[texhax] making brackets (linguistics)
uwe.lueck at web.de
Fri Apr 9 10:12:09 CEST 2010
By accident, I have found
(via tug.org/interest.html) -- tutorials for LaTeX for linguists.
especially addresses attribute-value matrices.
HTH -- Uwe.
>Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2010 16:02:19 +0200
>To: Marcia Beach <m.beach at utoronto.ca>, Susan Dittmar <Susan.Dittmar at gmx.de>
>From: Uwe Lück <uwe.lueck at web.de>
>Subject: Re: [texhax] making brackets (linguistics)
>Cc: texhax at tug.org, Paul Isambert <zappathustra at free.fr>
>[strange, failed to send it to texhax yesterday. actually, Paul Isambert
>is a linguist reading this list. "making brackets" even seems not to
>express connection with linguistics! -- Uwe.]
>At 13:46 07.04.10, Marcia Beach wrote:
>>Susan and Uwe: I am referring to the large brackets that embrace lines
>>of text in HPSG. Also I need the "greater than" and "lesser-than"
>>angled brackets that also embrace lines of text. Am trying to see if it
>>can be done in Word 2007, since those are just about all the symbols I
>>need. Perhaps I won't have to download the whole LaTex program if I can
>>figure out a way to do it in Word. Am generally quite non-techy when it
>>comes to these things. Thank you both for your suggestions. Marcia
>So we see what you need on
>(in my view) different kinds of diagrams are in the German version
>(You must not assume that linguists read this mailing list.)
>I don't know if this can be achieved with Word. Even with TeX it is not
>very easy for me right now. There may be special packages for this at
>especially bigdelim or delarray. A special HPSG package may be valuable,
>but I can't find any and ... LingTrees seems to have some HPSG
>functionality (p. 14):
>as well as xyling (p. 19):
>That special "bracket" notation seems to be implemented by avm.sty
>(attribute-value matrices) seemingly belonging to the LingTrees bundle. I
>can't find its original documentation avm-doc, but in searching I found
>this overview by Christina Thiele in a TUGboat from 1995
>maybe someone else finds something more recent like this.
>HTH -- Uwe.
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