[OS X TeX] Recipes
will.adams at frycomm.com
Fri Aug 25 07:39:05 EDT 2006
On Aug 24, 2006, at 6:14 PM, Sameer Agarwal wrote:
> I am not entirely certain if this is the best place to ask this
> question but I think its worth a shot.
Probably TeXhax or comp.text.tex would be better.
> I am looking to typeset my recipe collection, but I dislike almost
> all the various recipe style files I have come across for various
> reasons. The first one has to do with the fact that a lot of
> recipes have parallel steps which a sequential presentation of the
> recipe is not very suitable for. Also many recipes can be stated
> fairly tersely once you know what basic/master technique is being
> used at a particular stage.
> So I am looking for something which allows you to present a recipe
> in a more visually intuitive fashion while still being able to
> capture all the necessary details unique to that dish. One of the
> benefits of such a representation would be the ability to compare
> and contrast different but related dishes.
> The only interesting attempt at something like this that I have
> seen is
> Any ideas?
I think that was discussed once on comp.text.tex --- I remember
seeing it at any rate.
Should be straightforward enough to do, just do grouped/stacked/
nested sets of boxes --- working up a more general macro would be
kind of challenging, but an interesting task.
senior graphic designer
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