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cafecortado388322dThis also applies to LibreOffice
netikras2659222dCan't relate... With all the anchors and wraps set correctly nothing gets messed up
@Enbaku Once I got "reasonably good" at LaTeX, I also got better at MS / Libre Office.
The trick with all of it is to separate content and templating, view text and styling as separate.
It's like HTML & CSS: You don't inline your styles. You give elements classes, and apply styles to those classes.
In Word, you should only apply the elements (header, paragraph, etc), and then -- once you're done with the text -- create/apply a template. No double enters, just adjust your paragraph or row spacing. No adjusting color of emphasized words, no adding rows to start a new page or adding spaces to align content. Style should automatically follow from your template, and disabling the template should leave you with a clean, almost plain text document.
For LaTeX, I made a bunch of templates for stuff I use: I have an ebook template optimized for smallish e-ink screens, Laboratory notebooks (mhchem/chemfig), Code/API documentation, etc.
@Enbaku Advantage of LaTeX templating is also that I can easily take a Lab logbook which was optimized for print on A4 (small font, margins/row spacing for notes), and easily convert it into a Kindle ebook (small pages & big font, grayscale-optimized contrasts, tiny margins for better screen space usage)
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