# Category: scientific writing

## RevTex 4-1 and BibTeX: href errors

If you get errors similar to the following ones: or or output related to problems with \href@split, you should check your .bib file for entries like this In general, they are perfectly valid (although...

## achemso bug: missing Figure

Unfortunately, there is a bug in the current debian package of the achemso package for LaTeX. Every time you use \ref{key}, you will only get "1" instead of "Figure 1" although the latter output...

## libertine using local texmf

Under gentoo, the libertine font package may be installed using the sunrise overlay. If you prefer updating your local texmf by hand, you may obtain errors like these when executing the commands in missfont.log:...

## pgfplots, units and stale labels in groupplots

Today, a colleague of mine came up with this problem Between the two groupplots, there is a additional label [K] which he liked to get rid of. The relevant source part was The command...

## Tutorial: visible (laser) light beams with povray

In order to dive into the world of povray, I chose the above experimental setup which is actually used for measuring the Raman shift. Google quickly came up with a reference source. However, the...

## pgfplots: discontinuities

Although pgfplots supports discontinuities, the method described in the manual is only applicable for the zero crossing and is unable to handle data on both sides of the singularity. As I needed this functionality,...