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Feb 4, 2021, 10:03:29 PM (8 months ago)
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Thierry Delisle <tdelisle@…>
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  • doc/theses/andrew_beach_MMath/thesis.tex

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    4545% FRONT MATERIAL
    4646%----------------------------------------------------------------------
    47 \input{thesis-frontpgs} 
     47\input{thesis-frontpgs}
    4848
    4949%----------------------------------------------------------------------
     
    6565A \gls{computer} could compute $\pi$ all day long. In fact, subsets of digits
    6666of $\pi$'s decimal approximation would make a good source for psuedo-random
    67 vectors, \gls{rvec} . 
     67vectors, \gls{rvec} .
    6868
    6969%----------------------------------------------------------------------
     
    9696
    9797\begin{itemize}
    98 \item A well-prepared PDF should be 
     98\item A well-prepared PDF should be
    9999  \begin{enumerate}
    100100    \item Of reasonable size, {\it i.e.} photos cropped and compressed.
    101     \item Scalable, to allow enlargment of text and drawings. 
    102   \end{enumerate} 
     101    \item Scalable, to allow enlargment of text and drawings.
     102  \end{enumerate}
    103103\item Photos must be bit maps, and so are not scaleable by definition. TIFF and
    104104BMP are uncompressed formats, while JPEG is compressed. Most photos can be
    105105compressed without losing their illustrative value.
    106 \item Drawings that you make should be scalable vector graphics, \emph{not} 
     106\item Drawings that you make should be scalable vector graphics, \emph{not}
    107107bit maps. Some scalable vector file formats are: EPS, SVG, PNG, WMF. These can
    108 all be converted into PNG or PDF, that pdflatex recognizes. Your drawing 
    109 package probably can export to one of these formats directly. Otherwise, a 
    110 common procedure is to print-to-file through a Postscript printer driver to 
    111 create a PS file, then convert that to EPS (encapsulated PS, which has a 
    112 bounding box to describe its exact size rather than a whole page). 
     108all be converted into PNG or PDF, that pdflatex recognizes. Your drawing
     109package probably can export to one of these formats directly. Otherwise, a
     110common procedure is to print-to-file through a Postscript printer driver to
     111create a PS file, then convert that to EPS (encapsulated PS, which has a
     112bounding box to describe its exact size rather than a whole page).
    113113Programs such as GSView (a Ghostscript GUI) can create both EPS and PDF from
    114114PS files. Appendix~\ref{AppendixA} shows how to generate properly sized Matlab
    115115plots and save them as PDF.
    116116\item It's important to crop your photos and draw your figures to the size that
    117 you want to appear in your thesis. Scaling photos with the 
    118 includegraphics command will cause loss of resolution. And scaling down 
     117you want to appear in your thesis. Scaling photos with the
     118includegraphics command will cause loss of resolution. And scaling down
    119119drawings may cause any text annotations to become too small.
    120120\end{itemize}
    121  
     121
    122122For more information on \LaTeX\, see the uWaterloo Skills for the
    123 Academic Workplace \href{https://uwaterloo.ca/information-systems-technology/services/electronic-thesis-preparation-and-submission-support/ethesis-guide/creating-pdf-version-your-thesis/creating-pdf-files-using-latex/latex-ethesis-and-large-documents}{course notes}. 
     123Academic Workplace \href{https://uwaterloo.ca/information-systems-technology/services/electronic-thesis-preparation-and-submission-support/ethesis-guide/creating-pdf-version-your-thesis/creating-pdf-files-using-latex/latex-ethesis-and-large-documents}{course notes}.
    124124\footnote{
    125125Note that while it is possible to include hyperlinks to external documents,
    126 it is not wise to do so, since anything you can't control may change over time. 
    127 It \emph{would} be appropriate and necessary to provide external links to 
    128 additional resources for a multimedia ``enhanced'' thesis. 
    129 But also note that if the \package{hyperref} package is not included, 
    130 as for the print-optimized option in this thesis template, any \cmmd{href} 
     126it is not wise to do so, since anything you can't control may change over time.
     127It \emph{would} be appropriate and necessary to provide external links to
     128additional resources for a multimedia ``enhanced'' thesis.
     129But also note that if the \package{hyperref} package is not included,
     130as for the print-optimized option in this thesis template, any \cmmd{href}
    131131commands in your logical document are no longer defined.
    132132A work-around employed by this thesis template is to define a dummy
    133 \cmmd{href} command (which does nothing) in the preamble of the document, 
    134 before the \package{hyperref} package is included. 
     133\cmmd{href} command (which does nothing) in the preamble of the document,
     134before the \package{hyperref} package is included.
    135135The dummy definition is then redifined by the
    136136\package{hyperref} package when it is included.
     
    138138
    139139The classic book by Leslie Lamport \cite{lamport.book}, author of \LaTeX , is
    140 worth a look too, and the many available add-on packages are described by 
     140worth a look too, and the many available add-on packages are described by
    141141Goossens \textit{et al} \cite{goossens.book}.
    142142
     
    180180Export Setup button in the figure Property Editor.
    181181
    182 \section{From the Command Line} 
     182\section{From the Command Line}
    183183All figure properties can also be manipulated from the command line. Here's an
    184 example: 
     184example:
    185185\begin{verbatim}
    186186x=[0:0.1:pi];
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