Proper tables with LaTeX
6 February 2017 | 7:56 am

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. 1. Add a caption which ... [Read more...]

Adding references from an external file
23 August 2016 | 8:00 am

When writing a scientific paper, one often provides supplementary materials together with the main manuscript. Supplementary materials can be additional figures, tables, or other materials not included in the main manuscript. However, since these materials are usually kept in a different physical file, they can not be referenced in the main manuscript using the standard ... [Read more...]

On managing large documents
20 June 2016 | 11:35 am

  Whether you are working on a book, a doctoral thesis, or an extensive report, large documents can be difficult. The source code becomes confusing; you scroll back and forth to find what you are looking for; and processing the document can take minutes rather than seconds. In this article, I describe some tools and ... [Read more...]


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