Community

This page aggregates blog entries by people who are writing about TeX and related topics.

Guest blog post: LaTeX for the humanities

Posted on March 21, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

In this Guest Post, Lars Christian Jensen of the Department of Design and Communication at the University of Southern Denmark shares his insight and experience of using LaTeX within the humanities and offers some helpful guidance for encouraging colleagues and co-authors to give LaTeX a try. Image credit: Nathalie Schümchen

Read this post in context »

Tip of the Week: LanguageTool—a free browser add-on to check your grammar and spelling

Posted on March 20, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

In this tip, Daniel Naber explains how the free LanguageTool browser add-on can be used with Overleaf to check your spelling and grammar.

Read this post in context »

LyX 2.3.0 erschienen

Posted on March 17, 2018 by TeXwelt Feed

LyX 2.3.0 ist nun erschienen. Die Vielzahl der Neuerungen und Verbesserungen habe ich hier schonmal ausführlich mitgeteilt: LyX 2.3 Testversion mit neuen Features Daher fass ich mich hier nur kurz. Eine Windows-Version (als binary) wurde noch nicht bereit gestellt, das … Weiterlesen →

Read this post in context »

LyX 2.3.0 released

Posted on March 17, 2018 by TeXblog Feed

LyX 2.3.0 has been released. I listed the quite a lot new features already here: LyX 2.3 release candidate with new features So I will be brief. There’s no Windows (binary) version yet, I guess it will come soon. There’s … Continue reading →

Read this post in context »

Long time no see

Posted on March 17, 2018 by TeXblog Feed

The blog is not abandoned… I just used to post here recently: TeX talk TeXwelt blog (German) Probably you saw it in the TeXample blog aggregator. Who cares anyway still I enjoy writing and sharing news.  

Read this post in context »

TeX Live 2018 (pretest) hits Debian/experimental

Posted on March 16, 2018 by There and back again Feed

TeX Live 2017 has been frozen and we have entered into the preparation phase for the release of TeX Live 2018. Time to update also the Debian packages to the current status. The other...

Read this post in context »

TeX Live 2018 pretest started

Posted on March 6, 2018 by There and back again Feed

Preparations for the release of TeX Live 2018 have started a few days ago with the freeze of updates in TeX Live 2017 and the announcement of the official start of the pretest period....

Read this post in context »

Debian/TeX Live 2017.20180305-1

Posted on March 5, 2018 by There and back again Feed

TeX Live 2017 has received its final update just the other day and we are moving forward to start the period of testing leading up to the release of TeX Live 2018. Thus, this...

Read this post in context »

pdf-annot-print-annotation-functions and Windows newlines

Posted on March 3, 2018 by Content AND Presentation Feed

Some time ago I wrote about how I use Andreas Politz’s excellent pdf-tools to work with annotated pdfs. I still think this is great, but there was one thing that annoyed me a lot. Multiline annotations made on Windows (I guess) displayed with ^M in place of newlines. That is unfortunate, and I sometimes manually changed them to ^J (i.e., newlines). It dawned upon me, however, that being a programmer, I should be able to do something better about it.

Read this post in context »

Tip of the Week: Code Folding

Posted on March 1, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

If you're working on large documents, and want to hide some of your code to make it easier to navigate, you can!

Read this post in context »

Debian updates: CafeOBJ, Calibre, Html5-parser, LaTeXML, TeX Live

Posted on February 26, 2018 by There and back again Feed

The last few days have seen a somehow quite unusual frenzy of uploads to Debian from my side. Mostly due to the fact that while doing my tax declaration (btw, a huge pain here...

Read this post in context »

Making animations in R for LaTeX

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Blog on Latex Matters Feed

The R package animation has a function saveLatex() which creates a tex document (and compiles it) with the animation created by your R code. It essentially produces the individual image files and a tex file that uses the LaTeX package animate to create the animation in the pdf. Here is an example of an R ... [Read more...]

Read this post in context »

Disappointing visitors

Posted on February 26, 2018 by There and back again Feed

I recently realized that one of my blog post on Writing Japanese in LaTeX gets a disproportionate number of visitors. It turned out that most of them are not really interested in LaTeX, but...

Read this post in context »

Debian/TeX Live 2017.20180225-1

Posted on February 25, 2018 by There and back again Feed

To my big surprise, the big rework didn’t create any havoc at all, not one bug report regarding the change. That is good. OTOH, I took some time off due to various surprising (and...

Read this post in context »

Tip of the Week: Speed up compile time

Posted on February 16, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

If your project is taking a long time to compile, or reaching compile timeout limits, here are some suggestions to speed things up.

Read this post in context »

Earlier posts