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LyX in the cloud

Posted on October 26, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Every tried running LyX on a Blackberry phone? Or iOS? No problem. Scott told us at…

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TeX shapes the landscape

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Computer games and science fiction movies use procedural landscapes. Why not use TeX to generate…

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Easy ball mindmaps

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Since TikZ provides a mindmap library, drawing them is pretty easy: Define your styles Use…

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Calculating IP addresses in TeX

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Just testing this blog, why not writing a post as an exercise. 🙂 In big…

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Comment ma bibliographie a saturé la mémoire de (Xe)LaTeX

Posted on October 23, 2016 by Geekographie Maïeulesque Feed

Cette semaine, compilant ma thèse pour une nouvelle relecture de la bibliographie, j'ai eu la désagréable surprise d'obtenir un message d'erreur libellé ainsi « TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=5000000 ». J'ai passé un certain à trouver la source du bug. Je vous livre ici l'explication, d'une part parce que dans certaines circonstances d'autres que moi pourraient être amenés à obtenir le même bug, et d'autre part parce que l'explication de celui-ci s'avère intéressante pour comprendre les (...) - Bugs et debugs

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Hello!

Posted on October 23, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

This whole web site is just a test page for the original: tex.blogoverflow.com. Currently we speak at…

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TUGboat 37:2 published

Posted on October 22, 2016 by TeX Users Group Feed

TUGboat volume 37, number 2 (the TUG 2016 proceedings) has been mailed to TUG members. It is also available online and from the TUG store. Please consider joining or renewing your TUG membership if you haven't already.

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Speaker Meeting 2016

Posted on October 17, 2016 by UK-TUG Feed

The annual Speaker Meeting and AGM took place on Saturday at Trinity College, Oxford. We had a mix of talks and discussion as well of course the AGM. The talks were recorded and will appear shortly. Morning Session The day began as usual with some informal talk over coffee, giving everyone a chance to catch up or in several cases meet for the first time. We had a good turnout…

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New partnership between the Royal Astronomical Society and Overleaf

Posted on October 11, 2016 by Overleaf Feed

London – Oct 11, 2016: Simplifying submission procedures for Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society - The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), a learned society that encourages and promotes the study of astronomy, solar-system science and closely related branches of science, and a publisher of international research journals, and Overleaf, a collaborative, cloud-based writing and reviewing tool, today announce a new partnership. This partnership will provide an authoring template and simplified submission link for Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS), published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the RAS.

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LaTeX workshop at Nanyang Technological University Singapore

Posted on October 11, 2016 by Overleaf Feed

The NTU Graduate Students' Council, in collaboration with the NTU Society of Young Researchers recently invited Dr. Lim Lian Tze, TeXpert at Overleaf, for a LaTeX workshop in the university campus.

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Overleaf featured in the Times Higher Education Magazine

Posted on October 11, 2016 by Overleaf Feed

Overleaf has been selected by the Times Higher Education Magazine as part of their A-Z of Scholarly Social Media feature! Naturally I took the opportunity to head out of the office this morning to pick up a copy: Fantastic to see @overleaf featured in today's @timeshighered "A-Z of Scholarly Social Media" centrefold! :) pic.twitter.com/nu1YYNz2gS— John Hammersley (@DrHammersley) August 18, 2016

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Fast font changes in AUCTeX

Posted on October 10, 2016 by Content AND Presentation Feed

This is a really simple tip, but it saves a lot of dull work. In AUCTeX, you can mark some text and press C-c C-f C-e to put an \emph around it. Type C-c C-f C-h to see other options, divided into text and math modes. But wait, there’s more!

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Overleaf and ORCID at AAAS

Posted on October 10, 2016 by Overleaf Feed

Thanks to Ashlea Higgs for giving a big shout-out to Overleaf at the ORCID outreach meeting at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington DC last week!

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Guest Post Feature: Peerus, a new tool for automated publication monitoring

Posted on October 7, 2016 by Overleaf Feed

Researchers have to monitor their research field to stay up to date. Being aware of their co-writers and competitors’ work, following any progress, new knowledge and methods is both fundamental and essential in the researcher’s job.   Peerus is a webapp. It is a smart, self-learning tool allowing researchers to speed up and automate their monitoring. Dedicated to researchers, Peerus immediately identifies each user’s past publications and co-authors.

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Overleaf is visiting New Zealand and Australia in October!

Posted on October 7, 2016 by Overleaf Feed

I'm excited to let you know that I'll be travelling to New Zealand and Australia for the month of October! During my travels, I'll be attending and speaking at several events, listed below. It would be great to meet any Overleaf users local to these events, to hear your thoughts and feedback, and to discuss upcoming features and new partnerships.Thanks, and see you soon!John HammersleyCo-Founder & CEO, Overleaf

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