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Each LaTeX book of Pack Publishing just $10 today

Posted on September 14, 2017 by TeX talk Feed

I just noticed, that today there is a Back to School sale at Packt Publishing:…

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Tip of the Week: Add a Template to the Gallery

Posted on September 14, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Did you know you can create your own LaTeX template in Overleaf?

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Exemples linguistiques avec LaTeX

Posted on September 12, 2017 by Cipanglossia Feed

Exemples numérotés et glosés Les travaux en linguistique sont naturellement illustrés d’exemples. Pour un maximum de clarté, on fait précéder ces exemples d’un numéro permettant de s’y référer et on les présente séparés du texte principal. Il est également d’usage, notamment quand il s’agit d’une langue autre que l’anglais et que la langue dans laquelle le travail est rédigé, de donner une glose interlinéaire morphème par morphème et alignée mot-à-mot. C’est-à-dire que sous chaque mot de la ligne du texte original est alignée une […]

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TeX Tables: How TeX Calculates Spanned Column Widths

Posted on September 8, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Producing tables in TeX or LaTeX can be quite time-consuming, especially for tables that contain entries which span multiple columns—these can often produce quite unexpected results. Using an extensive collection of annotated TeX tables (in SVG format) we explain the calculations that TeX uses to define the width of columns containing spanned entries (e.g., for table headings). By exploring (and explaining) a few key concepts we hope this article helps to make typesetting TeX tables just a little less frustrating and mysterious.

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De Linux Libertine à Libertinus

Posted on September 6, 2017 by Geekographie Maïeulesque Feed

Il y a un certain temps, j’avais publié un fork de la police Linux Libertine corrigeant un bug sur les chiffres elzéviriens en italique gras. Depuis la police Linux Libertine a été officiellement forkée par Khaled Hosny sous le nom de « Libertinus ». L’auteur a corrigé le bug et d’autres. Autant donc utiliser celle-ci.

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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 ( 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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