Monthly Archives: July 2012

Customizing Emacs

I figure one way to become more familiar with Emacs is to customize some of its settings. Of the various pages I’ve found on the web that describe different customizations, I’ve found these two to be the most useful. First, I wandered around the Emacs customization menu by clicking the Customize Setup link on the […]

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Follow-up to post about LaTeX, etc.

Yesterday, I provided a rough outline of the steps for installing Emacs + AUCTeX in Windows 7. Upon further reflection, I realized a few things about the process. First, most of the documentation for these tools is outdated and/or poorly written (at least for recent versions of Windows). Second, it’s way easier to install this […]

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Installing and learning LaTeX

Long on my to-do list has been to use LaTeX, mainly for its BibTeX features. I’ve avoided it for so long because I’m pretty adept at MSWord. However, with Office2010 and that blasted ribbon, they broke all my keyboard shortcuts for menu items (imagine grumpy old professor shaking hand at the gods and yelling). As […]

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