[Qgis-community-team] switch to pdflatex is over
alexander.bruy at gmail.com
Fri May 14 02:12:45 EDT 2010
Great work, Jean!
What about updating wiki pages describing translation and manual
P.S. Our commutiny will start manual translation to Russian soon. So
I'll have many questions :-)
2010/5/13 MORREALE Jean Roc <jr.morreale at enoreth.net>:
> Le 13/05/2010 21:07, MORREALE Jean Roc a écrit :
>> The switch of the documentation trunk to pdflatex is over, there is
>> some quirks we'll fix asap but most of the manual is correct.
>> Main change is that there is no need to use makefiles anymore, if
>> you're on unix you just have to follow these steps :
>> $ pdflatex user_guide.tex which will ask for the biblio $ bibtex
>> user_guide.aux for the bibliography (which needs to be feed) $
>> pdflatex user_guide.tex to get the final pdf
>> The TeX distribution that has been used is TeXlive 2009 , it works
>> on Windows, MacOS X, linux and comes with a nice GUI called TeXwork.
>> This editor allow to work with the PDF and the source side by side
>> (click on the pdf to modify the corresponding tex part).
>> One improvement would be to make better screen capture, many can't be
>> placed into the tex and have to be put at the end of the section
>> because of their size but they often have a lot a useless space. My
>> advice would be to resize your windows and uncheck useless toolbars
>> when taking a capture
>> With these changes any contributor can obtain an updated manual in
>> 2mn (well if you don't count the texlive's download).
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