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Spielkarten mit LaTeX

Posted on September 25, 2018 by TeXwelt Feed

Testbericht zum Paket pst-poker.sty Seit 2008 fand man nur ein leicht fehlerhaftes Paket poker.sty des Autors Olaf Encke, der es auf seiner Privathomepage hochgeladen hatte. Nach langer Zeit einmal wieder über das Thema nachgedacht… Nun hat das weltbekannte LaTeX-Urgestein Herbert … Weiterlesen →

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Förderung durch DANTE

Posted on September 15, 2018 by TeXblog Feed

DANTE, der Verein deutschsprachiger TeX-Anwender, fördert weiterhin TeX-Webseiten wie TeX-Internetforen und mehr. Installiert und betreut werden zwei Server von mir. Die finanzielle Unterstützung von DANTE deckt den kompletten Betrieb zweier Server ab, von Hardware-Miete und Gigabit-Internet-Anbindung bis hin zu Backup-Space … Continue reading →

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Unanswered questions

Posted on September 14, 2018 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Today I browsed through unanswered questions on LaTeX.org. Perhaps you got an idea how to…

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August & September 2018—New Institutional Partnerships

Posted on September 12, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

We’re excited to announce the following new institutional partnerships! The University of Queensland Lehigh University University of Waterloo Carnegie Mellon University

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Posted on September 4, 2018 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Today I celebrate my 9000th post on LaTeX.org. I don’t have the patience to wait…

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Overleaf v2—Launch Announcement

Posted on September 3, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

We’re delighted to announce that we will be launching Overleaf v2 on 4th September—marking the release of an updated editor and dashboard for the Overleaf platform.

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Summer Research Program with Professor Iddo Ben-Ari using Overleaf

Posted on August 31, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

Professor Iddo Ben-Ari is an Overleaf Advisor who is based at the University of Connecticut. This year, Iddo decided to run a summer research program with eight students and wanted a platform that enabled them to collaborate and give feedback easily. Being an Overleaf Advisor he benefited from the Overleaf premium account, we also upgraded two graduate students participating in the running of the program to premium during the course of the program. The premium accounts helped organize group work enabled the organisers to share comments with students.

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Top 5 Q&A: Supporting Innovative Writing & Publishing Platforms for Students, Faculty and Staff

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

This Top 5 list was developed through conversations with, and answering questions from, Librarians, IT professionals, and faculty over the past two years as a trusted collaborator and Senior Institutional Account Manager at Overleaf.

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Weiterer CTAN Spiegel-Server

Posted on August 23, 2018 by TeXwelt Feed

Das “Comprehensive TeX Archive Network” (CTAN) ist das Rückgrat der TeX-Welt im Internet. Das Herz ist der einzelne dante.ctan.org-Server, dieser Server und insbesondere der Inhalt wird durch das CTAN-Team betreut. Sie stellen weit mehr als 5000 TeX-Pakete zum Installieren und … Weiterlesen →

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Another CTAN mirror

Posted on August 22, 2018 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

The backbone of the TeX world is the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network (CTAN). The single…

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What happens on StackExchange

Posted on August 12, 2018 by TeXblog Feed

An intensive discussion is going on here: https://tex.meta.stackexchange.com. Let me summarize, what I read: TeX.SE got a new design There was a design discussion before, but no TeX user suggestion has been considered There are a lot of opinion and … Continue reading →

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New Overleaf v2 features! Rich Text and Adding Linked Files

Posted on August 7, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

We have two exciting additions to Overleaf v2 to highlight in this update—Rich Text mode and the ability to add linked files (from other projects, or from external sources)—which were released recently in amongst many other improvements behind-the-scenes!

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latex.net.br

Posted on July 22, 2018 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

I like the idea of local TeX communities, and of TeX support in native language.…

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June 2018—New Institutional Partnerships

Posted on June 29, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

We’re excited to announce the following new institutional partnerships! University of Bristol American University of Beirut University of York The University of Sydney

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Running an Overleaf Workshop: The experience of Rodrigo Smarzaro during Academic Week at Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil

Posted on June 26, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

Overleaf is the perfect solution for anyone running a LaTeX training workshop—no need for any participant to install LaTeX: just bring a portable device equipped with a modern browser. Because Overleaf is a cloud-based LaTeX platform, it minimises support requirements and significantly reduces the organizers' workload—helping the event get off to a flying start. One of our Advisors, Rodrigo Smarzaro, ran a workshop in May at Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil at Academic Week for the Information Systems Undergraduate Course. Here is a link to Rodrigo’s slides (they are in Portuguese). We also asked him a few questions about how it went and what was involved in setting it up.

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