“Editor notes,” LyX style

Sure enough, you've seen it more than once, specially in translated books: alongside the normal footnotes from the author, you get the footnotes from the editor, with its own numbering scheme and separated from the other. Let's see how to get that "LYX style." First, we need the manyfoot and perpage packages. Now, to the … Continue reading “Editor notes,” LyX style

[LaTeX] Two small tricks to modify the table of contents

The LATEX family is wonderful, we all know it. Except for a small detail: changing the settings for table of contents, table of figures, those things. Fortunately, the default settings for them in all documentclasses are good enough so at worst you only need to tweak them a bit, otherwise, mamma mia! Today we'll see … Continue reading [LaTeX] Two small tricks to modify the table of contents

Anticipating LibreOffice 7.2

If everything goes as planed, LibreOffice 7.2 will be released in the second half of August (2021, future reader, lost in the web). Let's see some things that cough my attention in the development versions. I mean, in addition to the the many performance improvements, capacity to import and export different formats, advancements in the … Continue reading Anticipating LibreOffice 7.2

LibreOffice Math: replace OpenSymbol with a different mathematical font

I've already briefly discussed this topic in section 15.8 of my free book on Writer, but in case you missed it: right now, there is no easy way to change the font used by LibreOffice Math to display symbols (Greek characters, integrals, sums, etc.): Bug 101174 Enable means to change Formula Editor default font from OpenSymbol … Continue reading LibreOffice Math: replace OpenSymbol with a different mathematical font

The ultimate (for now) guide to the openSUSE Leap online system upgrade

DANGER!!! Linux centered article follows!!! The process for an online system upgrade of openSUSE Leap gets better with every version, being simpler and more robust, to the point that even a Linux user with little experience is able to go through it without problems or surprises. There are, though, a couple of things that require … Continue reading The ultimate (for now) guide to the openSUSE Leap online system upgrade