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24 hours left: LaTeX books for $5

Posted on January 8, 2017 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Right now, Packt Publishing sells my two LaTeX books for just $5 each. (ebook version:…

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A flying start to the University of Cambridge Overleaf trial

Posted on January 3, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

The trial started on September 22nd, at which point the 434 existing users were automatically upgraded to Pro. Since the launch of the trial, sign-ups have continued to grow, and three months later (December 21st) there are a total of 1,008 users from the University of Cambridge on Overleaf.

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Happy Holidays and a 2016 wrap-up from Overleaf

Posted on January 2, 2017 by Overleaf Feed

Happy Holidays from everyone here at Overleaf! It’s been an incredible 2016 – thanks in large part to all of our super, amazing, fantastic customers! We’re so appreciative of your support! We thought it would be fun to share some of the highlights from our year here at Overleaf… both for the company and our team. We hope you’ll find it interesting and we’d love for you to share your own 2016 highlight! Join the fun and share your favourite #BestofOverleaf 2016 memory. Happy Holidays!!!

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Teilweise Senkung der TUG-Mitgliedsbeiträge in 2017

Posted on January 1, 2017 by TeXwelt Feed

Eine Neuigkeit für 2017: als Schüler, Student oder anders Ermäßigungsberechtigter kann man bereits für 15$ Jahresbeitrag Mitglied bei der TeX Users Group werden. Das betrifft die “elektronische” Mitgliedschaft bei Anmeldung bis Ende März (“early bird”). In dem Fall erhält man … Weiterlesen →

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Becoming a TUG member becomes easier

Posted on January 1, 2017 by TeXblog Feed

Good news for 2017! Students, seniors and TeX friends from countries with modest economies can become TeX Users Group members for an annual rate of just $15 - for an electronic membership, early bird until March 31, 2017. This means full … Continue reading →

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Building snowmen

Posted on December 29, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

It’s winter here, and we are waiting for snow. So we will use TeX instead…

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Currently Packt sells my LaTeX books for $5

Posted on December 24, 2016 by TeXblog Feed

Just to let you know, these days Packt Publishing sells all ebooks (not paper books) for just $5, until beginning of January. This includes my two LaTeX books: The LaTeX Cookbook More than 90 hands-on recipes to easily cook a variety of LaTeX … Continue reading →

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Happy Christmas!

Posted on December 24, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Happy Christmas to everyone! For all, who don’t celebrate christmas, have a great holiday season…

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TikZ people

Posted on November 20, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Why do we make fancy things with TikZ? Because we can. Nils Fleischhacker created tikzpeople,…

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e-TeX and LaTeX

Posted on November 1, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Our fellow moderator Joseph wrote on his blog www.texdev.net, that from the next release on…

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xparse revisited

Posted on October 29, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

At the recent UK-TUG meeting, I spoke about one of the most popular parts of…

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LaTeX diary of a pandemic

Posted on October 27, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Several virulent diseases have broken out simultaneously all over the world – that’s the board…

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LyX in the cloud

Posted on October 26, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Every tried running LyX on a Blackberry phone? Or iOS? No problem. Scott told us at…

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TeX shapes the landscape

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Computer games and science fiction movies use procedural landscapes. Why not use TeX to generate…

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Easy ball mindmaps

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Stack Exchange TeX Blog Feed

Since TikZ provides a mindmap library, drawing them is pretty easy: Define your styles Use…

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