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Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Transpose of data

To take transpose of rectangular data in oocalc
  • Select the rectangular region of interest
  • Press ctrl-c to copy the data
  • Go somewhere where you have sufficient space to paste the transpose. This will be your top-left corner of the new matrix.
  • Enter Ctrl-Shift-V to bring up the Paste Special dialog
  • Select Transpose in the Options field and press OK

tested on oocalc 2.0 on Debian Sid

passed 8th grade again :-)

You Passed 8th Grade Math

Congratulations, you got 10/10 correct!

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

tensor redefined

Thanks to Gas, now I know the latest definition of tensor.

If a person is always tensed up, you call him a tensor.

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

generating tableofcontents with texmacs

To generate table of contents inside TeXmacs
  • Text -> Automatic -> Table of contents
  • Document -> Page -> Type -> Paper
  • Document -> Update -> Table of contents or Document -> Update -> All

repeat the last operation until there is no change in the document.

More information about this can be found at

Monday, October 17, 2005

gcc cvs -> svn

According to gcc is moving their code repositories from cvs to svn. More information can be found at

I think it is time for me to roll up my sleeves and start shifting to svn. I would be very much interested to hear opinions of others regarding this issue.


Saturday, October 15, 2005