LaTeX Community launched new features and new design

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Exactly 2 years after LaTeX-Community.org has gone online its forum has got a new fresh look and the community site is providing new features for its members and users.

In a short summary:

  • Know How section, intended to contain categorized articles related to LaTeX,
  • News section, providing breaking news about LaTeX on web pages and RSS feed,
  • Comment feature for adding comments and discussion of articles and news,
  • Rating feature for articles.

See the original announcement for more information.

My thanks to Sven Wiegand for developing and maintening this great site. Have a look!

14. January 2009 by stefan
Categories: Events, News, Online Ressources | 1 comment

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  1. *************************************************************************
    We apologise if you receive this Call for Papers more than once
    *************************************************************************

    Call for Papers/Abstracts
    PracTeX Journal: Issue 2010-1
    Issue theme: “LaTeX Academic Work Bench”
    http://www.tug.org/pracjourn/

    Submissions due December 31, 2009 (extended)

    Dear LaTeX and TeX Users,

    Since its first edition in 2005, the PracTeX Journal has presented
    a wide range of articles on the practical use of LaTeX and TeX.
    Among these articles are ones that describe tools and techniques
    that can be used in teaching.

    The PracTeX Journal 2010-1 issue has the theme “LaTeX Academic Work Bench”.

    The goal of this issue is to present ideas on the use of LaTeX tools
    for education, teaching, and classroom purposes. We are looking for
    articles that can discuss the development of the tools, and their use and effectiveness. Actual examples and LaTeX sources are encouraged.

    ** Scope
    The scope of the issue includes, but is not limited to :
    - tools that assist the students/authors in preparing
    graphics, indexes, bibliographies, and other parts of documents;
    - text manipulation tools;
    - tutorials;
    - short videos;
    - free or almost free tools;
    - teaching texts;
    - homework styles;
    - cross-platform tools.

    We encourage you to submit original papers describing your experiences
    using LaTeX and TeX tools in an academic setting, and also papers
    on tool development work in progress or completed.

    ** Submission Guidelines:
    If you would like to submit an article or technical note for
    publication please contact the editors pracjourn@tug.org.
    We will work with you to prepare the article. Also see http://tug.org/pracjourn/submit.html
    for the Journal’s guidelines.

    ** Important Dates:
    Paper submission deadline: December 31, 2009
    Publication date: February 10, 2010

    ** News
    Submissions in any language are acceptable.
    Since its beginning in 2005, the PracTeX Journal has accepted
    papers not only in English but also Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch,
    German, Norwegian, Chinese, Korean, Romanian, and Italian.
    However, please contact the editors in English, and submit
    an English abstract.

    Best Regards,

    Francisco Reinaldo
    Paul Blaga
    2010-1 Issue Editors

    Lance Carnes
    Main Editor

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