Saturday, February 26, 2011

latex warning output

To make latex print an warning at output one can use:
  • \@latex@warning{My message}prints "file.tex:10: My message on input line 10"
  • \@latex@warning@no@line{My message}prints "file.tex:0: My message"

One can define a \todo command to get warnings about uncompleted sections. The following todo command will print a
in the PDF and the warning message passed as a parameter \todo{Finish Thanks section!}

Code for pasting in LaTeX package(.sty file)

\newcommand{\todo}[1][]{\@latex@warning{TODO #1}\fbox{TODO\dots}}

Friday, February 25, 2011

bugfix> remove unwanted spaces in tokenizer package

As notice here \GetTokens inserts unwanted spaces. The bugfix is to use the following code instead of just "\usepackage[trim]{tokenizer}":
    \ifx\SH@trimtokens\SH@true% strip spaces if requested

I will report this bugfix to the developer Sascha Herpers

Thursday, February 10, 2011

get rid of latex badboxes on framed figures

If you include in a LaTeX document a graphics file with a frame
you will get a badbox warning. The solution is to substract twice the size of the frame:
For multicolumn: