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by josephwright
Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Input File from a Windows Server
Replies: 5
Views: 1707

Input File from a Windows Server

In general you should avoid absolute paths in sources (they make them non-portable): something like export TEXINPUTS=/server/path//: should allow just \input{file}.
by josephwright
Sun Apr 17, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: online courses help in practicing Latex
Replies: 9
Views: 2668

Re: online courses help in practicing Latex

I'm not sure I really see the LaTeX link here: can you give a bit more detail?
by josephwright
Tue Apr 05, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Difference between NewDocumentCommand and cs_new
Replies: 1
Views: 860

Re: Difference between NewDocumentCommand and cs_new

The idea of separate layers is very important in the work being done by the LaTeX3 Project. \NewDocumentCommand and relatives are for defining document level commands, so 'things you use in a typical LaTeX file'. On the other hand, \cs_new_protected:Npn and so on are 'code level' functions for progr...
by josephwright
Sat Feb 13, 2016 11:16 am
Forum: Articles, Essays, and Journal Templates
Topic: General Template Doesn't Produce the Needed J.Chem.Phys. Tem
Replies: 15
Views: 4849

Re: General Template Doesn't Produce the Needed J.Chem.Phys.

As noted, the achemso class is for submissions to the American Chemical Society, not for journals published by the American Institute of Physics. For the latter, you should use REVTeX.
by josephwright
Sun Oct 04, 2015 10:43 am
Forum: TeX Live and MacTeX
Topic: how is /Library/TeX/texbin added to $PATH
Replies: 1
Views: 4527

Re: how is /Library/TeX/texbin added to $PATH

As detailed for example in http://serverfault.com/questions/16355/how-to-set-global-path-on-os-x, on the Mac the location /etc/paths.d can contain a series of files each of which add exactly one entry to the global path. The files can have 'user friendly' names, so the one that adds the TeX system i...
by josephwright
Fri Jul 17, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: Letters
Topic: Other language than English
Replies: 2
Views: 2789

Re: Other language than English

Babel stores information between runs in the .aux file. Delete that and try running your file again (twice).
by josephwright
Sat Mar 07, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem with achemso
Replies: 2
Views: 1757

Re: Problem with achemso

Achemso doesn't use expl3 at all, so you mus have something else going on. It looks like a package version mismatch, but without some code it's impossible to say.
by josephwright
Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: Text Formatting
Topic: `x' instead of ‘x’ Topic is solved
Replies: 5
Views: 2337

Re: `x' instead of ‘x’ Topic is solved

I'm perhaps being dim here: what is the expected difference between those two x's?
by josephwright
Thu Dec 25, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best of two tests for empty argument Topic is solved
Replies: 2
Views: 1599

Re: Best of two tests for empty argument Topic is solved

Test using \detokenize is expandable and therefore more general.
by josephwright
Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Urgent help with 'twoside' problem, plz.
Replies: 1
Views: 903

Re: Urgent help with 'twoside' problem, plz.

The \twoside option is about layout: if all you are doing is printing on both sides of the paper and don't want/need the visual distinction you could just not do this.

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