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TUG 2020 conference: July 24-26, online via zoom

Posted on May 27, 2020 by TeX Users Group Feed

The TUG'20 conference will take place online via Zoom, from July 24-26, 2020. Registration is free of charge but requested in advance. We have posted the registration form and call for presentation proposals. We also need volunteers in several areas for the conference to be a success. Thanks, and hope to see you there!

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Beamer-Vorlage für (MINT)-Vorlesungen

Posted on May 24, 2020 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Ich habe heute die erste Version einer Beamer-Vorlage für Vorlesungen auf github hochgeladen. Ziel war es, sowohl einzelne Module (Vorlesungen) als auch den kompletten Foliensatz erzeugen zu können. Die Vorlage eignet sich nicht nur für MINT-Veranstaltungen, mein Fokus lag aber auf dem sauberen Einbinden von Quellcodes, was bei geisteswissenschaftlichen Vorlesungen vielleicht nicht der Hauptfokus ist. […]

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Creating tiled background patterns

Posted on May 24, 2020 by Malaysian LaTeX User Group Feed

We’ve covered before how to use the wallpaper package to create a background for your documents using, amongst others, tiled images in a previous post. But at times I really want to create patterns from existing LaTeX font ornaments or TikZ drawings, rather than using an extra image file. The tcolorbox package has a fill tile […]

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goLaTeX forum updated

Posted on May 22, 2020 by TeXblog Feed

Auch auf Deutsch / in German: In April I did a pretty big software update on, and added more features since then. What’s new? For example: The display is automatically adjusted, so it’s much better readable on smart … Continue reading →

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Das Forum ist erneuert

Posted on May 22, 2020 by TeXwelt Feed

Im April hatte ich ein größeres Software-Update auf vorgenommen, und in der Folgezeit weitere Features eingebaut. Was ist neu? Zum Beispiel: Die Darstellung passt sich an Displaygröße an und das Forum ist auf Smartphones erheblich besser lesbar. (Vorher-Nacher-Vergleich) Grafik-Einbindung … Weiterlesen →

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Reproducible research with Overleaf and Gigantum

Posted on May 4, 2020 by Overleaf Feed

This is a guest blog post written by Dean Kleissas, CTO at Gigantum. In this post Dean explains how Gigantum and Overleaf can be integrated using Gigantum’s gigaleaf package to support the creation and exchange of reproducible data science. Quick look: Gigantum’s gigaleaf package automatically updates Overleaf with your latest results, keeping your paper in-sync with your research.

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New Feature: Select your TeX Live Compiler Version

Posted on April 30, 2020 by Overleaf Feed

New feature! You can now select which TeX Live version will be used to compile your Overleaf project. This enables you to work with the latest available versions of LaTeX packages, lets you adjust your projects to run with older versions as required, and helps you submit your work to publishers that use a specific TeX Live version to compile submissions.

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April News Update : WFH2020 Upgrade, Vialab Casestudy and New Webinars

Posted on April 30, 2020 by Overleaf Feed

In the update we talk about: Helping you and your team work from home Case Study: Overleaf Helps Vialab with their Academic Collaboration at Ontario Tech and Beyond New Customer Appreciation New Webinar Program Why I chose LaTeX over the usual Word processing software

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Aufgabenlisten mit dem tasks Paket setzen

Posted on April 27, 2020 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Heute mal ein Beispiel, wie man mit dem tasks Paket Aufgabenlisten setzen kann. Im nächsten Schritt werde ich dann die Listen per Export aus Trello befüllen. \documentclass[12pt,ngerman]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{tasks} \usepackage{fontawesome} \NewTasksEnvironment[label=\faHandORight,label-width=15pt]{todo}[*](1) \NewTasksEnvironment[label=\faHandRockO,label-width=15pt]{progress}[*](1) \NewTasksEnvironment[label=\faThumbsOUp,label-width=15pt]{done}[*](1) \begin{document} \section*{TODO} \begin{todo} * Blumen gießen * Einkaufen gehen * Zeitschriften sortieren \end{todo} \section*{PROGRESSING} \begin{progress} * Keller aufräumen * Bücher […]

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TUGboat 41:1 published

Posted on April 26, 2020 by TeX Users Group Feed

TUGboat volume 41, number 1, a regular issue, has been mailed to TUG members. (Mail delivery will be subject to unknown delays due to the global health situation, but the physical issues are in the pipeline, at least.) It is also available online and from the TUG store. In addition, prior TUGboat issue 40:3, a regular issue, is now publicly available. Please consider joining or renewing your TUG membership if you haven't already, and thanks.

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Monatskalender für LaTeX mit Python erzeugen

Posted on April 26, 2020 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Hier ein Beispiel, wie man mit Python kleine Monatskalender erzeugen kann. Geht auch mit LaTeX allein, ich möchte aber verschiedene Output-Formate (Markdown, HTML, etc.) erzeugen und dabei die komplette Kontrolle über den Code behalten. # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- import calendar import datetime def number_of_weeks(year, month): """ Returns a tupel with the ISO no of […]

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Helping you and your team work from home

Posted on April 23, 2020 by Overleaf Feed

As much of the world continues in lockdown, we wanted to update you all on what we’re doing to help you work from home during the global Coronavirus pandemic. In addition to the free account upgrade we announced last month, we’ve started to host a series of webinars on a range of topics. You can find out more about both of these initiatives in this post.

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Welcome To Our New Customers: USC Viterbi School of Engineering and Epic Sciences Inc

Posted on April 22, 2020 by Overleaf Feed

We’re excited to welcome the following new customers! USC Viterbi School of Engineering Epic Sciences Inc.

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Bug avec polyglossia v1.45 et reledpar

Posted on April 21, 2020 by Geekographie Maïeulesque Feed

La version 1.45 de polyglossia a changé certaines commandes utilisées par reledpar. Par conséquent, celui-ci n'était plus capable de gérer correctement le changement de langue entre les deux textes mis en parallèles. Nous nous sommes aperçu de cela après la sortie de la TeXLive 2020. Par conséquent, les correctifs ne sont pas disponibles dans la TeXLive 2019. Correctifs à appliquer Si vous utiliser la TeXLive 2019, ne mettez pas à jour polyglossia, ou revenez à une version antérieure à la 1.45. Si (...) - (r)(e)led(mac/par)

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Trello-Boards exportieren mit py-trello

Posted on April 19, 2020 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Hier etwas Beispiel-Code, um Trello-Boards zu exportieren. Unten im Code nur nach stdout, Code für LaTeX und HTML/MD werde ich im Github Repository ergänzen. from trello import TrelloClient # pip install py-trello client = TrelloClient( api_key='', token='' ) def list_all_boards(client): """ get list of all boards to determine the ID for further functions """ […]

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