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Gallery

A selection of images related to my books or packages or to code I have helped develop. For some great examples of images created using LaTeX, have a look at the TikZ and PGF gallery on texample.net, or for some examples of what can be done with TeX have a look at The TeX showcase.

arara

Paulo Cereda's cool automation tool arara is being upgraded to version 4.0 and with it comes some new localisation! Here are some screenshots. (That's Broad Norfolk, in case you're confused.)

$  arara -L qn test

arara

Hold yew hard, ole partner, I'm gornta hev a look at 'test.tex'
(thass 119 bytes big, that is, and that was last chearnged on
03/14/2015 14:54:52 in case yew dunt remember).

(PDFLaTeX) PDFLaTeX engine .....   THASS A MASTERLY JOB, MY BEWTY
(MakeGlossaries) The Make....... THAT ENT GORN RIGHT, OLE PARTNER

Wuh that took 0.24 seconds but if thass a slight longer than you
expected, dunt yew go mobbing me abowt it cors that ent my fault.
My grandf'ar dint have none of these pearks. He had to use a pen
and a bit o' pearper, but thass bin nice mardling wi' yew. Dew
yew keep a troshin'!

$ arara -L qn -help

arara

arara 4.0
Copyright (c) 2012, Paulo Roberto Massa Cereda
Orl them rights are reserved, ole partner

usage: arara [file [--dry-run] [--log] [--verbose] [--timeout N]
             [--max-loops N] [--language L] | --help | --version]
 -h,--help                 wuh, cor blast me, my bewty, but that'll tell
                           me to dew jist what I'm dewun rite now
 -L,--language <code>      that'll tell me what language to mardle in
 -l,--log                  that'll make a log file wi' orl my know dew
                           suffin go wrong
 -m,--max-loops <number>   wuh, yew dunt want me to run on forever, dew
                           you, so use this to say when you want me to
                           stop
 -n,--dry-run              that'll look like I'm dewun suffin, but I ent
 -t,--timeout <number>     wuh, yew dunt want them system commands to run
                           on forever dew suffin' go wrong, dew you, so
                           use this to set the execution timeout (thass in
                           milliseconds)
 -v,--verbose              thass dew you want ter system commands to hav'
                           a mardle wi'yew an'orl
 -V,--version              dew yew use this dew you want my know abowt
                           this version

glossaries

These are some sample glossary styles created using the glossaries package. All these examples use dummy lorum ipsum text, one of them uses the sample images files provided by the mwe package, which is available on both MiKTeX and TeX Live, and one of them uses the sample bibliography file xampl.bib, which should be readily available in your TeX distribution. Make sure you have an up-to-date version of the glossaries package if you want to try any of these examples.

There are also some samples of each of the predefined styles on a separate page.

The purpose of this section of the gallery is to illustrate various styles that can be created with the glossaries package. If you want to know how to do something not illustrated here or you want to know how to adapt one of these examples, please post your query to an appropriate site such as TeX on StackExchange or The LaTeX Community Forum.

Click on the images below for details of the example.

Brief Descriptions

Image of brief descriptions sample

Long Descriptions

Image of long descriptions sample

Multi-Paragraph Descriptions

Image of multipar descriptions sample

Symbols Glossary

Image of symbols glossary sample

Images in Glossary

Image of images in glossary sample

Hierarchical Entries

Image of hierarchical sample

Homograph Entries

Image of homograph sample

Citations in Glossary

Image of citations in glossary sample

Cross-References

Image of cross-references sample

URLs in Glossary

Image of urls in glossary sample

Abbreviations (No Descriptions)

Image of abbreviations (no description) sample

Abbreviations (With Descriptions)

Image of abbreviations (with description) sample

Abbreviations (With Translations)

See also the glossaries-extra version of this example below.

Image of abbreviations (with translations) sample

Mixed Glossary

Image of mixed glossary sample

Mixed Glossary with Emphasis

Image of mixed glossary with emphasis sample

glossaries-extra

The glossaries-extra package is an extension to the glossaries package. It provides better abbreviation handling.

Initialisms

The dots in the abbreviations in this example are automatically inserted through the use of category attributes. The sentence terminator following commands like \gls can be automatically discarded for those entries.

Image of initialisms sample

Abbreviations With Translations

An alternative to the earlier glossaries.sty example this example uses the more convenient glossaries-extra settings.

Image of abbreviations with translations sample

Mixing Styles

This rather colourful example isn't encouraging garish documents, but is illustrating how you can apply different styles to entries according to their category and category attributes. With just the basic glossaries.sty package, different styles may only be applied per glossary type, whereas in this example all entries are in the same glossary.

Image of mixed styles sample

Adjusting Parenthetical Style

This example adjusts the user parenthetical style so that only the long form is displayed on first use and the short form on subsequent use. Both the long and short form are emphasized.

Image of user parenthetical style sample

Abbreviation Styles

This example demonstrates the predefined abbreviation styles.

Image of abbreviation styles sample

Book Launch Photos

Quack, Quack, Quack. Give My Hat Back!

image of cake
image of cake
image of cake
being cut

The Private Enemy

Image of books arranged on old printing press

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