My last post was about how to compare two latex-files and create a PDF with changes tracked using latexdiff. I needed to do this in order to resubmit a paper to PLoS ONE that had been accepted with some revisions. In short – the editor wanted to see if I had done the job.
In this post I’ll show how I adjusted the figure annotations on supplementary figures using LaTeX.
I wrote a scientific paper, submitted it to PLoS ONE and got it accepted with some changes. These days I usually edit text or scripts and use git version control to keep track of the changes. The journal, however, requires that changes are tracked in the revised document itself.
Using the uiophd documentclass in a latex file on your home computer:
So Writer2Latex works great, but what is the solution when you want to switch FROM editing text documents in LaTeX TO editing it softwares like MS Word? This sounds like a bad idea, but is often needed in order to collaborate on papers with non-LaTeX users (e.g. to use track changes and all that stuff).
I found this:
How to use latex2rtf inside Ubuntu is described here:
Typesetting my thesis I came across this problem:
I had a large figure (containing many panes) I wanted to print on one page with a caption underneath.
So, it’s finally time to start typesetting my PhD thesis. I decided to go with LaTeX. Main reason: avoid format fuck-ups. The University of Oslo has their own PhD document class. The guidelines can be found here: http://www.mn.uio.no/ifi/tjenester/it/hjelp/latex/uiophd.html
Now, my supervisors are not really familiar with LaTeX, which makes it hard to collaborate on these documents. However, writing documents in LibreOffice Writer and then converting them to tex-files which can be linked together and compiled into one “thesis document” proved quite easy. I just installed Writer2LaTeX. Here is how I got it to work with LibreOffice (in Ubuntu):
sudo apt-get install openoffice.org-java-common
If you’re an Ubuntu user like me – check out Gummi. Real neat for editing LaTeX.