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Erstellen einer Mitgliederstatsitik als Balkendiagramm

Posted on February 12, 2018 by TikZ.de Feed

BalkendiagrammNeuMitCode.pdf Hier eine Mitgliederstatistik als Vergleich von 2017 A.D. und des Vorjahres; nach der Anzahl der Neurigistrierungen und der Anzahl deren Fragen. Als besondere Herausforderung erwies sich das Erstellen einer zweiten y-Achse auf der rechten Seite, auf der die prozentualen Veränderungen gegenüber dem Vorjahr angezeigt werden sollen. Da pgfplots hierführ scheints keinen Standard hat, muss …

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LaTeX tutorial in the iX Magazine

Posted on January 17, 2018 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

The iX, magazine for professional IT in German language, started a tutorial about LaTeX. The current issue 1/2018 deals…

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LaTeX-Tutorial im iX-Magazin

Posted on January 16, 2018 by TeXwelt Feed

Die iX, Magazin für professionelle IT, wird weiterhin dem Anspruch auf Inhalt für Profis gerecht: im aktuellen Heft 1/2018 startet sie ein Tutorial zu LaTeX. Und dies auf hohem Niveau: Marei Peischl stellt den seit Jahrzehnten etablierte Klassiker LaTeX hier … Weiterlesen →

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Why to join a TeX users group

Posted on January 7, 2018 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

As I wanted to write a post about benefits of joining the TeX Users Group,…

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LyX 2.3 Testversion mit neuen Features

Posted on December 21, 2017 by TeXwelt Feed

(auf Englisch hier im LyX-Forum auf LaTeX.org) Die erste öffentliche Testversion von LyX 2.3 ist verfügbar. Sie sieht vielversprechend aus, mit einer Menge neuer Features. Mit einem neuen Dateiformat, LyX 2.3 unterstützt biblatex nativ funktioniert mit mehreren Bibliographien (mit biblatex, alternativ … Weiterlesen →

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LyX 2.3 release candidate with new features

Posted on December 21, 2017 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

The first public release candidate of LyX 2.3 is available with an amazing amount of…

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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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