TeX Community Polls
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I mainly use the following (La)TeX compiler and tool chain: (Feel free to add combinations like latex+dvips+ps2pdf)

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TeX Community Polls
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I use (La)TeX on the following platform(s):

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TeX Community Polls
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I use the following version control software for my (La)TeX files:

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TeX Community Polls
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I create the diagrams for my (La)TeX documents using ... Possible choices: TikZ, PGF, PSTricks, xypic, picture environment, MS Visio, Inkscape, ... Select 'PGF' if you really using the low level PGF ...

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Why is "...Cthulhu-worshipping madman?" a great question?
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Keep in mind that this question is about fonts and typesetting and not about Cthulhu. The title is just catchy and the whole thing can be consider funny (you know, by people which have a sense of ...

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I've just been asked to write a minimal working example (MWE), what is that?
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Please note that the "minimal" in minimal working example means that the document should not contain any (yes any!) code which isn't related to the error. If a code line can be removed without ...

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What are your favourite TikZ/PGF answers?
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TikZ/PGF Answer: Caramdir's answer and Jake's addition to Drawing on an image with TikZ Brief Description: Allows the drawing of TikZ code over an included image. Possible improvements: Adding ...

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TeX Community Polls
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I have read the following TeX/LaTeX books:

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Community Promotion Ads - 1H 2011
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Often referenced questions
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Figure/table (float) positioning How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? [How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in ...

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Often referenced questions
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Correct centering Should I use center or centering for figures and tables? [Should I use center or centering for figures and tables?](https://tex.stackexchange.com/q/2651) When should we use \begin{...

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Often referenced questions
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Math environments Questions involving coding Blank lines Syntax of Using Math Mode: Empty Lines (Beginner Question) [Syntax of Using Math Mode: Empty Lines (Beginner Question)](https://tex....

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Useful StackApps and other User Scripts for TeX.SX
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AutoReviewComments - Pro-forma comments for SE This user script adds an 'auto' link below "Add Comment": It opens the following configurable dialog with some pre-defined comments: This is very ...

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Changing acceptance after a long time
Accepted answer
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Officially the OP should accept the answer which was the most useful to him/her. This doesn't always need to be the most technically correct answer. However, this can be helpful for other people who ...

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Often referenced questions
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Source code related issues Control sequence naming Is \10 allowed as a control-sequence name? [Is \10 allowed as a control-sequence name?](https://tex.stackexchange.com/q/141888) Package loading ...

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Community Promotion Ads - 2012
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How can I provide a better resolution of uploaded pictures created with the document class standalone?
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The PDF to PNG conversion of imgur isn't very good and results in a poor resolution. You should convert it yourself to a PNG (no JPGs please!). Note that the standalone class (v1.0) supports ...

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Should I switch the accepted answer?
Accepted answer
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The issue can be often be solved in advance by simply not accepting the first answer right away. Instead the questioner should wait at least a couple of hours if not a day until the answer is accepted....

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TUG Membership: Names for 2013
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I like to continue to be a TUG member. I'm enjoying reading the TUGboard and would like to write an article for it. I'm also prepard to go to the next TUG conference and represent both TeX.SX and ...

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Community Promotion Ads - 1H 2011
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TeX Community Polls
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I find the usage of the following (La)TeX code should be avoided: and I'm annoyed seeing other users, especially beginners using it. Expected answers: Most content from l2tabu, bad Word-like ...

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Who would like to become a member of the TeX User Group, sponsored by Stack Exchange?
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I'd happy to be one of the members representing TeX.SX in the TeX User Group. I'm planning to visit the TUG conference next year if possible and maybe present some of my LaTeX work there. It might ...

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Easy way to copy code block?
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I now programmed this Greasemonkey script for Firefox to add a 'select code' text below every pre tag. If clicked the tag content will be selected and the user can copy it using CTRL+C or similar. ...

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Questions which are bug reports
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Bug reports about (La)TeX packages etc. should not be posted on this site, but reported to the package author using the method (e.g. email address, bug tracker) given in the package manual. Because ...

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Text building blocks
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About: [Welcome to TeX.sx!](http://meta.tex.stackexchange.com/questions/1436/welcome-to-tex-sx) Your question won't be seen by many people here, so it would be best to repost it as a fresh question....

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TeX Community Polls
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To a total LaTeX beginner (not TeX in this case) I would recommend to start learning LaTeX by reading first ... Books, online howtos, ...

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Often referenced questions
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Figure/table numbering Continuous v. per-chapter/section numbering of figures, tables, and other document elements [Continuous v. per-chapter/section numbering of figures, tables, and other document ...

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Who plans to go to the TUG 2013 conference in Japan?
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I would love to go to TUG 2013 in Japan. I would have visited TUG 2012 but couldn't because of my PhD studies. As a presentation topic I would like to talk about some parts I contributed to. I think ...

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Often referenced questions
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Old font macros Does it matter if I use \textit or \it, \bfseries or \bf, etc. [Does it matter if I use `\textit` or `\it`, `\bfseries` or `\bf`, etc.](https://tex.stackexchange.com/q/516) Will two-...

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What's the policy on retagging questions based on answers?
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I agree fully with Joseph's answer. Tags are about the question, not the answers. Questions should be retagged if the OP used the wrong tag, forgot one or it turned out to be a different problem than ...

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