Archive for March, 2006

free unicode fonts

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

converters using make-files

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

I sometimes need to convert a lot of files from one format to another. When the task is a one-time task, it’s better to use the “for” loop in shell, but when the task is repeating, it’s better to use a make file. Here is one of such make files.


understanding if LaTeX run is successful

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

I’m using LaTeX in batch scripts, and I need to detect if the result is successful. It seems the best way is to look into the log file. I wonder if an imaginery tool “texloginfo” exists to:


essence of my CS work

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006

Recently I was asked for high-level details of my scientific work. As result, I’ve written a short text, which I like.


XTech 2006 shedule

Thursday, March 16th, 2006

The XTech 2006 shedule is ready. The talk on XSieve is sheduled to the last day, 19 May.


how to make screenshots

Sunday, March 12th, 2006

Screen Captures (pdf)

This document is about making screen captures for technical writers working primarily in a Microsoft Windows environment. The tools targeted include Adobe FrameMaker, Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, along with Techsmith’s SnagIt, Adobe Photoshop, and Ulead’s PhotoImpact 4.2.

Certainly, the thoughts and techniques mentioned herein can be applied to other professions, other operating systems, and other tools.

loading libraries in XSieve

Wednesday, March 8th, 2006

For my XTech paper, I need an example of usage of XSieve in practice. So, I finally have written a code which was in the mind for two months (more on it later, it worths a separate post). As I started to make a redistributable package, I got a problem.