Short review of my Toshiba Satellite R630

After looking around I found out that Toshiba is offering a consumer version of the Portege R700 which belongs to the Satellite-Series the R630 (in the US it is the Portege R705). At the beginning I thought that the device looks similar and has similar specifications, but must be different regarding build quality and features. In the end I found out that the differences are quite small related to the physical device!

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Using LaTeX (TeX) for creating documents (strict formatting)

So far I was used to use some kind of office product to write the text and manage the literature directory, preferred a version of StarOffice or later OpenOffice. In 99% of all cases this is very suitable for writing letters and a short text with not to many pictures and drawings. But when text has a specific length, some more pictures/drawing or special directories (e.g. references, index, tables, literature …) is can get very tricky and you have to do a lot of manual workaround. And that is the point where LaTeX/ TeX is jumping in.

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