# Talk:LaTeX

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## Useful / Interesting LaTeX packages

Seeing as we already have a Frontends section, why not add another section for useful packages such as LaTeX-beamer? Liyang 06:52:26, 19 August 2005 (UTC)

## Archiving

Does anyone object to me setting up automatic archiving for this page using MizaBot? Unless otherwise agreed, I would set it to archive threads that have been inactive for 60 days.--Oneiros (talk) 01:40, 13 December 2009 (UTC)

Done--Oneiros (talk) 16:17, 30 December 2009 (UTC)
I don't see any need for archiving at a page as little used as this one. Tkuvho (talk) 16:19, 10 January 2010 (UTC)
Yeah, but on the other hand, it does not do any harm either. — Emil J. 11:33, 18 January 2010 (UTC)
I object. There are still unaddressed concerns in the archived section. This page is not large enough to warrant automatic archiving. - Andrew Keenan Richardson 07:56, 6 June 2010 (UTC)
The bot will only kick in when there are more than ten threads. Currently there are 4.--Oneiros (talk) 08:51, 6 June 2010 (UTC)

## Braces in example

To the editor who converted \latex{} to \latex in the example: these braces are necessary to stop TeX from ignoring the following space, but aren't necessary before a punctuation mark. For instance:

  I think \latex is the best typesetting system; there's no better typesetting system than \latex.


will come out as

I think LaTeXis the best typesetting system; there's no better typesetting system than LaTeX.

(Note the missing space between "LaTeX" and "is".) I understand your frustration that the syntax highlighting isn't right with the braces there, but this is better than pretty colors and incorrect source! If it's not possible to sort out the highlighting issue, perhaps it would be better to just turn off syntax highlighting for that example. Quietbritishjim (talk) 00:55, 23 June 2010 (UTC)

One workaround is to use an explicit space:
\LaTeX\ is a document preparation system for the \TeX{}

--Karnesky (talk) 03:18, 23 June 2010 (UTC)