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Speaker Meeting 2016

Posted on August 29, 2016 by UK-TUG Feed

The Committee are very happy to announce that the 2016 UK-TUG Speaker Meeting will take place on 15th October in the Fletcher Room, Trinity College, Oxford. The day is scheduled to begin at around 10:30 and to run until around 16:00. The UK-TUG AGM will take place as part of the day: see the separate notice. Talks on TeX-related are invited: talk times are flexible. Attendance at the meeting is…

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LaTeX and music

Posted on August 28, 2016 by Clemens' LaTeX Corner Feed

Some of you probably already know that I also play a lot of music. Playing music in my case also requires writing lead sheets similar to the ones in the Real Book (for which I use MuseScore) and similar to ones you find in any other song book. For the…Read More

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Exporting from LyX to MS Word and LibreOffice

Posted on August 28, 2016 by TeX tips Feed

Julien Dutand has written a tutorial about how to export from LyX to MS Word Office XML format (.docx) and LibreOffice OpenDocument (.odt) with bibliography, almost out of the box.

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Adding references from an external file

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Blog on Latex Matters Feed

When writing a scientific paper, one often provides supplementary materials together with the main manuscript. Supplementary materials can be additional figures, tables, or other materials not included in the main manuscript. However, since these materials are usually kept in a different physical file, they can not be referenced in the main manuscript using the standard ... [Read more...]

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AltaCV, yet another LaTeX CV/Résumé class

Posted on August 21, 2016 by Malaysian LaTeX User Group Feed

It all started with this: @overleaf guys watch this amazing CV template https://t.co/BInxwtuECT some ideas to make into Latex? — Leonardo (@Leonduck) August 13, 2016 Leonardo was talking about a résumé of Marissa Mayer that Business Insider put together. I knew I had to do something about it. And so AltaCV was born. This is […]

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Debian/TeX Live 2016.20160819-1

Posted on August 19, 2016 by There and back again Feed

A new - and unplanned - release in quick succession. I have uploaded testing packages to experimental which incorporate tex4ht into the TeX Live packages, but somehow the tex4ht transitional updated slipped into sid, and made many packages uninstallable. Well, so after a bit more testing let's ship the beast to sid, meaning that tex4ht [...]

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TeX on-line documentation

Posted on August 17, 2016 by TeX tips Feed

On PCs, tablets and smart-phones you can easily access TeX manuals and documentation...

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TeXdoc.net erhielt Update

Posted on August 17, 2016 by TeXwelt Feed

Der TeX-Dokumentations-Service TeXdoc.net erhielt ein Update: nun basiert es auf der neuesten Dokumentation, die mit TeX Live 2016 kommt. Bei der Gelegenheit wanderte es auf einen neuen Server. Im Hintergrund läuft das texdoc-Programm von TeX Live. Die Oberfläche läuft mit … Weiterlesen →

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TeXdoc.net updated

Posted on August 17, 2016 by TeXblog Feed

The TeX on-line documentation service TeXdoc.net got an update: it’s now based on the newest documentation coming with TeX Live 2016. At this occasion it moved to a new web server. In the background, TeXdoc.net runs the texdoc application that … Continue reading →

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UMSThesis — LaTeX Document Class for Universiti Malaysia Sabah Theses

Posted on August 8, 2016 by Malaysian LaTeX User Group Feed

New thesis template! I’ve created a LaTeX document class and template, umsthesis (click to download), for Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UPNM), commissioned by Mohd Kamalrulzaman Md Akhir. It’s also available on Bitbucket and Github, as well as on Overleaf.

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Debian/TeX Live 2016.20160805-1

Posted on August 6, 2016 by There and back again Feed

TUG 2016 is over, and I have returned from a wonderful trip to Toronto and Maine. High time to release a new checkout of the TeX Live packages. After that I will probably need some time for another checkout, as there are a lot of plans on the table: upstream created a new collection, which [...]

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Calling for Overleaf Advisors!

Posted on August 4, 2016 by Malaysian LaTeX User Group Feed

Overleaf is a cloud-based collaborative authoring platform using LaTeX, who’ve teamed up with a number of journal publishers and universities. There are now three Overleaf Advisors in Malaysia (as of time of writing on 4 Aug 2016); you can apply if you’re interested, anywhere in the world! Disclaimer: I’m a Community TeXpert at Overleaf; i.e. […]

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Plots mit pgfplots

Posted on July 31, 2016 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Hier ein kleines Beispiel für pgfplots, das ich aus diversen TSX Beiträgen für einen Python Artikel zusammengebaut habe: \documentclass[12pt,english]{standalone} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \pagestyle{empty}   \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ domain=0:9, axis lines = center, xlabel = {$x$}, ylabel = {$y = f(x)$}, height=8cm, width=11cm, grid=major,grid style={dashed, gray!30}, xmin=-1, xmax=10, ymin=-1, ymax=7,xtick={1,2,...,10},ytick={1,2,...,6}]   \addplot[draw=red,domain=0:8]{-0.5*x+4}; \addplot[draw=blue,domain=1:3]{-3*x+9}; \end{axis} \end{tikzpicture} […]

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TUG 2016 – Day 4 – Books, ooh Books (and Boats)

Posted on July 29, 2016 by There and back again Feed

Talks have been finished, and as a special present to he participants, Pavneet has organized an excursion that probably was one of the best I ever had. First we visited the Toronto Reference Library where we were treated to a delicious collection of rare books (not to mention all the other books and architecture), and [...]

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TUG 2016 in Toronto - The discussion

Posted on July 28, 2016 by LaTeX Community News Feed

At 4:15 the TUG meeting started. Jim Hefferon moderated it. He started with a few slides. First, he gave a summery of the TUG bylaws and goals, that are, further summarized, maintaining TeX, supporting TeX users and caring for fine typography. Following that objectives, the TUG sponsors conferences, development of fonts, and specific activities and projects such as CTAN and LuaTeX development.

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