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by Cham
Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: Math & Science
Topic: How to align Items in a Sum?
Replies: 8
Views: 6664

Re: How to align Items in a Sum?

localghost wrote:You can insert a vertical phantom


I tried it. The alignment isn't perfect.
by Cham
Wed Jun 22, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: Math & Science
Topic: How to align Items in a Sum?
Replies: 8
Views: 6664

How to align Items in a Sum?

I'm having a small alignment problem with the idex of a sum :
  1. \sum_{\substack{i,\, j \,=\, 1 \\ j \, \ne \, i}} A_{ij}


The = and \ne signs aren't properly aligned. How should we modifity that code to align the items properly ?
by Cham
Fri Jun 17, 2011 6:27 pm
Forum: Text Formatting
Topic: How to have Italic AND bold, in math mode ?
Replies: 4
Views: 27474

Re: How to have Italic AND bold, in math mode ?

A stupid question :

Do you think the scalar product of vectors should be in bold ? I mean, should we use \cdot, or \boldsymbol \cdot instead ? (or something like \sdot defined as a macro)
by Cham
Fri Jun 17, 2011 5:25 pm
Forum: Text Formatting
Topic: How to have Italic AND bold, in math mode ?
Replies: 4
Views: 27474

Re: How to have Italic AND bold, in math mode ?

Stefan_K wrote:Yes, you could load the amsmath package and use the command \boldsymbol{...}.


Ahaa ! Thanks ! This one gives a better output. So I'll modify my macro. Thanks again.
by Cham
Fri Jun 17, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Text Formatting
Topic: How to have Italic AND bold, in math mode ?
Replies: 4
Views: 27474

How to have Italic AND bold, in math mode ?

I need to write some math symbols in italics AND bold. Currently, I can't have both styles at the same time. Is there a way ? EDIT : I've found a solution, but I'm not sure it's a "proper" one : I added this macro to my preambule : \newcommand{\qvec}[1]{\textbf{\textit{#1}}} Then when I ty...
by Cham
Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: Text Formatting
Topic: Title Page Templates
Replies: 15
Views: 17418

Re: Title Page Templates

I think I've solved the #2 and #3 issues from my last post above. I'm yet unable to add a thin vertical line through the whole page, on the left side. Please help ! :oops: \documentclass[letterpaper]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[french]{...
by Cham
Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:39 pm
Forum: Text Formatting
Topic: Title Page Templates
Replies: 15
Views: 17418

Re: Title Page Templates

Please guys, I need help with three other things. I'm pretty some of them are easy to do, but I don't know how : The following code works great and the result is very nice. However : 1. I need to add a thin vertical gray line from top to bottom, at 0.5 inch of the left side of the paper. This would ...
by Cham
Tue Jun 14, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: Text Formatting
Topic: Title Page Templates
Replies: 15
Views: 17418

Re: Title Page Templates

How can I add a thin vertical gray line all over the page (from top to bottom), at 0.5 inch from the left of the paper ? Any idea ?
by Cham
Tue Jun 14, 2011 4:10 am
Forum: Text Formatting
Topic: Title Page Templates
Replies: 15
Views: 17418

Re: Title Page Templates

I think I got it right this time. :D What you guys think of this title page ? PageTitre.pdf \documentclass[letterpaper]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{mycolor1}{RGB}{110,120...
by Cham
Mon Jun 13, 2011 11:21 pm
Forum: Text Formatting
Topic: Title Page Templates
Replies: 15
Views: 17418

Re: Title Page Templates

I need help to simplify the gray shading defined in the code below. I had to cheat in some ways with that part of the code that I don't understand very well :oops: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{ti...

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