Category Archives for LaTeX General

Cooperation of and

Since today, readers can use an online LaTeX compiler in the forum, provided by, an online collaborative LaTeX editor with integrated rapid preview. By a single click on a link above a code box, the reader will land … Continue reading

09. January 2013 by stefan
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TeX News of August

This month I’ve got few time due to much work, so I did not write much. So I will give a short summary what I think was interesting in the TeX world this month. Textmate 2 is now Open Source … Continue reading

29. August 2012 by stefan
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LaTeX Templates

Velimir just published an article about LaTeX templates on In this article, he explains benefits of using templates, and he introduces his site, which collects templates and publishes it under a Creative Commons license. Some benefits of using … Continue reading

08. April 2012 by stefan
Categories: LaTeX General, Layout, Online Ressources | 3 comments

LaTeX Beginner’s Guide published

The LaTeX Beginner’s Guide has been published today. This book is a practical introduction to LaTeX with a lot of step-by-step examples. It guides the reader through typesetting with LaTeX, from installation and basic usage to text formatting and to … Continue reading

22. March 2011 by stefan
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New version of LaTeX2e released

Karl Berry announced on the TeX Live mailing list today that the new version 2009/09/24 of LaTeX2e has been released by the LaTeX Project team. The changed have been incorporated into TeX Live and will be available with the pretest … Continue reading

28. September 2009 by stefan
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New version 3.19 of UK TeX FAQ

Robin Fairbairns has released a new version of the famous UK TeX FAQ. v3.19 contains 10 new answers to frequently asked questions: “Modern” graphics file names Key-value input for macros and package options Non-letters in macro names Using “old-style” figures … Continue reading

11. June 2009 by stefan
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Full Justification: pdfLaTeX vs. LaTeX

Once in a while there are discussions if pdfLaTeX would be preferable to LaTeX. There are some reasons, here I will just point out the effect of the micro-typographic extensions of pdfTeX, in particular font expansion and character protrusion. Using … Continue reading

13. April 2009 by stefan
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How to get rid of those beamer warnings

Many users of the beamer class are irritated by several beamer warnings at every compiler run that are not caused by themselves, I’m referring to the beamer version 3.07. Those warnings are not really important, but it’s a good habit … Continue reading

27. September 2008 by stefan
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