[OS X TeX] amsmath +/- lingmacros
Roussanka Loukanova
rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Sun May 18 22:47:41 CEST 2008
Hi,
> philex.sty builds on linguex.sty and adds among other things some formatting
> options that makes it suitable for single line equations, even though no
> function for alignment of multiline equations.
Thanks: it seems that philex.sty does quite much of what I need.
But, to have all more engaging, I also need to add AVM matrices (avm.sty)
in some of the lines. I'll have to find some rational combination of
(minimal number of) styles.
Roussanka
>
> Peter
>
> Roussanka Loukanova wrote:
>> Alan, thanks a lot: I didn't know about linguex.sty, up to now. I have
>> tried it and examples look very pretty, with cases and sub-cases,
>> consequently enumerated and indented as the math align environment. They
>> are very intuitive to use.
>>
>> I'll try linguex.sty more extensively for combinations with other
>> environments.
>>
>> Roussanka
>>
>> On Sun, 18 May 2008, Alan Munn wrote:
>>
>> > At 12:06 AM +0200 5/18/08, Roussanka Loukanova wrote:
>> > > Hi again,
>> > >
>> > > Please, accept my apologies for this another yet off-list topic
>> > > question..
>> > >
>> > > I have trouble using amsmath and lingmacros together because
>> > > lingmacros sets its own counter for enumerated displays.
>> > >
>> > > I am typesetting a paper, in which I have math formulas and examples
>> > > of English sentences and need to have all them consecutively
>> > > enumerated.
>> > >
>> > > English sentences get nicely enumerated and left aligned, as is
>> > > customary in linguistics, with lingmacros.sty. But lingmacros.sty uses
>> > > a separate counter from that of amsmath.
>> >
>> > I would recommend using linguex.sty instead of lingmacros.
>> >
>> > To make the counters the same, add the following to your preamble (using
>> > linguex).
>> >
>> > \makeatletter
>> > \let\c at ExNo=\c at equation
>> > \makeatother
>> >
>> > Then you can intersperse equations and example sentences.
>> >
>> > If you want to continue to use lingmacros, you can make the lingmacros
>> > counter use the equation counter in the same way:
>> >
>> > \makeatletter
>> > \let\c at enums=\c at equation
>> > \makeatother
>> >
>> > However, because lingmacros uses a regular list, it indents the number,
>> > and you'd need to mess around
>> > to get the numbers to line up (so that your example numbers are indented
>> > the same distance as your equation numbers.)
>> >
>> > In principle you could do this with:
>> >
>> > \setlength{\leftmargini}{18pt}
>> >
>> > But this will have the effect of making all lists have this indent,
>> > which may not be what you want, if you have other
>> > itemize/enumerate/description lists.
>> >
>> > This is why using linguex would probably be easier.
>> >
>> > Alan
>> >
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