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by LarsWa
Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Package incompatibility? Topic is solved
Replies: 3
Views: 3142

Package incompatibility? Topic is solved

I have a 500 p textbook in LaTeX that I wrote a year ago. After migrating to a new computer (Win 7) I get the error message "!You can't use a prefix with '\begingroup'" on a line \Newassociation{hint}{Hint}{hint} related to the package Answers. When I created the minimal working example be...
by LarsWa
Fri Nov 07, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: Text Formatting
Topic: Different vertical spaces between paragraphs
Replies: 2
Views: 1382

Re: Different vertical spaces between paragraphs

\raggedbottom seems to work, also in two-column mode. ALmost all of the ugly paragraph separations disappeard. I will investigate the remaining ones. Thanks.
by LarsWa
Fri Nov 07, 2014 12:59 pm
Forum: Text Formatting
Topic: Problem with spaces after \newcommand-command
Replies: 3
Views: 2040

Re: Problem with spaces after \newcommand-command

Thank you. I do use documentclass... but before posting the problem I went back to Lamports book to get ideas of what the problem could be...and then I reverted to old style LaTeX documentstyle by mistake.
by LarsWa
Fri Nov 07, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: Text Formatting
Topic: Problem with spaces after \newcommand-command
Replies: 3
Views: 2040

Problem with spaces after \newcommand-command

I want to have a short command for “degree Celsius” and have tried different ways, but they either give me spaces between oC and punctuation marks, or no spaces between oC and the following word. See my mini-example below. How can I make this work (or: where can I find such a command?) \documentstyl...
by LarsWa
Fri Nov 07, 2014 1:15 am
Forum: Text Formatting
Topic: Different vertical spaces between paragraphs
Replies: 2
Views: 1382

Different vertical spaces between paragraphs

I am writing a two-column document and I find that there are large spaces between some paragraphs. I believe it is because LaTeX wants all columns be filled with text all the way down, but I would prefer to have a “ragged” bottom and keep all vertical separations between paragraphs the same. Is ther...

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