## Word count of multi-file Latex project

Today I learned a nice trick to get the total word count of a latex project with multiple files: detex *.tex | wc -w detex does a pretty decent job of extracting commands from a latex file, and wc, of course, gets a word count. What surprised me was that detex did the sensible thing […]

## Bigger Tables in Latex

Found this on stackexchange, which I needed to make tables in latex feel a little less cramped. Does not require any special packages to be added: {\renewcommand{\arraystretch}{2}% \begin{tabular}{|l|l|} \hline column 1 & column 2 \ \hline I really would like this less & crammed \ \hline \end{tabular}}

## Source Code in Beamer

While preparing a lecture today, I ran across the necessity of writing source code in a beamer presentation. Some searching brought me to this stackexchange question, that answered my question quite swiftly: you use the “verbatim” environment, but you also need to add the [fragile] option to the frame. Why is that? This blog post […]