Monthly Archives: March 2009

Converting LaTeX to Microsoft Word with plasTeX and Open Office

Sample of LaTeX document converted to Word First of all, any LaTeX user might ask — why would I want to convert beautiful LaTeX into ugly Microsoft Word? The main reason is collaborators who want to use track changes. I recently sent a draft of a paper to some colleagues it two formats – .pdf […]

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Baingan Bharta

Baingan Bharta One of my favorite Indian dishes is Baingan Bharta, which is an eggplant dish. I decided to finally try to make it at home. After browsing through several recipes, I mostly followed this one from Dil Se. I was actually very surprised to discover that none of the recipes I found had any […]

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On choosing website style

The style options on my website which you may not have noticed A couple years ago, I read an article in A list apart about a style switcher for a website. I thought this was a great idea — let the user choose their favorite style. So I set about implementing it. I have had […]

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Reading iptc captions from jpegs with imagemagick

Rob and Spencer with zebras Once again I found myself needing to use imagemagick to do something, and was overwhelmed by the many options. After much fiddling around, I found out some options that worked for me. In this case, I wanted to extract iptc captions from images, so that I could then insert the […]

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