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Making custom loaders expl3-aware

Posted on July 30, 2015 by Some TeX Developments Feed

The expl3 syntax used by the developing programming layer for LaTeX3 is rather different from ‘traditional’ TeX syntax, and therefore needs to be turned on and off using the command pair \ExplSyntaxOn/\ExplSyntaxOff. In package code making use of expl3, the structure \ExplSyntaxOn % Or implicit from \ProvidesExplPackage .... \usepackage{somepackage} .... \ExplSyntaxOff % Or the end ... Read more

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TUG2015 Beyond the formal

Posted on July 24, 2015 by Some TeX Developments Feed

I’ve given a summary of the ‘formal’ business of each session at TUG2015 over the past few days: Day one Day two Day three Of course, there was a lot more to the meeting beyond the talk sessions. Stefan Kottwitz covered some of them in a TeX-sx blog post, including a picture of (most of) ... Read more

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TeX User Group Meeting 2015

Posted on July 23, 2015 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

From 20th to 22nd of July, the TUG 2015 conference took place in Darmstadt, Germany. It was a splendid time, and it was so great to meat you brilliant TeX Stack Exchange friends there! We had awesome presentations, some of the best done by TeX.SE members an excursion to the underground and to the deep […]

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TUG 2015 – Tag 2

Posted on July 23, 2015 by TeXwelt Feed

Ein weiterer Tag der TUG 2015 Konferenz, ein weiterer Bericht. Siehe auch die vorigen Beiträge zu den früheren Tagen. Pavneet Arora begann die erste Vortragsreihe mit einer Präsentation überabout FLUSS, einen Überwachungssystem für den Wasserfluss zur Erkennun möglicher Lecks an … Weiterlesen →

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TUG 2015 - Day 2

Posted on July 23, 2015 by LaTeX Community News Feed

Today is another day of the TUG 2015 meeting. See my earlier posts about the previous days. I will go into details again now.

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TUG2015 Day Three

Posted on July 22, 2015 by Some TeX Developments Feed

The final day of the meeting offered another exciting mix of talks. Morning three Session one: Publishing The day started with Kaveh Barzagan (new TUG President) and Jagath AR from River Valley Technology. They gave us an insight into the serious publishing end of the TeX world. Kaveh showed us the some of the ‘interesting’ ... Read more

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DIY Scuba Diving Log Book

Posted on July 22, 2015 by Blog on Latex Matters Feed

I have been diving quite a bit during the past few months. Like most divers I met, I log my dives in a small booklet, a dive log book. Many dive shops sell their own dive log books, usually at around US$5-10. The motivation for creating my own dive log book is not so much ... [Read more...]

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TUG 2015 – Tag 1

Posted on July 21, 2015 by TeXwelt Feed

Die TUG 2015 hat begonnen. Im Beitrag von gestern schrieb ich schon etwas, insbesondere über Anreise und das erste abendliche Zusammentreffen. Gegen 9 Uhr eröffnete Steve Peter, der aktuelle Vorsitzende der TeX User Group, die Konferenz mit einigen einführenden Worten. … Weiterlesen →

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TUG 2015

Posted on July 21, 2015 by TeXblog Feed

I am currently attending the TUG 2015. I met a lot of great people here. I posted daily reports on LaTeX-Community.org (in English) TeXwelt.de (in German) Maybe I will add some rather personal thoughts here too.

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TUG2015 Day Two

Posted on July 21, 2015 by Some TeX Developments Feed

The second day of the meeting had a morning of talks and then the afternoon for the conference outing to the Messel Pit. Morning two Session one The day started with with a talk from Pavneet Arora telling us about something a bit different: detecting water leaks in property. Pavneet focussed on what most users ... Read more

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TUG 2015 – Anreise und erster Abend

Posted on July 20, 2015 by TeXwelt Feed

Die TUG 2015 conference, das 36. jährliche Treffen der internationalen TeX Users Group, findet derzeit in Darmstadt in Deutschland statt. DANTE e.V. übernimmt einen Teil der Konferenzgebühren, nähmlich 50 Euro pro teilnehmendes Vereinsmitglied. Ich bin sicher, dieses großartige Sponsoring hat … Weiterlesen →

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TUG 2015 - Day 1

Posted on July 20, 2015 by LaTeX Community News Feed

The TUG 2015 started. In my previous post I wrote, what happens, and some details about my arrival yesterday, and the first evening gathering. About 9 am, the president of TUG, Steve Peter, opened the conference with some introduction words. Let's take a look at the presentations.

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TUG 2015 - The day before

Posted on July 20, 2015 by LaTeX Community News Feed

The TUG 2015 conference is currently taking place in Darmstadt, Germany, from 20th to 22nd of July. That's the 36th anual meeting of the international TeX Users Group. DANTE e.V. sponsored the conference fee for its members with 50 Euro for each attendee. I'm sure this great sponsoring helped many TeX friends to come.

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TUG2015 Day One

Posted on July 20, 2015 by Some TeX Developments Feed

Arrival The TUG2015 meeting proper started today, but people started meeting up yesterday. I arrived quite late (and indeed later than I’d expected), but a ‘welcome committee’ of TeX-sx regulars were outside the hotel when I got here! It was nice to finally be able to put some faces to the names. Morning one For ... Read more

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Eledmac est mort, vive reledmac

Posted on July 19, 2015 by Geekographie Maïeulesque Feed

Je l'avais annoncé il y a quelques mois. Je comptais faire un nettoyage de printemps dans eledmac. Voilà qui est fait ! Eledmac a donc cessé de vivre, au profit de reledmac. Vous trouverez tout prochainement la version sur le CTAN, et bientôt vous pourrez l'installer via les gestionnaires de packages de vos distributions préférées. Il vous faudra alors sans doute adapter un peu votre préambule, en changeant quelques noms de commandes, comme décrit dans le fichier décrivant les étapes de migration. (...) - (r)(e)led(mac/par)

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