[texworks] Call for Help: Proofreading the manual
will.adams at frycomm.com
Fri Mar 4 17:44:09 CET 2011
On Mar 2, 2011, at 3:41 PM, Stefan Löffler wrote:
> Also, if some people could read it and point out typos, wrong grammar,
> etc, I would be very grateful.
Front page --- if it's at all possible, could we use a less ornate font for the line ``“lowering the entry barrier
to the TEX world”'' --- three cap swashes in a row is a bit much, also I don't see a reason for the quotes
Why is the first paragraph after a head indented?
orphan line at bottom of page 3
``Other formats are AMS-TEX, AMS-LATEX,
ConTeXt, and X ETEX, each having specific goals and advantages (and drawbacks).''
- need to differentiate between formats (texinfo, latex, amslatex, context) and tex-variants (luatex, xetex, pdftex).
Probably the best thing would be to introduce both concepts and have a table which shows the intersections --- xelatex, lualatex, &c.
``To extend the format, one loads “packages” which are collections of
macros specific to some aspects of typesetting.''
- must a package address more than one aspect of typesetting? ``aspect'' (singular)
``From its specification in the late 1960s...''
- shouldn't that be 1970s?
footnote 1 ``including only latin characters found in English,''
- capitalize Latin? (throughout)
two word stack ``and and'' in the paragraph after the bulleted list
``TEXworks is a project to create a text editor for use with TEX family of...''
- with _the_ TeX family (missing article)
I'll try to find time to look at more of it later.
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