[OS X TeX] Custom LaTeX Formats

Aditya Dushyant Trivedi atrivedi2 at student.gsu.edu
Thu Feb 17 15:01:10 EST 2005

>How can I create custom LaTeX formats?

>Problem: I am working on a beamer document which >makes about 300 slides. I am using about 20 packages. >Having an old computer with minimal RAM does not help. >I have tried using the usual techniques and work with >only a subset of the slides. However, it is still slow. 



Thanks for all the answers. I managed to create the custom format. However, it saves me about 3 seconds only (from an original run of user time 91s to 88s via terminal). I guess I will have to find other means of making LaTeX run faster.


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