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Overleaf v2—Launch Announcement

Posted on August 16, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

We’re delighted to announce that we will be launching Overleaf v2 on 4th September—marking the release of an updated editor and dashboard for the Overleaf platform.

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What happens on StackExchange

Posted on August 12, 2018 by TeXblog Feed

An intensive discussion is going on here: https://tex.meta.stackexchange.com. Let me summarize, what I read: TeX.SE got a new design There was a design discussion before, but no TeX user suggestion has been considered There are a lot of opinion and … Continue reading →

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New Overleaf v2 features! Rich Text and Adding Linked Files

Posted on August 7, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

We have two exciting additions to Overleaf v2 to highlight in this update—Rich Text mode and the ability to add linked files (from other projects, or from external sources)—which were released recently in amongst many other improvements behind-the-scenes!

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Debian/TeX Live 2018.20180724-1

Posted on July 24, 2018 by There and back again Feed

After more than two months finally an update to TeX Live in Debian again. I was a bit distracted by work, private life, travels, and above all the update to texdoc which required a...

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TUG2018: Day three

Posted on July 22, 2018 by Some TeX Developments Feed

The final day of TUG2018 followed the conference banquet, which of course meant that there were a few tired (or missing!) delegates. Before coffee The first talk of the day came from S. K. Venkatesan, focussing on his WeTeX tool, and the link to countability of computing problems. We then moved to Paulo Cereda (on ... Read moreTUG2018: Day three

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latex.net.br

Posted on July 22, 2018 by TeX talk Feed

I like the idea of local TeX communities, and of TeX support in native language.…

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TUG2018: Day Two

Posted on July 21, 2018 by Some TeX Developments Feed

The second day of TUG2018 picked up with a few announcements for those us here at IMPA, before we moved on to the business end. Early morning session Frank Mittelbach started the day’s proceedings, talking about his doc package for literate programming. He explained the background, what works and more importantly what didn’t. The success ... Read moreTUG2018: Day Two

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TUG2018: Day one

Posted on July 20, 2018 by Some TeX Developments Feed

Most of the foreign delegates for TUG2018 met up by last night at the conference hotel, and chats over breakfast continued. Then it was down to the minibus to head to the venue, IMPA. Opening session After a brief introduction from the conference chair, Paulo Ney de Souza, the floor was handed to Roberto Ierusalimschy ... Read moreTUG2018: Day one

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TUG2018 Preview

Posted on July 19, 2018 by Some TeX Developments Feed

The TUG2018 meeting starts tomorrow in Rio de Janerio, Brazil, and the delegates have begun to collect together (many of us are staying at the Everst Rio Hotel). I’ll be trying to write up notes each day to summarise the talks, discussions, etc., but you’ll also be able to watch live. There’s also a chat ... Read moreTUG2018 Preview

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TUG 2018 to be broadcast

Posted on July 17, 2018 by TeX Users Group Feed

The TUG 2018 conference in Rio de Janeiro is planned to be broadcast on youtube. The conference starts Friday morning, Rio time. The conference program is available (and linked from the youtube page). All thanks go to the host venue, IMPA, and the principal organizer, Paulo Ney de Souza, for making this possible. Happy viewing!

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June 2018—New Institutional Partnerships

Posted on June 29, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

We’re excited to announce the following new institutional partnerships! University of Bristol American University of Beirut University of York The University of Sydney

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Running an Overleaf Workshop: The experience of Rodrigo Smazaro during Academic Week at Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil

Posted on June 26, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

Overleaf is the perfect solution for anyone running a LaTeX training workshop—no need for any participant to install LaTeX: just bring a portable device equipped with a modern browser. Because Overleaf is a cloud-based LaTeX platform, it minimises support requirements and significantly reduces the organizers' workload—helping the event get off to a flying start. One of our Advisors, Rodrigo Smazaro, ran a workshop in May at Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil at Academic Week for the Information Systems Undergraduate Course. Here is a link to Rodrigo’s slides (they are in Portuguese). We also asked him a few questions about how it went and what was involved in setting it up.

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Ordner beschriften mit LaTeX

Posted on June 23, 2018 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Hier ein Beispiel, wie man mit LaTeX einfach Ordnerrücken beschriften kann. Es nutzt das Paket ticket.sty, das ich auch schon für Wahlkarten im Verein oder Namensschilder genutzt habe. Hinweise: Beim ersten Kompilieren gibt es eine Fehlermeldung, da die Datei Ordner.tdf noch geschrieben werden muss. Nach Anpassungen innerhalb von filecontents* muss zweimal übersetzt werden. Das erste […]

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Polyglossia français debugué

Posted on June 13, 2018 by Geekographie Maïeulesque Feed

J'avais publié il y a quelques temps deux articles des bugs de polyglossia lorsqu'on utilise le français : un bug sur les espaces autours des signes de ponctuations avec les derniers versions de XeTeX ; un bug sur les espaces dans les guillemets. Bien que résolu depuis longtemps sur le dépôt github, ces bugs n'ont été déposé sur le CTAN qu'en avril 2018. La nouvelle version de polyglossia (1.42.5), qui résoud cela, est livrée avec la TeXLive (...) - Bugs et debugs

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We’ve been nominated for the Digital Top 50 Awards and will be pitching at Tech Open Air in Berlin!

Posted on June 6, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

The Digital Top 50 awards or DT50 were created by Google, McKinsey and Rocket Internet to celebrate the bold and trailblazing work of European entrepreneurs. The yearly awards assess top entrepreneurial talent from five categories: B2B and B2C Start-ups and Scale-ups as well as Tech for Social Impact Companies. We’re excited to announce that Overleaf has been nominated for the B2C scale-up category and one of our co-founders John Hammersley will be pitching the latest on Overleaf, our collaborative writing and publishing platform, at Tech Open Air (TOA) Berlin. TOA is Europe’s leading interdisciplinary technology festival and is where the DT50 winner will be announced the same day as the pitches on 21st June.

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