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Blog-logic reclaimed

Due to a change in server technology, my weblog has been disturbed profoundly. Quite a few entries placed a long time ago have been redated to december 20, 2007, and…

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Presentations in LATEX (prosper)

There is no real need for PowerPoint® to do your slide-presentations. In LATEX, we use the prosper class (built on the seminar-package). It’ll produce presentations to be viewed in a…

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Microsoft’s Internet problems

Sometimes, people open pages in my web-sites in Windows Internet Explorer which then crashes, after first showing this message: Explorer.exe – Application ErrorThe instruction at “0x0105b1fe” referenced memory at “0x000000000”….

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Saying goodbye to old Macintoshes

Here I am, sitting staring at two broken fruit iMacs (one Strawberry, one Bondy Blue). The Strawberry is the best of the two; I upgraded it with extra memory and…

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Latex beamer class

I was only just getting used to prosper, a LATEX class for producing projections, presentations, when a colleague from the mathematics department, Tammo Jan Dijkema, pointed me to another one:…

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Solved by CSS-compliance (i.e. lack thereof)!

The fourth option Seems like I solved my issues with Internet Explorer. The culprit: some perfectly correct CSS-code (a pseudo-class). p:first-letter { font-size: 2em; font-weight: bold; border: 1px solid #ddd;…

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