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Who want’s to have a TeX or LaTeX book of choice?

After a contest on ended without contributions, because probably most of us have the prize, the LaTeX Companion, already in the shelf, there’s a new idea. It’s for our very active German speaking TeX community. Which book would you … Continue reading

05. December 2013 by stefan
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Article contest – win the LaTeX Companion – 10 days left

On there’s currently a contest: users, who post an article on the web site have the chance to win the LaTeX Companion ebook. A free download code was provided by the author Frank Mittelbach. The ebook version is available … Continue reading

31. October 2013 by stefan
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TUG 2012 Reports and LaTeX3 News

David Latchman has posted daily reports from the TeX User Group conference 2012 in Boston: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Very nice to read what happened at the meeting, who talked and about what. Thanks, David! Furthermore, a new … Continue reading

02. August 2012 by stefan
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Thanks to our sysadmins! Especially to who maintains a TeX installation.

Today is Sysadmin day. That’s a nice opportunity to thank your sysadmin, if you have one, who may have installed your computer hardware and software, maintains servers of your company, hosts your homepage, blog, or websites you use, takes care … Continue reading

27. July 2012 by stefan
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LaTeX and Graphics – Contest contributions

On, 10 authors have sent contributions to the “LaTeX and Graphics” contest. Did you like an article? Or many? It would be great if you would comment on it – what you liked, what further ideas do you have … Continue reading

22. June 2012 by stefan
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LaTeX Contest – four days left

The currently running “LaTeX and Graphics” article competition on will close on 20/06/12. Until now, very few users told me that they would make a contribution. Which means, there’s a good chance to win one of the gnuplot books. … Continue reading

16. June 2012 by stefan
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Contest on – Win a gnuplot Book has teamed up with Packt Publishing to organize a contest. Two users stand a chance to win a copy of the new book on gnuplot, the newly published gnuplot Cookbook written by Lee Phillips. To enter the contest, write … Continue reading

04. June 2012 by stefan
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Document Freedom Day

Today is the “Document Freedom Day”. Today, we can celebrate information accessibility, and we could raise awareness of open standards, which mean document formats which can fully publicly used without constraints, don’t have dependencies on formats or protocols that are … Continue reading

28. March 2012 by stefan
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Bringing together TeX users online

From Usenet to Web 2.0 and beyond – Presentation on TUG 2011 I attended the TeX Users Group Conference 2011 in Trivandrum, Kerala, India, from October 19 to October 21. On this meeting I made a presentation about TeX online … Continue reading

23. October 2011 by stefan
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