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Congratulations Skye! Winner of the Overleaf Award for Most Entertaining Talk :)

Posted on May 12, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

Through a series of happy coincidences, Overleaf was able to support the recent 1st Annual Trent Mathematical Science Research Symposium. Our sponsorship allowed us to offer an award, and 'most entertaining talk' seemed like a worthy prize! We're thus delighted to share the news that the winner of the Overleaf Award for Most Entertaining Talk was Skye Griffith.

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Tip of the Week: Overleaf v2 Autocompile

Posted on May 4, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

This is the first in a series of tips highlighting features available in Overleaf v2. If you'd like to try v2 for yourself, the beta is now open to the public at https://v2.overleaf.com. Autocompile is available in Overleaf v2! This is a new feature for those who have been using ShareLaTeX, and a familiar one for Overleaf users.

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Try out Overleaf v2

Posted on May 2, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

Since Overleaf joined forces with ShareLaTeX last year, our goal has been to create an online editor that outshines both ShareLaTeX and Overleaf. One that is simple to get started with for beginners, has powerful collaboration features for teams, and that seamlessly integrates with the other tools and publishers you work with. We’ve come a long way since we started last July, and there’s still a lot of work to do, but we’re excited to announce that as of this month you can try out the new Overleaf v2 editor!

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Welcome Natalie and Christopher—two new faces join the Overleaf team

Posted on April 10, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

Natalie Jonk and Christopher Hoskin both joined Overleaf in the first week of April 2018, as Community Manager and Senior Software Developer respectively. Overleaf has grown immensely since John and I first started out over five years ago, and today I'm delighted to announce the arrival of two new team members who bring a wealth of experience and expertise in their respective areas.

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Tip of the Week: Overleaf and Reference Managers

Posted on April 9, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

You can use your favorite reference manager with Overleaf. We have direct integrations with Mendeley and Zotero, and you can easily upload a .bib file from other services.

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Mathematisches Modell plotten

Posted on April 7, 2018 by TeXwelt Feed

Bei meinem Vortrag “Grafik mit LaTeX” bei der DANTE-Frühjahrstagung 2018 sagte ich, dass man auch Menschen mit TikZ und pgfplots porträtieren könne. Ich erwähnte, dass ich mit pgfplots vor einiger Zeit ein mathematisches Modell einer Frau geplottet habe. Ein Bild … Weiterlesen →

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The University of Edinburgh provides premium Overleaf accounts to students and faculty

Posted on March 22, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

Overleaf is happy to announce a partnership with The University of Edinburgh to provide all the university’s students, faculty and staff with Overleaf Pro+Teach accounts: delivering innovative scholarly authorship technology via an easy-to-access custom authoring portal:

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Happy Birthday! 5 Years of Docker at Overleaf

Posted on March 21, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

This week is Docker’s 5th birthday, so we thought we’d mark the occasion with a rundown of how we’ve been using this great technology at Overleaf. Overleaf also celebrated its 5th birthday at the start of this year, and we’ve been using Docker since its very early days. Image credit: Docker Inc.

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Guest blog post: LaTeX for the humanities

Posted on March 21, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

In this Guest Post, Lars Christian Jensen of the Department of Design and Communication at the University of Southern Denmark shares his insight and experience of using LaTeX within the humanities and offers some helpful guidance for encouraging colleagues and co-authors to give LaTeX a try. Image credit: Nathalie Schümchen

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Tip of the Week: LanguageTool—a free browser add-on to check your grammar and spelling

Posted on March 20, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

In this tip, Daniel Naber explains how the free LanguageTool browser add-on can be used with Overleaf to check your spelling and grammar.

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LyX 2.3.0 erschienen

Posted on March 17, 2018 by TeXwelt Feed

LyX 2.3.0 ist nun erschienen. Die Vielzahl der Neuerungen und Verbesserungen habe ich hier schonmal ausführlich mitgeteilt: LyX 2.3 Testversion mit neuen Features Daher fass ich mich hier nur kurz. Eine Windows-Version (als binary) wurde noch nicht bereit gestellt, das … Weiterlesen →

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LyX 2.3.0 released

Posted on March 17, 2018 by TeXblog Feed

LyX 2.3.0 has been released. I listed the quite a lot new features already here: LyX 2.3 release candidate with new features So I will be brief. There’s no Windows (binary) version yet, I guess it will come soon. There’s … Continue reading →

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Long time no see

Posted on March 17, 2018 by TeXblog Feed

The blog is not abandoned… I just used to post here recently: TeX talk TeXwelt blog (German) Probably you saw it in the TeXample blog aggregator. Who cares anyway still I enjoy writing and sharing news.  

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Overleaf’s LaTeX tutorial—now available in five languages!

Posted on March 15, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

Did you know that Overleaf has a LaTeX tutorial—with hands-on guidance using examples that you can work through to build-up your LaTeX expertise?

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Tip of the Week: Code Folding

Posted on March 1, 2018 by Overleaf Feed

If you're working on large documents, and want to hide some of your code to make it easier to navigate, you can!

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