Admonition Blocks: Making Your Documentation Stand Out

Documentation doesn’t always have to be boring. Admonition blocks draw the reader’s attention to important notes and warnings that may not directly fit as part of the flow of the text.

Using MS Word to Check LaTeX Documents

Microsoft Word has great spelling and grammar checking. Use pandoc to convert the LaTeX document to docx and double check your work.

Big Parenthesis in a LaTeX Equation

\begin{equation*} \left( \sum_{i=0}^{n}{i} \right) \end{equation*} $$\left( \sum_{i=0}^{n}{i} \right)$$ \left( and \right) automatically expand to fit the material between them

Great Looking LaTeX Tables

No colour No vertical gridlines No fills No borders No bolding Left align text Right align numbers Align titles with data Resize columns to data Use consistent precision

My Favourite LaTeX Packages

Stop LaTeX Floats and Figures from Appearing in References Section

Count the Number of Words in a LaTeX Document

detex my-document.tex | wc -w detex: a filter to strip TeX commands from a .tex file wc: word, line, character, and byte count -w: The number of words in each input file is written to the standard output