Wednesday, April 7, 2010

A mystery solved

For a few months I had been wondering why so many scientific and mathematical academic papers were formatted the same way. It's because LaTeX is the industry standard. What I thought was Century, available in Microsoft products, is actually Computer Modern.

1 comment:

Nicole said...

Ah, yes. A young scientist's introduction to LaTeX is always memorable, and usually frustrating. But you come to like it, then prefer it, then completely forget how to use WYSIWYG editors like Word...