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Supporting users on

Posted on May 3, 2019 by TeXblog Feed

I’m on a carribbean cruise for three weeks and don’t have so much time as before for answering questions on Especially since I actually do work here, on improving the WiFi onboard the cruise ship. It would be great … Continue reading →

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#FuturePub London returned to a full house!

Posted on April 10, 2019 by Overleaf Feed

It had been a while, but #FuturePub London returned at the end of March!

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Wow—Four million people now use Overleaf!

Posted on March 27, 2019 by Overleaf Feed

4,047,647 to be exact. Well, exact for at least one instant in time 😊 On behalf of the whole Overleaf team, I'd like to say: Thank you. We've always tried to put you—our users—first, aiming to provide the best tool for editing and collaborating on LaTeX documents online whilst simultaneously growing as a business and as a team. These past two years have seen some of the biggest changes—and the biggest advances—as Overleaf and ShareLaTeX joined together to create Overleaf v2. It's not always been the simplest of integrations, but we've done our best to make it a smooth transition and get it all running as one. Whether you're someone just starting out, creating your first LaTeX documents on Overleaf, or someone who's been writing since early days of TeX itself, we're doing our best to make Overleaf easy and convenient to use regardless. We appreciate all the love and support you show us (which is shared internally on our #overleaf-testimonials Slack channel!), and are looking forward to the next four million users...and the learnings that will undoubtably bring! Thanks again—you're all amazing 😊

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Case Study: Why Symplectic use Overleaf for Technical Documentation

Posted on March 25, 2019 by Overleaf Feed

In this Case Study we are delighted to share Symplectic’s success in using Overleaf to produce high quality, up-to-date, technical documentation for their clients.

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Overleaf selected as a finalist in the DigitalAgenda Impact Awards 2019!

Posted on March 8, 2019 by Overleaf Feed

The 3rd Annual DigitalAgenda Impact Awards took place in London on the 7th March 2019, and once again highlighted the latest champions of #TechForGood across the UK. The Digital Agenda Impact Awards celebrate digital innovations that improve people’s lives and the world around us. They are open to any business, government department or non-profit using digital products or services for positive social or environmental benefit. The awards are grouped into three themes (People, Society and Business) across 12 categories, including Health, Diversity, Investment and Education. Overleaf is delighted to be one of three finalists from across the UK selected in the Education category, and one of 36 finalists out of 300 nominees overall who are leading the way in digital transformation in all sectors.

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Join the Overleaf Team!

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Overleaf Feed

Overleaf is growing, and we’d love for you to join us! We have several new positions open for those of you interested in joining the Overleaf team.

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EinfĂŒhrung in ConTeXt

Posted on December 22, 2018 by TeXwelt Feed

Axel Kielhorn hat eine deutschsprachige EinfĂŒhrung in ConTeXt verfasst, wie er heute auf der Vereins-Mailingliste mitteilte. Auf 45 Seiten erklĂ€rt er die wesentlichen Grundlagen, also Gliederung (Kapitel, Abschnitte und feiner) Stichpunkt-Listen, AufzĂ€hlungen, beschreibende Listen Text-Formatierung, Schriften und GrĂ¶ĂŸen Querverweise und … Weiterlesen →

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Netzwerk-Jobs in Hamburg und der ganzen Welt

Posted on November 20, 2018 by TeXblog Feed

Tl;dr: es gibt da ein paar Jobangebote. Nach meinem Mathestudium wollte ich ja erstmal in die Ferne und bin als IT Officer auf ein Kreuzfahrtschiff gestiegen. Leben und Arbeiten in der Besatzung mit der Technik war spannend und die Reisen … Continue reading →

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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 ĂŒber 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 UnterstĂŒtzung 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 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 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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