Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 11291
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2018/09/21 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2003/12/3 [Computer/SW/Languages/Misc] UID:11291 Activity:nil 50%like:28857 66%like:29868
12/2    LaTeX thread deleted by op
        \_ DUDE!  How can you be deleting latex threads?  This is the MOTD!
2018/09/21 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

You may also be interested in these entries...
2006/10/30-11/1 [Computer/SW/Unix] UID:45041 Activity:high
10/30   My favorite command in UNIX is "cal". What is your favorite?
           \_ Nein, I vill be. A German and a Jerry, danke, und Heil! -John
              \_ PARSE ERROR. Are you on drugs again John?
                 \_ That's just my troll farm being rambunctious.  Use new
                    Extra Strength Troll-Gro for healthy and frisky trolls!
        \_ Based on frequency of use, gonna have to go with tcsh
2006/10/25-27 [Computer/SW/Languages/Misc] UID:44971 Activity:nil
10/25   LaTeX question: How do I scale a tabular envornment or a table to
        an arbitrary height and width? Using \resizebox seems to work if
        one of the dimensions is !, but it doesn't seem to work right if
        I specify both dimensions. Thanks in advance.
        \_ Explain more? "Resize"? Smaller/larger? Scale what's inside?
           Put more white space in?
2006/7/13-18 [Computer/SW/Languages/Misc] UID:43658 Activity:nil
7/13    Painful .pdf conversion question deleted by op.  I've decided to just
        be a man and edit the LaTex code the way I should have done in the
        first place.  Thanks to those who attempted to help.
2006/7/13 [Computer/SW/Apps, Computer/SW/Security, Computer/SW/Graphics] UID:43656 Activity:kinda low
7/13    I have about 80 .pdf graphics files, that are a mix of vector graphics
        and bitmaps, and I want to convert them all to bitmap of a specified
        resolution, while preserving the physical size of the original image.
        Does anyone have any suggestions for how to do this fast and
        efficiently?  I have access to the full Adobe suite if that makes any
        difference.  thanks.
2006/5/20-28 [Computer/SW/Languages/Misc] UID:43125 Activity:nil
5/20    Is there a format that's a "cross" between a wordprocessor
        (e.g. Word) and LaTeX? I want something that's higher quality
        than Word but a little easier to work with than LaTeX.
        \_ lyx?  gui frontend to LaTeX
        \_ You might like TeXMacs .
2005/12/9-11 [Computer/SW/Languages/Misc] UID:40932 Activity:low
12/8    How do I make a non-italicized greek letter in Latex?
        \_ If you use them as mathematical characters, they're
           always variables. (I know this doesn't help much.)
        \_ Thanks to the person who nuked my reply. Most fonts probably
           do not have non-italic Greek, and most LaTeX packages probably
           don't support non-italic Greek. You need a font that has glyphs
2005/11/16-17 [Computer/SW/OS/OsX] UID:40614 Activity:moderate
11/15   What's a good freeware tool to draw network diagrams with? I used
        to use Visio years ago. I just need to do this once, so I don't
        want to buy a package. I have Powerpoint. Can it do it? Xfig is
        a little primitive? Anything else? Can be UNIX, Mac, or Windows-based.
        \_ OpenOffice has a drawing tool that is pretty lame but
           functional.  -tom
2005/11/10-12 [Computer/SW/Apps] UID:40533 Activity:moderate
11/10   Which chat program is the most popular these days?  AOL IM?  Yahoo
        Messenger?  ICQ?  I'm trying to sign up for one.  Thx.
        \_ AIM in USA, MSN for rest of the world.  Don't bother with ICQ,
           as the protocol is merging with AIM anyway.  If I were you, I
           get account in both AIM and MSN and use GAIM/Adium/Trillian as
2005/10/5-6 [Computer/SW/Languages/Misc] UID:39984 Activity:nil
10/5    After years of using latex without bibtex, I have finally started using
        bibtex, and find that I had been leading a shallow, incomplete life.
        Save yourself from a meaningless life, and start using bibtex now.
        \_ Not all latex leads to shallow, incomplete life.  Many people enjoy
           deep, complete life with latex such as Trojan Magnum XL.
        \_ You don't always have to settle with a shallow life while using