LaTeX Beamer Posters

November 14th, 2012

The power of the beamer class for LaTeX has been combined with the a0poster class to produce a method for more easily creating posters.

Tikz Paths and Decorations

March 17th, 2012

The tikz drawing system can be used to draw basic solid black lines and simple shapes which can reasonably easily be adjusted to allow alternative patterns and decorations. Read the rest of this entry »

A3 pages in LaTeX documents

December 2nd, 2011

The default paper sizes in LaTeX documents tend to be A4 or letter paper. If we want to use other page and paper sizes the geometry package is a handy way to make these changes. Read the rest of this entry »

Tikz absolute positioning

November 20th, 2011

When working with a tikz drawing within LaTeX document we might want to locate an object using an absolute position on the page rather than leaving LaTeX to make the decision for us. Read the rest of this entry »

Tikz Nodes

October 17th, 2011

Nodes are used in tikz to place content in a picture as part of a LaTeX document. Read the rest of this entry »

Tikz Introduction

September 27th, 2011

The pgf drawing package for LaTeX provides facilities for drawing simple of complicated pictures within a LaTeX document. There are many options available within the package and in this post we consider some of the basics to get up and running. Read the rest of this entry »

Scatter plots with images

September 4th, 2011

Edward Tufte has written extensively on the presentation of data covering good and bad practice. He has made a number of suggestions for adaptations of regularly used graph types to assist with the interpretation and understanding of data. Read the rest of this entry »

LaTeX Typesetting – Basic Mathematics

August 1st, 2011

LaTeX is very strong for typesetting mathematical equations. Read the rest of this entry »

LaTeX Typesetting – Tables

January 2nd, 2011

One area of LaTeX that is not always straightforward is producing tabular material. In this post we will look at some of the basics of creating tables in a LaTeX document. Read the rest of this entry »

LaTeX Typesetting – Document Structure

December 10th, 2010

Following on from the initial post about creating a document using LaTeX we need to consider the structure of the document, i.e. headings and page layout. Read the rest of this entry »

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