tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post5709299432927805379..comments2013-03-25T14:39:21.587-06:00Comments on The Geomblog: SODA 2012 submission questionSuresh Venkatasubramaniannoreply@blogger.comBlogger18125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-85977176120907171662011-07-18T15:29:06.595-06:002011-07-18T15:29:06.595-06:00To merge pdfs in Preview on a Mac, open the drawer...To merge pdfs in Preview on a Mac, open the drawer, select the pages you want and drag them to where you want them in the other. Then Save As a new file.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-64735714547351064802011-07-15T11:51:17.242-06:002011-07-15T11:51:17.242-06:00Piotr: you can try the version package, part of th...Piotr: you can try the version package, part of the standard distribution, as follow:<br /><br />\usepackage{version}<br />\includeversion{PROOF}<br />%\excludeversion{PROOF}<br /><br />(...)<br />\begin{PROOF}<br />...<br />\end{PROOF}<br /><br />Another package, {versions}, on CTAN, permits the additional instruction \markversion{JEREMY}, which I use for comments, with the insurance that I can make them disapear anytime.jybyhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/14825435867493579983noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-82862829089343626512011-07-14T15:45:25.063-06:002011-07-14T15:45:25.063-06:00Claire, good question. I just kept all lemmas and ...Claire, good question. I just kept all lemmas and only removed the proofs.<br /><br />Does Latex have an option of compiling some parts of the source without including the result in the output ? That would solve the problem...Piotrhttp://people.csail.mit.edu/indyk/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-12437623736845404102011-07-12T13:14:18.730-06:002011-07-12T13:14:18.730-06:00What about numbering?
Imagine the 10-page version ...What about numbering?<br />Imagine the 10-page version has Thm 1, lemma 1, lemma 2, thm 2, lemma 3, and the full version appended to it proved lemma 1 using an auxiliary lemma. Then the numbering shifts:<br />Thm 1, lemma 1, lemma 2 (lemma 1 is 10-page version), thm 2, lemma 3(lemma 2 in 10-page version),...<br />What a headache!Claire Mathieuhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/10957755706440077623noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-11005640373254212612011-07-12T11:34:31.370-06:002011-07-12T11:34:31.370-06:00Jelani, you are a genius.Jelani, you are a genius.Piotrhttp://people.csail.mit.edu/indyk/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-3681011779786611302011-07-10T08:05:54.503-06:002011-07-10T08:05:54.503-06:00@Suresh: to get the "pdfmerge" approach ...@Suresh: to get the "pdfmerge" approach to work, I needed to do the following:<br /><br />\usepackage{pdfpages}<br />\includepdfset{pages=-,noautoscale}<br />...<br />\includepdf{1.pdf}<br /><br />I couldn't find a 'pdfmerge' package, but pdfpages was already installed in my system (cygwin).<br /><br />GrahamHughhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/08767952337717767032noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-36179080683528963592011-07-07T06:28:07.048-06:002011-07-07T06:28:07.048-06:00Here's how I merge several pdfs in1.pdf, in2.p...Here's how I merge several pdfs in1.pdf, in2.pdf, etc. into an output pdf called out.pdf at my shell (gs is ghostscript):<br /><br />gs -q -sPAPERSIZE=letter -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOutputFile=out.pdf in1.pdf in2.pdf in3.pdf ...Jelani Nelsonhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/00216475103758212305noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-88831044871236935532011-07-06T02:10:49.846-06:002011-07-06T02:10:49.846-06:00Thanks for the heads up Suresh.
Jokes about theor...Thanks for the heads up Suresh.<br /><br />Jokes about theorists' pdf skills apart, pdftk (pdf toolkit) can do a lot of manipulations with pdf files, including merging two or more of them into one pdf file.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-31858137420450122332011-07-05T14:51:32.219-06:002011-07-05T14:51:32.219-06:00@Piotr, then pdfmerge is really easy. take two pdf...@Piotr, then pdfmerge is really easy. take two pdfs 1.pdf and 2.pdf, and create a new merge.tex file that contains<br /><br />\includepdf{1.pdf}<br />\includepdf{2.pdf}<br /><br />and run latex on this.<br /><br />I use this for proposal submissions, for example.Sureshhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/15898357513326041822noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-55656240037143495312011-07-05T14:49:44.170-06:002011-07-05T14:49:44.170-06:00@Suresh: cut and paste does not work if you want t...@Suresh: cut and paste does not work if you want to preserve the lemma numbers (you might want to have identical numbers in the extended abstract and in the full version). <br /><br />Perhaps the easiest way to merge two pdf files is to use Acrobat Pro (File->Create ->Combine files).Piotrhttp://people.csail.mit.edu/indyk/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-89131518401476505112011-07-05T12:51:50.057-06:002011-07-05T12:51:50.057-06:00Well it's pretty easy to merge pdfs using the ...Well it's pretty easy to merge pdfs using the pdfmerge latex package. But why even merge ? just cut and paste the text into an appendix.Sureshhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/15898357513326041822noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-81120158939503812672011-07-05T12:49:58.117-06:002011-07-05T12:49:58.117-06:00Now how do you merge two pdfs? I think you are exp...Now how do you merge two pdfs? I think you are expecting too much from theorists ;-)Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-83390370796911203202011-07-05T11:30:07.252-06:002011-07-05T11:30:07.252-06:00@Piotr, this is correct. it's the "whole ...@Piotr, this is correct. it's the "whole paper" aspect that I'm wondering about. My preliminary conversations appear to suggest that my interpretation is indeed what we are expected to do, but I'm hoping to have an update soon.Sureshhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/15898357513326041822noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-79462038828487459222011-07-05T11:28:01.155-06:002011-07-05T11:28:01.155-06:00Suresh, thanks for the post. I would not have noti...Suresh, thanks for the post. I would not have noticed this otherwise.<br /><br />BTW: the requirement that *all proofs* must be included in the submission goes back at least to SODA'11. But the idea of appending the *whole paper* (as opposed to just the proofs) seems new.Piotrhttp://people.csail.mit.edu/indyk/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-74173553692473984262011-07-03T11:24:22.445-06:002011-07-03T11:24:22.445-06:00I don't see what's strange about this. IM...I don't see what's strange about this. IMHO one shouldn't be submitting an extended abstract for a paper that hasn't been written. The process that seems most natural to me is:<br /><br />1) Write the paper.<br />2) If the paper is over 10 pages, trim the paper down to create the extended abstract.<br />3) Submit the extended abstract with the full paper appended.<br /><br />Is there some better way that I've never thought of?Jamiehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/03442656387375377385noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-82843170846060809362011-07-01T17:47:51.435-06:002011-07-01T17:47:51.435-06:00This is getting ridiculous.This is getting ridiculous.Michael Mitzenmacherhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/02161161032642563814noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-18081320939270683252011-07-01T17:17:38.035-06:002011-07-01T17:17:38.035-06:00It might be simpler to ask to submit two files, on...It might be simpler to ask to submit two files, one extended abstract, and one full version, no?jybyhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/14825435867493579983noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-34345883177618525892011-07-01T16:20:43.249-06:002011-07-01T16:20:43.249-06:00Hopefully.Hopefully.Jameshttp://tcsmath.wordpress.com/noreply@blogger.com