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Productivity with macros and packages

Will Robertson


LaTeX's advantages in productivity, for me, are due to its ability to be customised. The first half of this article discusses small macros written to ease document production, with some examples of how I use macros to save time and effort. Then, I briefly cover a selection of packages that provide a whole heap of functionality that other people have kindly implemented.

Will Robertson is a PhD student in Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering in the University of Adelaide, South Australia. His LaTeX experience came about from being distracted with it while writing various reports and papers on his "real" research, and now he's hooked. Will may be contacted at mailto

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