Posts Tagged ‘line’

Reading a file line by line in Bash

Posted: 26th July 2015 by Tim in Bash, Linux
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There are a few ways to read a file in bash, each with their own caveats. If you’re looking to read a file line-by-line verbatim, including blank lines, then using a simple while loop should do the trick. For example, the following code will print the contents of a file with line numbers: line_no=0 while […]

Show line numbers in vi or vim

Posted: 7th January 2013 by Tim in Linux, Vim
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If you want line numbers to show up in vi or vim, this can be done by typing the following command from within the program: :set number or, in shorter form: :set nu Doing this from within vi[m] will show the numbers for that session, but they will be gone next time you start up […]

LaTeX has the ability to draw images out of the box. The drawing functionality is pretty basic — lines, circles, boxes and the like — but perfect for most simple diagrams. This tutorial will be split into three sections: configuring the environment, different ways of drawing shapes, and a description of the shapes themselves. Configuring […]

Lines can be drawin in LaTeX using the \line function. This takes an x-slope, y-slope and length like so: \line(x-slope,y-slope){length} To draw a horizontal line (or horizontal rule), set the x-slope to 1 and the y-slope to zero. Depending on the margins which have been set, a length of 450 will draw a line which […]