Tables are great to visualize data in a structured way. Unfortunately, too often I see tables which are cluttered and difficult to read and interpret. It takes little to make them more presentable and easier to read. This post advocates tidy and lean tables, to the benefit of the reader. Usually, a table caption goes above a table. However, some editors require the caption to be placed below the table.
How to use Latex formulas with xfig
The picture environment allows programming pictures directly in LaTeX. On the one hand, there are rather severe constraints, as the slopes of line segments and the radii of circles are restricted to a narrow choice of values. Although programming pictures directly in LaTeX is severely restricted, and often rather tiresome, there are still reasons for doing so. The documents thus produced are "small" with respect to bytes, and there are no additional graphics files to be dragged along. Packages like pict2e , epic , eepic or pstricks enhance the original picture environment, and greatly strengthen the graphical power of LaTeX. A picture environment is available in any LaTeX distribution, without the need of loading any external package. This environment is created with one of the two commands.
Wide figure/table in a twocolumn/multi-column document
Many books, theses and reports are written in LaTeX using the report or book document classes. Often, the authors make use of the default chapter style. There are, however, a great number of alternative styles available, some of which being very fancy or playful. This post is a collection of alternative chapter styles available, some as packages, others simply in form of LaTeX code.
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