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Re: I would like to assist in this project


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On 10/27/2011 07:39 AM, Samuel wrote:
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> ^^^In relation to this queston, though not entirely on the same
> subject - would it be possible to update the guide on the front
> page to include some details on editing the manual once it has been
> downloaded from Launchpad with Bazaar? I ask because, I imagine
> like many other people, I wish to help with this project but have
> little experience with Tex and the guide just seems to stop once it
> reaches that point. A quick guide on how to use Tex specifically
> for this project (or maybe even just a link to a good guide on
> Tex), as well as a guide on how to write for the manual in terms of
> what content needs to be included etc, would be really useful and
> probably help attract a lot more good writers to the project.
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We started working on the guide, but it kind of stalled out. There are
some good documents available concerning the style and tex. I'll have
to look for the links again (or if John or Brian--since I think he's
the one who sent the information to me have them available, that would
be great).

I can say for the most part, you can type normally. If you have
something that you know is going to need formatted, surround it with
{}'s. Then, you can go through what's already there to find out how to
create the tex code.  Typically it'll end up being things like

{\Application Menu\then System\then....} or something similar.

Sorry that I couldn't be more help. I'll look for the information this
evening and tomorrow. If I find it again, I'll forward it on to you
(and the list).

Have a great day:)
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