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LaTeX-mark-environments

Posted on September 4, 2017 by Content AND Presentation Feed

Some time ago, I wrote about a simple snippet to compile only the current Beamer frame in AUCTeX. A few days ago, I’ve been asked how to compile two consecutive environments.

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ShareLaTeX and Overleaf Integration Update

Posted on August 31, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Following our exciting announcement in the second half of July, we wanted to give everyone a quick update on where things stand with Overleaf’s integration with ShareLaTeX.

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Mit LaTeX HTML und EPUB erzeugen: EPUB-Erstellung

Posted on August 31, 2017 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series EPUBs mit LaTeXIn Teil 2 dieser Artikelreihe schauen wir uns das Musterdokument mal etwas an: Genutzt wird hier die book-Klasse. Ich habe es schon mit den „deutschen“ Klassen wie scrartcl probiert, aber Fehlermeldungen erhalten Als nächstes kommt die Unterscheidung für pdflatex und xelatex/lualatex gefolgt vom […]

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Spanish-Language LaTeX Course Available

Posted on August 31, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

An introductory LaTeX course in Spanish is now available!

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It's time for the next #FuturePub! London, Sept 25th, near Kings Cross

Posted on August 30, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Quick link: Register here! Monday, September 25, 2017 from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Near Kings Cross, London Free Pizza & Drinks! Four speakers now confirmed! Here's the awesome line-up we have for you so far...

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TUGboat 38:2 published

Posted on August 30, 2017 by TeX Users Group Feed

TUGboat volume 38, number 2 (the TUG@BachoTeX 2017 proceedings) has been mailed to TUG members. It is also available online and from the TUG store. Please consider joining or renewing your TUG membership if you haven't already.

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Mit LaTeX HTML und EPUB erzeugen

Posted on August 26, 2017 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series LWARPMit LWARP (https://www.ctan.org/pkg/lwarp?lang=de) gibt es ein neues Paket für die Umwandlung von LaTeX nach HTML. Die Besonderheit — was ich zumindest noch in keinem anderen Paket gesehen habe — ist die Unterstützung von EPUB. Leider geschieht dies (noch) nicht in dem Sinne, dass das Übersetzen […]

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“Why is LaTeX doing all the APA citations wrong?”

Posted on August 25, 2017 by Malaysian LaTeX User Group Feed

Over the years I get emails asking the above question, especially in thesis templates where the university requires the APA citation and referencing style, which I usually implement with \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} \bibliographystyle{apacite} Alternatively biblatex can also be used: \usepackage[backend=biber,natbib,style=apa]{biblatex} “If LaTeX is so great, why is it making all the APA citations wrong? It should always […]

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A Data-Driven Approach to LaTeX Autocomplete

Posted on August 24, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Writing LaTeX can at times be tedious and painful. At Overleaf we try to minimize that pain and provide a more enjoyable, and overall focused experience allowing you to put content over commands. In this post we begin to learn about what we are doing at Overleaf to help combat this pain by building a smarter autocomplete feature.

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A New Series of Articles: TeX Tokens and Related Concepts—But Why (and How)?

Posted on August 7, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

This introductory article outlines the motivation (and methodology used) for writing a series of articles that attempt to provide clear, and easy-to-follow, explanations of some key TeX concepts—based on direct observation of the inner workings of a TeX engine.

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What is a “TeX token”?

Posted on August 7, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Have you have ever read books or articles about TeX which contain explanations referring to “TeX tokens”? If so, you might be left wondering what, exactly, is a TeX token? This article, the first of a new series, sets out explore and explain TeX tokens by tracing the processing journey from characters in the input file to the actual calculation of tokens—integers which are TeX’s internal representation of characters and control sequences.

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Still TeXing anyway

Posted on August 5, 2017 by TeX talk Feed

Day 2 of the SHA hacker camp. Coffee, breakfast, Internet. For the latter, I pulled…

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Renewing my TUG membership

Posted on August 2, 2017 by TeX talk Feed

Late this year, but I’m happy to have renewed my membership in the TeX Users…

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DANTE Herbsttagung 2017

Posted on August 2, 2017 by TeXwelt Feed

Am Samstag, 23. September 2017, 9 bis 17 Uhr, findet an der Volkshochschule Mönchengladbach die Herbsttagung 2017 des TeX-Anwender-Vereins DANTE und dessen 57. Mitgliederversammlung statt. Es sind alle TeX-Freunde willkommen, insbesondere auch Nicht-Mitglieder. Der Tag wird mit Vorträgen und Kaffeepausen … Weiterlesen →

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LaTeX für Geisteswissenschaftler: Der nächtliche Build-Prozess

Posted on July 30, 2017 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Vor einer Weile haben sich ein paar TeXies zusammengefunden, um gemeinsam ein Skript/Buch zum Thema „LaTeX für Geisteswissenschaftler“ zu schreiben. Das Skript sowie alle Dateien ist auf github verfügbar. Ich schreibe das Kapitel zu git und SVN (aktuell noch auf der TODO-Liste) und kümmere mich um den nächtlichen Build. Ich habe hier einen kleinen Intel […]

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