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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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LaTeX Reference in German available for free

At Lehmanns there’s now a LaTeX reference available for free, written by Herbert Voß, in German language: You can order it for free as a soft cover book, or download it as PDF file. On 32 pages the reference … Continue reading

06. November 2013 by stefan
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Packt Publishing promotion: 50% discount for all ebooks

Today is the final day of the Packt Publishing promotion, where you can get 50% discount for all ebooks in the store. They got a lot of books in the store, could be a nice opportunity to shop an interesting … Continue reading

30. September 2013 by stefan
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A new community TeX blog

Again some quiet weeks on my blog. If some people would blog together, there would be active blog life even if somebody would temporarily be too busy with other things. So I liked Patricks idea very much, to set up … Continue reading

30. May 2013 by stefan
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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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First Beta of TeXnicCenter 2.0 released

The first beta version of TeXnicCenter 2.0 has been released. Several issues with TXC 2.0 alpha 4 have been fixed. Though it’s still beta, it’s pretty stable and recommended as replacement for version 1, and of course for the alpha … Continue reading

04. November 2012 by stefan
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Recent TeX News

Again some weeks without a post here, however I expect to have more time for the blog soon. Here’s a summary of interesting events and news I noticed during the last weeks. The PracTeX Journal 2012-1 has been published. The … Continue reading

01. November 2012 by stefan
Categories: News | 1 comment

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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New maintainer wanted for pgfSweave

Cameron Bracken announced that he is looking for a new maintainer of the pgfSweave package. pgfSweave is an R package for use with Sweave for speedy compilation of high quality graphics, specifically it provides capabilities for “caching” graphics generated with … Continue reading

05. August 2012 by stefan
Categories: Graphics, News, pgf/TikZ | 2 comments

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
Categories: Conferences, Events, LaTeX3, News | Leave a comment

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