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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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What is a “TeX token”?

Posted on August 7, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Have you have ever read books or articles about TeX which contain explanations referring to “TeX tokens”? If so, you might be left wondering what, exactly, is a TeX token? This article, the first of a new series, sets out explore and explain TeX tokens by tracing the processing journey from characters in the input file to the actual calculation of tokens—integers which are TeX’s internal representation of characters and control sequences.

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Still TeXing anyway

Posted on August 5, 2017 by TeX talk Feed

Day 2 of the SHA hacker camp. Coffee, breakfast, Internet. For the latter, I pulled…

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Renewing my TUG membership

Posted on August 2, 2017 by TeX talk Feed

Late this year, but I’m happy to have renewed my membership in the TeX Users…

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DANTE Herbsttagung 2017

Posted on August 2, 2017 by TeXwelt Feed

Am Samstag, 23. September 2017, 9 bis 17 Uhr, findet an der Volkshochschule Mönchengladbach die Herbsttagung 2017 des TeX-Anwender-Vereins DANTE und dessen 57. Mitgliederversammlung statt. Es sind alle TeX-Freunde willkommen, insbesondere auch Nicht-Mitglieder. Der Tag wird mit Vorträgen und Kaffeepausen … Weiterlesen →

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LaTeX für Geisteswissenschaftler: Der nächtliche Build-Prozess

Posted on July 30, 2017 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Vor einer Weile haben sich ein paar TeXies zusammengefunden, um gemeinsam ein Skript/Buch zum Thema „LaTeX für Geisteswissenschaftler“ zu schreiben. Das Skript sowie alle Dateien ist auf github verfügbar. Ich schreibe das Kapitel zu git und SVN (aktuell noch auf der TODO-Liste) und kümmere mich um den nächtlichen Build. Ich habe hier einen kleinen Intel […]

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Event tip: LaTeX at the SHA hackers camp 2017

Posted on July 29, 2017 by TeX tips Feed

A DANTE / LaTeX team will organize a tent village with workshops at...

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Still hacking anyway – LaTeX and DANTE at the Camp

Posted on July 29, 2017 by TeX talk Feed

Just 5 days to go, then the hacker camp SHA2017 will start. The name stands…

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Still hacking anyway – LaTeX und DANTE im Camp

Posted on July 29, 2017 by TeXwelt Feed

Noch ein paar Tage, dann beginnt das Hacker-Camp SHA2017. Der Name steht für “Still Hacking Anyway”, und das Camp gehört zu einer Serie von Hacker-Camps, die alle 4 Jahre stattfinden. Dieses Jahr treffen wir uns in den Niederlanden: Scoutinglandgoed in … Weiterlesen →

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Job Opening: Automatic LaTeX to JATS XML Conversion Specialist

Posted on July 28, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

We're looking for an expert in automatic LaTeX to JATS XML conversion with LaTeXML.

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Debian/TeX Live 2017.20170724-1

Posted on July 26, 2017 by There and back again Feed

Yesterday I uploaded the first update of the TeX Live packages in Debian after TeX Live 2017 has entered Debian/unstable. The packages should by now have reached most mirrors. Nothing spectacular here besides a lot of updates and new packages. If I have to pick one update it would be the one of algorithm2e, a [...]

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American Society for Microbiology and Overleaf: A Partnership to Enhance the Author Experience

Posted on July 25, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and Overleaf announce a new partnership to expand the ASM author publishing tools to enhance the author experience.

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Moving to a new blog

Posted on July 23, 2017 by Random Determinism Feed

It has been almost three years since I last posted here. I got busy. Both in my personal and professional life. I am now attempting to restart the blog, but not on wordpress. I am moving to a static website … Continue reading →

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TeX-parse-macro

Posted on July 22, 2017 by Content AND Presentation Feed

In one of my earlier posts I promised to show how to prevent AUCTeX from putting braces after a command inserted with TeX-insert-macro.

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Journées LaTeX de Lyon 2017 : supports de présentation

Posted on July 20, 2017 by Geekographie Maïeulesque Feed

Des journées LaTeX « Édition et typographie numériques, épistémologie » se tiennent en ce moment à l’EnsSib. J’y interviens pour deux conférences.

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