# [texpoint-users] Tip and suggestions

Andreas Glatz glatz at anl.gov
Fri Aug 18 08:55:49 PDT 2006

>> Setting the text width should not have any effect on equations, unless
>> they are numbered.
> It does have an effect if you use  environment. I'm using this
> environment when I want to write text and equations all in latex.
>
I do not really see how it can have an effect (unless the text width is
less than the equation length). (?)

>> TexPoint uses always a tight bounding box for displays.
>>
> By the way, it would be a nice option if one can set the margins of the
> bounding box. When I use the powerpoint line to frame an equation the box is
> too tight.
>
Yes, this would be an useful option - we will think about it. A (dirty)
workaround is to open the Picture Format dialog for the display and set
negative clipping margins (positive will cut it). These margins do not
survive editing of the display though.

Andreas

> Juan MR Parrondo wrote:
>
>> The tip:
>>
>> I prefer the article style of latex rather than slitex.
>> I've got the best results using the following default latex source:
>>
>> \documentclass{article}\pagestyle{empty}
>> \textwidth 7 cm
>> \begin{document}
>> \noindent
>>
>>
>> \end{document}
>>
>> The parameter textwidth is useful to properly locate the displayed
>> equations.
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> The suggestions:
>>
>> 1.- It would be nice if the mouse scroll wheel would work in the edit
>> window.
>>
>> 2.- I would like the external editor to work only by saving and not
>>
> quitting
>
>> (or may I don't understand how it works?).
>>
>> 3.- A list of changes in each release.
>>
>>
>> Juan MR Parrondo
>>



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