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TUGboat 45:1 published

Posted on May 7, 2024 by TeX Users Group Feed

TUGboat volume 45, number 1, has been mailed to TUG members. It is also available online and from the TUG store. In addition, prior TUGboat issue 44:3 is now publicly available. The next issue will be the TUG'24 proceedings; the deadline for papers to be included there is July 28, 2024. Submissions for the next regular issue are also welcome and encouraged; that deadline is October 4, 2024. Finally, please consider joining or renewing your TUG membership if you haven't already (we'll send this issue immediately), and thanks.

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TUG 2024 conference (July 19-21, Prague): Call for papers extended

Posted on April 15, 2024 by TeX Users Group Feed

The call for papers for TUG'24 has been extended to June 1, as long as there is space in the schedule: cfp info (any TeX- or typography-related topic is welcome. The bursary (financial assistance) deadline is also extended, to May 1: bursary info. Here is the rest of the conference information: TUG'24 conference will take place in Prague, Czechia, from July 19-21, 2024 (Friday-Sunday), with a LaTeX developers' workshop on Thursday July 18. The conference will be held at the Hotel Grandior in the Prague city center, with additional accommodations at two other neighboring hotels. We have posted the registration form and travel and visitor information. Hotel reservations should be made as soon as possible. Thanks, and hope to see you there!

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LaTeX Cookbook zweite Auflage erschienen

Posted on March 28, 2024 by TeXwelt Feed

Die zweite, verbesserte und erweiterte Ausgabe des LaTeX Cookbook ist diesen Monat, März 2024, in englischer Sprache erschienen. Die erste Ausgabe, veröffentlicht in 2015, wurde überarbeitet und die Code-Beispiele wurden aktualisiert, um mit den neuesten Klassen und Paketen von LaTeX … Weiterlesen →

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TUG 2024 conference: July 19-21, Prague, Czechia

Posted on March 7, 2024 by TeX Users Group Feed

The TUG'24 conference will take place in Prague, Czechia, from July 19-21, 2024 (Friday-Sunday), with a LaTeX developers' workshop on Thursday July 18. The conference will be held at the Hotel Grandior in the Prague city center, with additional accommodations at two other neighboring hotels. We have posted the registration form and call for presentation proposals (any TeX- or typography-related topic is welcome) and travel and visitor information. 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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Pre-Print meines neuen TikZ-Artikels, Teil 2

Posted on February 24, 2024 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

In Pre-Print meines neuen TikZ-Artikels hatte ich den Folgeteil versprochen, der ist jetzt auch soweit gediegen, dass ich ihn präsentieren kann. Uwe-TikZ_II (PDF) Uwe-TikZ_II (LaTeX) UweUwe Ziegenhagen likes LaTeX and Python, sometimes even combined. Do you like my content and would like to thank me for it? Consider making a small donation to my local […]

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Pre-Print meines neuen TikZ-Artikels

Posted on February 18, 2024 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Für die DTK habe ich einen neuen Artikel zum Thema TikZ geschrieben, hier das Pre-Print PDF und der LaTeX-Quelltext. Ein Folgeartikel ist bereits in der Entstehung. Uwe-TikZ (PDF) Uwe-TikZ (Quellcode) UweUwe Ziegenhagen likes LaTeX and Python, sometimes even combined. Do you like my content and would like to thank me for it? Consider making a […]

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ADSR Hüllkurve mit TikZ

Posted on January 20, 2024 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Hier die Darstellung einer ADSR Hüllkurve (Quelle: Wikipedia) mit TikZ: \begin{tikzpicture} %\draw[step=0.5cm,lightgray,thin] (0,0) grid (10,7); \draw[very thick, black,->](1,1) -- (9.5,1); \draw[very thick, black,->](1,1) -- (1,6.5); \draw[very thick, green,](3,1) -- (3,6); \draw[very thick, orange,](5,1) -- (5,6); \draw[very thick, black](7,1) -- (7,6); \draw[very thick, magenta](9,1) -- (9,6); \draw[very thick, gray,](1,1) -- (3,5.5) -- (5,4) -- (7,4)--(9,1); % […]

