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 TeX Live 2014 pretest started
 News - LaTeX Distributions Written by Stefan Kottwitz Saturday, 19 April 2014 10:08 TeX Live 2013 is now frozen, and before the release of version 2014 there is a pretest time. So while stable installations can remain untouched, interested users can already install the new TeX Live 2014 for testing it. Read more...

 pgfplots 1.10 released
 News - LaTeX Graphics, Figures & Tables Written by Stefan Kottwitz Friday, 07 March 2014 16:19 Version 1.10 of pgfplots has been released. It offers a new solution for fill the area between plots. Until now, people could use stacked plots to achieve such fillings or program it on their own. pgfplots now does it also with a focus on a minimum of required compiling time. Read more...

 LaTeX Reference in German available for free
 News - LaTeX Written by Stefan Kottwitz Wednesday, 06 November 2013 17:35 At Lehmanns there's now a LaTeX reference available for free, written by Herbert Voß, in German language: http://www.lehmanns.de/latex-referenz You can order it for free as a soft cover book, or download it as PDF file. On 32 pages the reference lists the most important LaTeX environments and commands with syntax and meaning, and it contains a list of LaTeX counters and lengths. DANTE members will automatically get it together with the next DTK.  Read 0 Comments...

 Now available as ebook: The LaTeX Companion 2ed
 News - LaTeX Community Written by Stefan Kottwitz Tuesday, 15 October 2013 20:11 The famous LaTeX Companion in its second edition is now available in ebook formats: EPUB, MOBI, and PDF. There's no DRM protection, the ebook is just watermarked. Read 0 Comments... Read more...

 MetaPost Basics: Drawing lines, curves and shapes and using color
 LaTeX's Friends - Others Written by Mari Voipio Thursday, 12 September 2013 18:59 This ist the first of a series of articles, developed as a MetaPost tutorial. In this introduction to the basic features of MetaPost we want to go the first steps together. We will see little text but many examples. Each section will cover a single aspect of MetaPost. Read 0 Comments... Read more...

 TeX Live 2013 released
 News - LaTeX Distributions Written by Stefan Kottwitz Friday, 21 June 2013 22:14 TeX Live 2013 has been released. TeX Live is a comprehensive TeX and LaTeX system running on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other Unix operating systems. For Mac OS X, a special version MacTeX 2013 is available. Read more...

 TikZ and PGF 3.0 released on CTAN
 News - LaTeX Graphics, Figures & Tables Written by Stefan Kottwitz Friday, 28 February 2014 11:33 PGF / TikZ 3.0 has been published on CTAN. It's been already available on SourceForge for some days, but since the upload on CTAN we can consider the release as official and installable on TeX Live and MiKTeX using the package managers. A lot of new features has been added to TikZ, still there's a focus on perfect backward compatibility. Read 0 Comments... Read more...

 Contest: Write an Article - Win the LaTeX Companion!
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Written by Stefan Kottwitz
Sunday, 20 October 2013 11:59

LaTeX-Community.org is glad to be able to offer a free copy of The LaTeX Companion ebook, the author Frank Mittelbach provided a download code for the ebook version, which is available as bundle in EPUB, MOBI and PDF format. One of our users can win it!

The prize

It's the newly published ebook Version of the LaTeX Companion written by Frank Mittelbach, Michel Goossens, Johannes Braams, David Carlisle, and Chris Rowley. From the book's web page:

The LaTeX Companion has long been the essential resource for anyone using LaTeX to create high-quality printed documents. This completely updated edition brings you all the latest information about LaTeX and the vast range of add-on packages now available--over 200 are covered! Full of new tips and tricks for using LaTeX in both traditional and modern typesetting, this book will also show you how to customize layout features to your own needs--from phrases and paragraphs to headings, lists, and pages.

 Seventh international ConTeXt meeting
 LaTeX Community - Conferences Written by Mari Voipio Monday, 30 September 2013 20:23 Brejlov, Czech Republic, September 23-28, 2013 ConTeXt is a macro language built on TeX and utilizing Lua. ConTeXt is a developing language with new versions coming monthly or even weekly. The ConTeXt community is centered around the mailing list and the yearly user meetings and the developers participate actively in both. Read more...

 TeXnicCenter 2 Beta 2 released
 News - LaTeX Editors Written by Stefan Kottwitz Saturday, 29 June 2013 22:48 Tino Weinkauf announced today, that the second beta version of TeXnicCenter 2.0 has been released. TeXnicCenter is a free open source LaTeX editor for Windows systems. This new version should be stable and can be used. There's a 32 bit version and a for 64 bit version. Read 1 Comments... Read more...

 Online LaTeX compiler SpanDeX is being discontinued
 News - LaTeX Editors Written by Stefan_K Friday, 07 June 2013 15:23 Two days ago, the founders of the online LaTeX editor SpanDex.io, Joshua Gross und Gregori Kanatzidis, announced that their service will be discontinued. Read more...

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