# Category Archives: LaTeX

Anything related to the LaTeX document preparation system

# TeX Live 2015 on FreeBSD

Revision 392534 of the FreeBSD ports tree added TeX Live 2015. In the process, `print/texlive-infra` was replaced with `print/texlive-tlmgr`.

If you already have TeX Live 2014 installed, e.g. `print/texlive-full`, then `print/texlive-base` conflicts with `print/texlive-texmf` and vice versa. Continue reading TeX Live 2015 on FreeBSD

# \goodlinebreak in TeX and LaTeX

I am in great need of keeping long words set in teletype fonts on the same line of output in both TeX and LaTeX documents. Neither TeX nor LaTeX breaks the line ahead of teletype text when horizontal boxes overflow. The command `\allowbreak` exists in Plain TeX, and maybe it even existed in Basic TeX back in the late ’70s. Sadly that command doesn’t do what I want. Maybe I’m missing something vital. Continue reading \goodlinebreak in TeX and LaTeX

# Referencing IETF RFCs inline in LaTeX

In LaTeX documents without the need for a separate bibliography, these macros might be handy for referencing and creating clickable URLs pointing to IETF RFCs.

```\newcommand{\rfc}[1]{\href{http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc#1}{RFC~#1}}
\newcommand{\prfc}[1]{(\rfc{#1})}
```

# beamer and hyperref on a collision course?

Some of my presentations are written in LaTeX, and more specifically using the beamer document class.

One of the recent versions of the hyperref package (version 2011/04/07 v6.82e) crashes with the beamer document class (development version 3.10), or is it the other way around? Temporary and permanent solutions follows. Continue reading beamer and hyperref on a collision course?