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Das thematicpuzzle Paket

Posted on January 13, 2024 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Es gibt ein neues Paket auf CTAN, thematicpuzzle. Damit gehen dann TikZ-basiert Dinge wie die folgenden (der Anleitung entnommen): UweUwe Ziegenhagen likes LaTeX and Python, sometimes even combined. Do you like my content and would like to thank me for it? Consider making a small donation to my local fablab, the Dingfabrik Köln. Details on […]

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Video meines Vortrags zu „LaTeX-Formulare erstellen mit eforms“

Posted on January 13, 2024 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Unter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMCj_EPDms8 ist jetzt das geschnittene Video meines Vortrags zur „Formularerstellung mit eforms“ online. UweUwe Ziegenhagen likes LaTeX and Python, sometimes even combined. Do you like my content and would like to thank me for it? Consider making a small donation to my local fablab, the Dingfabrik Köln. Details on how to donate can be […]

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Python und LaTeX in einem Lauf kombinieren mit pylualatex

Posted on January 13, 2024 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

Mi dem pylualatex Paket gibt es eine neue Möglichkeit, Python und LaTeX miteinander zu „verheiraten“. Das Besondere an diesem Paket ist, dass es keine zwei Durchläufe benötigt, sondern nur einen einzigen. %!TEX TS-program = Arara % arara: lualatex: {shell: yes} \documentclass{article} \usepackage[executable=python.exe,localimports=false]{pyluatex} \begin{document} \py{2**2**2} \end{document} UweUwe Ziegenhagen likes LaTeX and Python, sometimes even combined. Do […]

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TexLive Mirror setzen

Posted on January 7, 2024 by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed

So setzt man den TeX Live mirror auf einen der zentralen Server: tlmgr option repository http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet UweUwe Ziegenhagen likes LaTeX and Python, sometimes even combined. Do you like my content and would like to thank me for it? Consider making a small donation to my local fablab, the Dingfabrik Köln. Details on how to donate […]

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Replacing TeX control words behind the point

Posted on December 11, 2023 by Content AND Presentation Feed

Two weeks ago, a friend from Polish TeX Users’ Group mailing list asked about an Emacs tool to replace control sequences with their Unicode counterparts. I also have this need from time to time, and I usually go with the TeX input method. He is not satisfied with it, though, because it replaces too much for him – for instance, he doesn’t want a_1 to get translated to a₁. He remembered some utility (written by another Polish TeX user) which replaces a TeX sequence with a Unicode equivalent, but only on demand. Since that one seems to be lost in the depths of time, he was left without a solution.

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TUGboat 44:3 published

Posted on November 26, 2023 by TeX Users Group Feed

TUGboat volume 44, number 3, has been mailed to TUG members. It is also available online and from the TUG store. In addition, prior TUGboat issue 44:2 is now publicly available. Submissions for the next regular issue are also welcome and encouraged; that deadline is March 24, 2024. Finally, please consider joining or renewing your TUG membership if you haven't already (we'll send this issue immediately), and thanks.

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Cuti-cuti Malaysia: Customisable state-by-state holiday calendar for 2024

Posted on November 12, 2023 by Malaysian LaTeX User Group Feed

Annual cuti-cuti Malaysia calendar! This year I’ve made quite a lot of updates to the underlying code for cdcalendar; the documentation has been shaken up quite a bit too. The Cuti-cuti Malaysia 2024 calendar LaTeX files is available as an Overleaf read-only project here. By default, this generates an A4 landscape calendar that highlights national […]

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Why Do We Need to Digitize the Materiality of Pre-Modern Books?

Posted on October 30, 2023 by LaTeX Ninja'ing and the Digital Humanities Feed

Understanding the material aspects of historical books is crucial. Unlike modern books, copies from the same print run of historicalread more Why Do We Need to Digitize the Materiality of Pre-Modern Books?

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