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TUG early bird deadline extended to April 30

Posted on March 26, 2020 by TeX Users Group Feed

We have extended the deadline for the TUG early bird membership discount to April 30. Thanks so much to everyone who has already renewed or joined. Two bits of news, while we're here: 1) The first issue of TUGboat for 2020 is well underway, and we will happily accept submissions for a few more days; 2) TeX Live 2020 is in the last days of pretesting before the release, so give it a try if you like. Happy TeXing to all.

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Welcome To Our New Customers: Norwegian Computing Center and United States Naval Observatory Library

Posted on March 26, 2020 by Overleaf Feed

We’re excited to welcome the following new customers! Norwegian Computing Center United States Naval Observatory Library

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Helping you collaborate on Overleaf during the coronavirus pandemic

Posted on March 18, 2020 by Overleaf Feed

In response to the ongoing developments around the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, Overleaf is committed to helping everyone continue to collaborate and work as needed from a remote environment. As a remote team ourselves, we know how important it is to be able to collaborate effectively, and to assist with this we’re providing free upgrades to Overleaf Professional Accounts for the next two months.

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Get your Ducks in a Row this Year with our TikZducks Customizable Calendar & Fun Project

Posted on March 13, 2020 by Overleaf Feed

Even though we’re well into March, it’s never too late to get organized! And what better way to do it than with these super neat customizable calendars for 2020, plus we’ve a fun little TikZducks project for you to play around with, both created by Lian Tze from our support team with a little help from our TikZducks and TikZlings friends.

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March News Update : TeX Live 2019 & Intro to LuaTeX Part 2

Posted on March 10, 2020 by Overleaf Feed

Catch-up on the lastest updates from the our March 2020 news round-up, including: TeX Live 2019 Update Intro to LuaTeX Part 2 Save The Date Popular Resources

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Welcome To Our New Customers: UNINA and Adolphe Merkle Institute

Posted on March 5, 2020 by Overleaf Feed

We’re excited to announce the following new customers! University of Naples Federico II (UNINA) Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg

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TeX Live 2019 Upgrade—January 2020

Posted on January 23, 2020 by Overleaf Feed

Following swiftly on from our upgrade to TeX Live 2018 in September last year, we’re extremely pleased to announce that we’ve now upgraded our LaTeX compile servers to make TeX Live 2019 available. Below you’ll find some notes on important changes in TeX Live 2019 together with some observations based on our own testing. From now on all new projects created will use TeX Live 2019!

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The Future of GayaUKM

Posted on January 22, 2020 by Malaysian LaTeX User Group Feed

I first created GayaUKM, a LaTeX document class and template for authoring theses following the formatting guidelines of University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2013, on a commission by Pusat Pengurusan Siswazah, UKM. With inputs from PPS, faculty and students from UKM, GayaUKM is now at v1.4. Unfortunately, I no longer quite have the time to continue maintaining […]

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January News Update

Posted on January 20, 2020 by Overleaf Feed

Catch-up on the lastest updates from the Overleaf team in our January 2020 news round-up, including: Our relfections on 2019 Thinking of a fresh start for 2020 Download your 2020 LaTeX calendars New Customer Appreciation

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TUG 2020 conference: July 24-26, Rochester, New York

Posted on January 15, 2020 by TeX Users Group Feed

The TUG'20 conference will take place in Rochester, New York, USA, from July 24-26, 2020, with a pre-conference math calligraphy workshop on July 23. The usual concurrent LaTeX workshop, and Mac tips and tricks, will also be offered, on July 24. The conference will be held under the auspices of the Cary Graphic Arts Collection on the campus of the Rochester Institute of Technology. We have posted the registration form and call for presentation proposals and tourist information and hotel reservations at our group rate can be made any time, the earlier the better. Thanks, and hope to see you there!

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Case changing in expl3

Posted on January 15, 2020 by Some TeX Developments Feed

A few years ago I wrote about the work the LaTeX team were doing on providing case changing functions in expl3. Since then, the code has been tested and revised, and very recently has moved to a ‘final’ home within expl3. It therefore seems like a good time to look again at what the challenges are and what tools we’ve provided. It’s worth noting up-front that all of the expl3 functions work with UTF-8 input, and as far as possible case changing (and other text manipulation) follows the Unicode Consortium guidelines. Different kinds of input, different kinds of case changing To understand what functions we’ve provided for case changing, we first have to know what different types of input we might be dealing with. There are broadly two types Text: material that we will want to typeset or similar, and which contains natural language content. This material might also have some formatting, and may be marked up as being in a particular language. Strings: material used in code, for example as identifiers, to construct control sequences or to find files. This material will never have formatting, and should always give the same outcome, irrespective of the language a document is ...

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Welcoming 2020 with our reflections on 2019

Posted on January 2, 2020 by Overleaf Feed

It's time to say goodbye to 2019 and hello to 2020! But before 2019 disappears into the mists of time, we thought it would be nice to reflect back on some personal highlights from the year just gone, as we welcome in the new one. 😊

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Cuti-cuti Malaysia: Customisable State-by-state Holidays Calendar for 2020

Posted on December 25, 2019 by Malaysian LaTeX User Group Feed

Erm… I am sorry that I had neglected this blog to the point that it’s now the annual announcement for the Cuti-cuti Malaysia calendars 😅 But anyway, here it is. You can download the PDF customised for Penang here. Federal public holidays are highlighted in solid shaded pink circles, as in 25–26 January. Public holidays that […]

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LaTeX ebooks for $5

Posted on December 17, 2019 by TeXblog Feed

Also this year, Packt Publishing sells ebooks for just $5 each, during some days. This includes my two LaTeX books: The LaTeX Cookbook More than 90 hands-on recipes to easily cook a variety of LaTeX documents. Gallery of some examples: … Continue reading →

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G21C conference: Grapholinguistics in the 21st Century

Posted on December 15, 2019 by TeX Users Group Feed

A biennial conference bringing together disciplines concerned with grapholinguistics and more generally the study writing systems and their representation in written communication. Submission deadline: January 13, 2020.

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