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The University of Edinburgh provides premium Overleaf accounts to students and faculty

Posted on March 22, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

Overleaf is happy to announce a partnership with The University of Edinburgh to provide all the university’s students, faculty and staff with Overleaf Pro+Teach accounts: delivering innovative scholarly authorship technology via an easy-to-access custom authoring portal:

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Happy Birthday! 5 Years of Docker at Overleaf

Posted on March 21, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

This week is Docker’s 5th birthday, so we thought we’d mark the occasion with a rundown of how we’ve been using this great technology at Overleaf. Overleaf also celebrated its 5th birthday at the start of this year, and we’ve been using Docker since its very early days. Image credit: Docker Inc.

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The recent 10 examples

Posted on March 21, 2018 by TeXample.net weblog Feed

The recent 10 examples

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Guest blog post: LaTeX for the humanities

Posted on March 21, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

In this Guest Post, Lars Christian Jensen of the Department of Design and Communication at the University of Southern Denmark shares his insight and experience of using LaTeX within the humanities and offers some helpful guidance for encouraging colleagues and co-authors to give LaTeX a try. Image credit: Nathalie Schümchen

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Tip of the Week: LanguageTool—a free browser add-on to check your grammar and spelling

Posted on March 20, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

In this tip, Daniel Naber explains how the free LanguageTool browser add-on can be used with Overleaf to check your spelling and grammar.

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LyX 2.3.0 released

Posted on March 17, 2018 by TeXblog Feed

LyX 2.3.0 has been released. I listed the quite a lot new features already here: LyX 2.3 release candidate with new features So I will be brief. There’s no Windows (binary) version yet, I guess it will come soon. There’s … Continue reading →

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Long time no see

Posted on March 17, 2018 by TeXblog Feed

The blog is not abandoned… I just used to post here recently: TeX talk TeXwelt blog (German) Probably you saw it in the TeXample blog aggregator. Who cares anyway still I enjoy writing and sharing news.  

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pdf-annot-print-annotation-functions and Windows newlines

Posted on March 3, 2018 by Content AND Presentation Feed

Some time ago I wrote about how I use Andreas Politz’s excellent pdf-tools to work with annotated pdfs. I still think this is great, but there was one thing that annoyed me a lot. Multiline annotations made on Windows (I guess) displayed with ^M in place of newlines. That is unfortunate, and I sometimes manually changed them to ^J (i.e., newlines). It dawned upon me, however, that being a programmer, I should be able to do something better about it.

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Tip of the Week: Code Folding

Posted on March 1, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

If you're working on large documents, and want to hide some of your code to make it easier to navigate, you can!

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Making animations in R for LaTeX

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Blog on Latex Matters Feed

The R package animation has a function saveLatex() which creates a tex document (and compiles it) with the animation created by your R code. It essentially produces the individual image files and a tex file that uses the LaTeX package animate to create the animation in the pdf. Here is an example of an R ... [Read more...]

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Tip of the Week: Speed up compile time

Posted on February 16, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

If your project is taking a long time to compile, or reaching compile timeout limits, here are some suggestions to speed things up.

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Slides and videos from the recent celebration of Don Knuth’s 80th birthday

Posted on February 15, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

Donald Knuth’s 80th birthday on January 10, 2018 was celebrated by two events in Piteå, Sweden: the scientific symposium "Knuth80: Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Information" in honour of Don’s career-long efforts, followed by the world premiere of Fantasia Apocalyptica, a multimedia work for pipe organ and video written by Don himself.

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UNSW provides Overleaf accounts to students and faculty

Posted on February 13, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

Overleaf is happy to announce that The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) and Overleaf have partnered to provide all UNSW students, faculty and staff with Overleaf Pro+Teach accounts. The UNSW Library is providing the UNSW community with innovative scholarly authorship technology via premium Overleaf accounts and a custom UNSW authoring portal on Overleaf:

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A New Tool for Authors – the IEEE LaTeX Analyzer, powered by Overleaf

Posted on February 8, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

London, UK—February 8, 2018: A new tool for authors – the IEEE LaTeX Analyzer, powered by Overleaf – helps speed up the publishing process by allowing authors to upload articles and validate their article’s LaTeX files prior to submission to the IEEE.

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New (and older) articles uploaded

Posted on January 29, 2018 by LaTeX Project Feed

New (and older) articles uploaded We have added a number of links to new (and a few older) articles on different topics on the Publications page. These are: A General LuaTeX Framework for Globally Optimized Pagination This article is an extended version (37 pages) of the 2016 ACM article “A General Framework for Globally Optimized Pagination”, providing a lot more details and additional research results. It was submitted to the Computational Intelligence Journal (Wiley) in 2017 and accepted January 2018. New rules for reporting bugs in the LaTeX core software (TUGboat 2018) Exploring \romannumeral and expansion (TUGboat 2016) Automating LaTeX(3) testting (TUGboat 2015) Joseph’s Adventures in Unicodeland (TUGboat 2015) Through the \parshape, and what Joseph found there (TUGboat 2015) Recollections of a spurious space catcher (TUGboat 2015) The xtemplate package: An example (TUGboat 2012) An external perspective on our ideas for a designer interface by Clemens Niederberger. An exploration of the Latin Modern fonts (TUGboat 2007) Page design in LaTeX3 (TUGboat 2006) Everything we want to know about Font Resources (TUGboat 2006) Enjoy - Frank

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