I started using biblatex, for preparing my thesis manuscript, today. It’s a very neat and flexible package. In addition though, there are a slew of citation styles available . Not only that, there is a natbib  option that can be specified as a parameter right within the preamble. Continue reading “LaTeX Citation and Referencing Using Biblatex Package”
LaTeX/Sweave integration is awesome! Dynamic reporting made easy indeed. Integrating the overall workflow with tikZ functionality right within R is even better as it esures that your plots have a consistent look and feel through out your report.
I have R code embedded within LaTeX files that make use of R plots, and I use Sweave to generate corresponding standalone TeX files. In addition to that though, I also make use of the R tikzDevice package to ensure that the fonts in my R plots are consistent with my LaTeX document. As it turns out, R commands are output at a low level as tikZ commands . Continue reading “R Graphical Representation – Installing tikzDevice Package”
So I finally decided to migrate from LibreOffice Writer to LaTeX. I had previously always argued for using WYSIWYG wordprocessors like LibreOffice and made it quite clearly that I was going to write my entire thesis using a wordprocessor . Continue reading “I Yield! – I am switching from LibreOffice Writer to LaTeX”