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TeX4ht Supports Lettrine

Raphaël Pinson has kindly contributed the code that enables TeX4ht to support lettrine package. (lettrine.sty helps to typeset dropped capitals in a LaTeX document.) This probably will solve the long standing problem of drop capital support in TeX4ht, even if all the options of lettrine package are not supported at this time. Hope, Raphaël will [...]

Syndicated 2012-09-30 09:01:48 from Blue Danube

TeX4ht and BibLaTeX 2.2

TeX4ht has been updated to cope with the newest incarnation of biblatex ver. 2.2. All its 43 example files provided with documentation have been tested and seem to work fine. Each example file with html output plus all the auxiliary files generated have been archived and provided below for users to check for problems, if [...]

Syndicated 2012-09-28 14:26:15 from Blue Danube

Jelly Bean on your Galaxy Nexus Phone

Galaxy Nexus phone comes with a lot of different firmware variants which are updated by Samsung except three which are maintained by Google. If you are fortunate to get a Nexus phone with Google maintained firmware, you will receive updates over the air (OTA) as soon as new releases are made. Samsung releases are usually [...]

Syndicated 2012-08-22 07:15:48 from Blue Danube

TeX4ht and biblatex

The very powerful LaTeX bibliography processing package namely, biblatex.sty often clashes with TeX4ht. I do not have much knowledge about the innards of biblatex. However, I could fix problems found in biblatex.4ht consequent to two previous revisions. Now one more revision had taken place, as we can expect, TeX4ht fails to work with current version [...]

Syndicated 2012-05-26 09:33:35 from Blue Danube

TeX4ht: Options

The following is a list a of options that can be submitted to TeX4ht when it is run at command line. These can also be provided as options when tex4ht package is loaded in a LaTeX document. -css to ignore CSS code, use command line option -css. -xtpipes to avoid xtpipes post-processing the output. This [...]

Syndicated 2012-04-16 11:40:27 from Blue Danube

TeX4ht: Low-level Commands

There are four commands which are very useful to write custom configuration for TeX4ht. They are: \NewConfigure \Configure \HCode \Tg TeX4ht does not redefine environments or macros, instead, it inserts hooks into the definitions so that the original definitions remain undisturbed while hooks helping to insert HTML code at appropriate locations of content in the [...]

Syndicated 2010-09-22 10:03:49 from Blue Danube

Software Freedom

September 18 is the day of software freedom, celebrated by people around the world who believe in the four basic freedom aspect of software — freedom to run, study, change and distribute copies with or without changes. It is the result of the techno-political resistance movement led by Richard Stallman (RMS) who is credited with [...]

Syndicated 2010-09-19 05:25:02 from Blue Danube

KSSN: A Venerable Silent Mathematician

A funny incident happened when Prof KSS Nambooripad (KSSN) started his career as a faculty member in the math department of UC College, Alwaye in central Kerala. One of the students stood up and asked, why should they learn mathematics as he could not find any compelling reasons to learn it. As KSSN didn’t have [...]

Syndicated 2010-09-16 11:40:17 from Blue Danube

TeX4ht: Configure Part 2

Navigation Links for Sectioning Divisions \Configure{crosslinks} provides hooks to create navigation links across sub-documents created from a long document like book where chapters are broken into separate HTML documents or a long article where sections might be cut into separate documents for easy browsing. \CutAt{...} helps to split a long document at the desired section [...]

Syndicated 2010-09-08 18:17:50 from Blue Danube

TeX4ht: Configure Part 1

The \Configure command is the most powerful user command in TeX4ht system. It helps to add various kinds of hooks to insert target markup code at the desired locations in and around various types of content. For instance, take the case of \section{...} in LaTeX. A typical example will be: \section{Introduction} \Configure for \section provides [...]

Syndicated 2010-09-06 11:24:52 from Blue Danube

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