Fancy Page Headers

Fancy headers allow you to customize the header and footer line.

Embedding Control Characters

The following example demonstrates how to use control characters to change characters on the current line:


The following commands provide a sane way from the LaTeX source document to a PDF document.

Check for Perl Module

Sometimes you’ll need to decide on a course of action depending on the presence of a certain module.


Captions should be placed inside a floating environment to ensure that it is printed with the figure when it is moved across pages.

Adding Perl Methods during Runtime

Since perl objects are blessed references, it is not easy to add an instance method which is visible in one single instance.

Tables across Page Breaks

Vanilla tabular environments are not broken at page breaks. They are moved to the next page where they will produce an overfull vbox when exceeding the length of the text area.


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Selecting Pages in PostScript

Prepare a PostScript document for printing doublesided by generating new PostScript documents containing only even or odd pages:

Perl Super-Methods

When writing object oriented code, you will most certainly have stumbled across the problem of calling super method explicitly. That need might arise if you have overwritten such a method in the inheriting class but now need the functionality of the super method: