Using Powershell to clean up the animations your LaTeX file

In a previous post, I talked how to animate your Beamer presentations and how to print them as slides and article for the audience. One problem with a presentation with animations is that every element of an animation means one more slide. If you want to give the presentation to the audience so they can write on their slides using their ipad or touch screen notebook, they will complain that only one of the animated slides is complete.

The easiest way to remedy this, replace all overlays, \pause, etc. from your LaTeX file and print it like this. One could … Read the rest “Using Powershell to clean up the animations your LaTeX file”

Scripts for automating commits and updates with Subversion

Version control is good, but there are two possible pitfalls for me:
  1. In the morning, it can happen that I start working without updating my project. If this is a project I worked on, on  another computer the day before, as soon as I want to commit the new changes, I will have to merge all the changes in one file. Not a big issue, but unnessary work.
  2. Before I leave the office, I unfortunately often forget to commit.
I wrote a commit batch file that runs every two hours,  but the problem was that I manually had to
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