Posted in 2016

Using git-stash without losing staged changes

  • 2016-03-07
  • git

When I learned about git-stash, my productivity with git from the command line went way up. But it wasn’t until recently that I figured out how to properly handle the situation where I had already staged changes but needed to stash everything to do something without .

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How to check out an old version of Chromium OS

You gotta love the combination of open source projects and git. Getting up and running with a project like Chromium OS is pretty straightforward with the guide available on the Chromium Wiki. But what if, for some reason, you’re interested in a version other than the most recent? How do you dig through the combinations of repositories to get it? I recently had to figure this out for a project I’m working on, so I thought I’d pass it along.

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Getting “n-dimensional” to look right in LaTeX

LaTeX has some interesting rules for dashes and hyphenation that are hard to get right in certain scenarios. For example, if you use the term “n-dimensional” and it happens to fall near the end of a line, you’ll end up with something like this:

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