LaTeX is a wonderful system for text processing. English is a beautifully expressive language. However, in reviewing and reading many papers, I often see the same errors, over and over again.
Opinions differ as to how to render ellipses in printed material. According to the Chicago Manual of Styleeach dot should be separated from its neighbor by a non-breaking space. It's also not uncommon to see the three dots set extremely tight.
The latest version is: 1. There are also older versions available, should they be necessary. This program has been written in frustration because some constructs in LaTeX are sometimes non-intuitive, and easy to forget.
The default page size leaves too much white paper for my taste. This package has many other options including a0paper, a1paper, Only use postscript figures in general if you want postscript output from dvips.
This section continues the discussion of the employed biblatex settings started previously. The package biblatex was activated compiling the document using biblatex with the options below requires custom-numeric-comp. In terms of biblatexa "block" is usually but not always identical to the field of the bibliographic entry such as titleauthoryearand etc.
It is particularly strong in typesetting mathematical expressions. Its interpretation of most plain text is consistent with the expectations of an old-fashioned typist. Some differences, however, lead many writers into errors.
When writing a document, there are many stylistic choices that are relatively arbitrary. I collect the arbitrary choices that I've made in the course of my writing here both for my own reference and for my students. Many of these are LaTeX -specific.