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Sat 05 March 2016

Calliope - helping you keep a diary - in LaTeX!

Posted by ankur in Research (491 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

Most researchers keep a research journal where we note down our musings, notes and so on. While a paper diary is still quite common, I'd really prefer something on my laptop/computer. There are various applications out there for journal writing, but none of them really match up to good old LaTeX. I've written a simple script that makes it really easy to maintain a journal using LaTeX - Calliope.

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Sat 13 February 2016

Zaphod - a LaTeX change tracking tool

Posted by ankur in Research (1198 words, approximately a 5 minute read)

Introducing Zaphod - a Python script that attempts to help LaTeX users collaborate over their academic writing. It uses the power of Git to track changes, latexdiff to generate a PDF with annotated additions and removals from the document, and provides a simple interactive review tool that lets the user pick what changes they want to accept. You can use Zaphod to track changes in your LaTeX documents.

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Sun 07 October 2012

Beamer: making hand outs for your presentations

Posted by ankur in Tech (381 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

It's often handy to create hand-outs for your presentations. (I need them for my master's assessments at the moment). It's really simple to make hand-outs. What we do is first create a presentation, like we normally do. Then, since the presentation generally contains overlays (the pause command and more), we …

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