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Help with LaTeXhi Au101 The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #2 20110729 00:58:59
Re: Help with LaTeXHi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #3 20110729 01:02:01
Re: Help with LaTeXhi bobbym The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #4 20110729 01:03:36
Re: Help with LaTeXYes, so why not keep it in there? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #5 20110729 01:04:58
Re: Help with LaTeXgive me a reason.i mean why not have it here? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #6 20110729 01:10:38
Re: Help with LaTeXThe best reason I can think of is it is redundant. If we already have one what will be diffferent about this one? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #7 20110729 01:18:54
Re: Help with LaTeXok if you think that it shouldn't be here than delete this topic The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #8 20110729 01:27:46
Re: Help with LaTeXLets see if it gets any business. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #9 20110729 01:31:23
Re: Help with LaTeXwhy doubleclick when you can click just once? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #10 20110729 01:32:23
Re: Help with LaTeXand you see in less than an hour this topic has 9 replies The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #11 20110729 01:34:14
Re: Help with LaTeXGood one! It is just you and I! In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #12 20110729 01:38:13
Re: Help with LaTeXdoesn't matter.it will now have 11 repies.it is getting larger by the minute. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #13 20110729 01:41:56
Re: Help with LaTeXHi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #14 20110729 01:42:55
Re: Help with LaTeXso you consider me to be a noone? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #15 20110729 01:48:34
Re: Help with LaTeXNo, an anyone is not a no one. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #16 20110729 01:51:53
Re: Help with LaTeXyes and a large number of members is posting here. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #17 20110730 01:01:35
Re: Help with LaTeXHi guys, I'm sorry that this argument has sprung up unnecessarily, and I feel that I am largely responsible for recommending the creation of a new thread. The reason for this being that my understanding of the 'crash course' thread over in the help forum is that it is a guide for using LaTeX on this forum in order to help users of this forum to make the most of it and make the maths on it nice and clear so that people don't become confused with expressions like 'x + 2^3 + x' and to avoid the necessity for lots of brackets and so that people can input summations and integrals and other such things with greater ease. I hope that I am right in thinking that anonimnystefy is quite interested in TeX's much wider use as a typesetting language for entire documents. Indeed it is frequently used in scientific papers and even in published books and one can use TeX for much the same things that many people use Word, or Pages or any other word processor for. I merely thought that he may be interested in seeing how this can be done and also in practising his LaTeX for this forum, which I think he said that he was having trouble with (I'm sorry anonimnystefy I don't want to speak to you I just wanted to make clear why I gave the advice that I did.) In short I didn't want to clog up the 'crash course' with an advanced manual in LaTeX and since this forum doesn't seem to have any 'private message' function, I thought it might be nice if anonimnystefy could start a dedicated thread. I, too, however was worried that this was somewhat beyond the scope of our maths forum, TeX is a markup language which happens to have some nice maths support, but it's really not what this forum is about. I didn't mean to cause an argument and I see bobbym's wisdom. If you would think it better, bobbym, then I would be happy to help anonimnystefy by email or something. Understandably, however, I did not suggest this at first because I wouldn't wish to hand out my personal email address on a public forum, so if that is to be the case then I shall create a dedicated address for it. #18 20110730 01:24:08
Re: Help with LaTeXHi Au101;
No argument at all. That is the type of discussion that the forum is for. Before bobbym was a moderator, he was a member. The thing I remember most about him was he loved to argue. Used to argue with Ricky ( a moderator ) about Darwinism, Dawkinism, religion, aliens, Einstein, Ben Stein and the principle of expediency. I do not like forums where you can not speak to the moderators. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #19 20110730 01:31:39
Re: Help with LaTeXWell that is a relief to me bobbym, I don't know that I have more knowledge, but I use LaTeX for everything and anything you could possibly want to typeup so I could certainly help with document preparation and also any maths that people are having trouble with, but my main source of concern over in the original post, which was about DEs if I remember correctly, was that anonimnystefy seemed to be having trouble with LaTeX and since he'd expressed interest in LaTeX editors as well I thought I'd offer him a hand with it but I wasn't sure where he was stuck and, well, I didn't wish to divert the DE thread, but if you have any questions or anything you want to know, anonimnystefy, then I'd be happy to help, otherwise I'm heading back to some DEs myself, actually, although these seem to be easier than yours. #20 20110730 02:00:59
Re: Help with LaTeXhi everyone, You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #21 20110730 02:06:20
Re: Help with LaTeXHi Bob; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #22 20110730 02:12:41
Re: Help with LaTeXHi bob bundy #23 20110730 02:16:37
Re: Help with LaTeXSorry, bobbym, I didn't mean to repeat, it's just I took rather longer over my answer than you did But yes, for the purposes of typing maths on this forum, bobbyms methods are absolutely perfect, if you want to do something like www.tondering.dk/claus/sur15.pdf (this is just a paper which I happened to come across which is typeset in LaTeX which I use as an example) then you will need to look into reading the wikibooks manual and getting yourself setup with text editors and LaTeX distributions which is, I think, what will hopefully differ this thread from our little 'crash course' over in the help forum, which is more focussed on how to do maths on this forum. #24 20110730 02:52:08
Re: Help with LaTeXbobbym and Au101 You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei 