Bibtex going openout_any = p

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Working with multibib, Bibtex started failing me after a recent reinstallation of texlive on xubuntu. On bibtex <project-path>/src.aux I got:

 bibtex: Not writing to &lt;project-path&gt;/src.blg (openout_any = p).

I couldn't open file name `&lt;project-path&gt;/src.blg' 


Fonts in LaTeX

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In short: To avoid the standard pixel bitmap fonts and go for smooth, scalable post script ones, use one of the following:

\usepackage{palatino} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{bookman} \usepackage{newcent}

or, for standard post script fonts

\usepackage{pslatex} or \usepackage{ae,aecompl} ...READ MORE

Position:Absolute in LaTeX

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In css there is the handy absolute positioning. Today I found out how to do it in LaTeX:

In the preamble


In the document

\begin{textblock}{2}[0,0](8,1.5)     Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet \end{textblock}

The arguments ...READ MORE

ΛαΤεΧ in Greek

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There are various possibilities to include Greek text in your LaTeX document. The three ones I found are these:

  1. $\Gamma\rho\varepsilon\varepsilon\kappa$ gets you Γρεεκ allright, but it looks clumsy and lacks all the accents etc.
  2. betababel