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Tip of the Week: Private Templates

Posted on December 8, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

If you'd like to create a project template for your own use, without publishing it to the gallery, you can!

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Tip of the Week: Creating nested folders on Overleaf

Posted on December 5, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

In this tip we show how to use your browser’s “drag and drop” facility to create a nested folder structure on Overleaf. Using a short video, we take you, step-by-step, through the creation of a set of nested folders designed for a typical book project.

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Integration Update: Link Sharing on ShareLaTeX

Posted on November 28, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Following on from the addition of auto-compilation to ShareLaTeX last month, we are delighted to share some further developments: a new Link Sharing feature for ShareLaTeX.

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Award-winning high school students document their success using Overleaf

Posted on November 28, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

In this article, two award-winning high school research teams—Mechromancers and The Three Musketeeretts—share their amazing success stories and explain how they used Overleaf to document their research projects. Mechromancers team members winning second place at the FIRST World Championship in Houston, Texas. The Three Musketeeretts receiving a $5,000 STEM-In-Action Grant to continue developing their project. Image source/credit: eCybermission 2017 by U.S.Army RDECOM is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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Neues Tool: das TeX Live Cockpit

Posted on November 26, 2017 by TeXwelt Feed

Es gibt ein neues grafisches Tool für Anwender: das TeX Live Cockpit, entwickelt von Norbert Preining. Das Tool basiert auf dem TeX Live Manager aka tlmgr stellt ein alternatives Interface für TeX Live Einstellungen bereit gibt eine handliche Paket-Liste erlaubt … Weiterlesen →

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A new front end: the TeX Live Cockpit

Posted on November 26, 2017 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Norbert Preining announced the release of a new graphic user interface for TeX Live, the…

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Tip of the Week: How to convert typeset PDF pages into raster image formats

Posted on November 22, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Suppose you want to convert one or more pages of your typeset document’s PDF file into an image file format such as PNG or JPEG—for example, to use them in a web page, or to produce graphics with nicely typeset text for sharing on social media. How can you do that? In this week’s tip we provide a video which shows you how to achieve this using a latexmkrc file to run convert, a powerful graphics conversion program.

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Tip of the Week: How to Handle Blank Pages in Templates

Posted on November 20, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

If you've chosen a template from the gallery for your thesis or dissertation, you might be wondering how to get rid of all those blank pages before the front matter and before each chapter.

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Tip of the Week: Displaying Source and Preview on Different Monitors

Posted on November 10, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Did you know you can work on the source code on one monitor and preview your compiled document on another?

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Guest Post Feature: How to Keep Up Momentum during the Revision Process

Posted on November 8, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Founded in 1997, Scribendi is one of the world’s oldest and largest online editing and proofreading companies—providing clients with fast, reliable, and affordable language services. In this post, Sarah Macfadyen, from Scribendi, shares some invaluable advice to help you through the process of revising your article.

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New From Overleaf: A Collection of LibGuides

Posted on November 6, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

In this short blog post we announce a new service from Overleaf—the launch of three LibGuides to further strengthen our partnership with academic libraries and the librarian community. The LibGuides platform is used by librarians to collect, curate and share information of relevance and interest to all sections and members of their user community—via an easy-to-use website.

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Tip of the Week: Try Out Official Publisher Templates

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Did you know that Overleaf has official templates for a number of journals?

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Tip of the Week: Use Regular Expression Syntax in Search

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Did you know you can use regular expression syntax to search in your project?

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Tip of the Week: Project Versioning and History

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Did you know that you can save and restore versions of your Overleaf projects? Pro and Pro+ users can even view the full history of their projects.

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New From Overleaf—The LaTeX Validation Service

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

The Overleaf LaTeX Validation Service is a fully automated LaTeX compilation service delivering consistency and quality control for publishers, providing speed, simplicity and peace of mind for authors. In this post we explain how it can benefit your organization through workflow efficiencies and providing world-class services and support to your authoring community.

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