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TUGboat 26:3, 2005

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Complete issue 26:3 as one pdf (4.3mb) 
Inside front cover   c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   105 
 
General Delivery
From the President 
  Karl Berry      [Introductory — TUG activities and information for 2005]
 179 
Editorial comments 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
     Mimi Burbank retires
     Brian Hamilton Kelly, 1945–2005
     Erratum for TUGboat 25:2
     E-mail addresses in TUGboat on line
     The TUGboat schedule
     Lucida Bright fonts now available from TUG
     Knuth on NPR
     Letters in stone
 180 
Interview with Donald E. Knuth 
  Gianluca Pignalberi      [Introductory — reprinted from the Free Software Magazine]
 183 
Implementing editors' ideas—lots of fun, sometimes even more trouble 
  Andrzej Tomaszewski      [Introductory — communication problems in the world of printing; reprinted from BachoTeX 2005]
 186 
 
Tutorials
Minutes in less than hours: Using LaTeX resources 
  Jim Hefferon      [Introductory — using existing packages as building blocks for a new class]
 188 
\starttext: Swelled rules and MetaPost 
  Steve Peter      [Introductory — introduction to using MetaPost in ConTeXt]
 193 
 
Typography
Typographers' Inn 
  Peter Flynn      [Introductory — superscripted ordinals, e-books et al., report layouts]
 196 
 
Philology
The alphabet tree 
  Peter Wilson      [Intermediate — survey of writing systems from Sumeria to the present, profusely illustrated]
 199 
 
Fonts
Advanced font features with XeTeX—the fontspec package 
  Will Robertson      [Intermediate — accessing built-in MacOSX fonts from LaTeX]
 215 
ByZLaTeX: A package for typesetting “Byzantine” music 
  Ioannis Vamvakas, Panagiotis Kotopoulis      [Intermediate — Metafont fonts, a LaTeX package, and a historical introduction]
 224 
 
Software & Tools
i-Installer: The evolution of a TeX install on MacOSX 
  Gerben Wierda      [Intermediate — past, present, and future of i-Installer and the associated gwTeX (re)distribution]
 233 
The MacTeX distribution 
  Herbert Schulz      [Introductory — Overview of a new easy-to-install distribution for MacOSX, based on gwTeX]
 239 
TeX Live for Debian 
  Norbert Preining      [Introductory — The TeX Live software distribution is now available as Debian packages]
 241 
Hyphenation patterns in ConTeXt 
  Hans Hagen      [Advanced — languages and hyphenation files, especially in ConTeXt]
 243 
 
Graphics
Diagxy, a Lego-like diagram package 
  Michael Barr      [Intermediate — a generic package for building diagrams from combining blocks]
 246 
Embedding fonts in MetaPost output 
  Troy Henderson      [Intermediate — making standalone eps files from MetaPost]
 250 
 
Hints & Tricks
Glisterings 
  Peter Wilson      [Intermediate Plus — empty arguments; clear to even page; capitalizing first characters]
 253 
Pearls of TeX programming      [Advanced — an array of short macros (some easy) with useful applications]
     Barbara Beeton: New symbols from old
     Karl Berry: Forcing page or column break in the midst of a paragraph
     David Carlisle: Guess what
     Taco Hoekwater: Die Hard
     Bogusław Jackowski: Extra Béziers
     Bogusław Jackowski: Locally change parameter values
     David Kastrup: Comparing two strings known to consist only of characters
     David Kastrup: Iterating with roman numerals
     David Kastrup: Sorting words by length
     Krzysztof Leszczyński: \csequence stack
     Frank Mittelbach: \looseness not so loose
     Petr Olšák: \expandafter\endcsname trick
     Petr Olšák: Testing whether two characters form a ligature
     Martin Schröder: Colour separation in pdfTeX
     Bernd Raichle: Plain TeX's accent macros revisited
     Philip Taylor: The Iterator.
 256 
The treasure chest 
  Mark LaPlante      [Intermediate — new and updated CTAN packages in 2005]
 264 
 
LaTeX
powerdot—making presentations with LaTeX 
  Hendri Adriaens, Chris Ellison      [Intermediate Plus — introduction to and implementation of a new class for making slides]
 268 
Horrors in LaTeX: How to misuse LaTeX and make a copy editor unhappy 
  Enrico Gregorio      [Introductory — examples of some egregious LaTeX errors, and corrections]
 273 
 
Macros
Eplain 3: Expanded plain TeX 
  Karl Berry, Oleg Katsitadze      [Intermediate — hyperlinks, graphics, color, and other user-level features for plain TeX]
 280 
 
Abstracts
TeXemplares: Contents of issue 7 (2005)   287 
Zpravodaj: Contents of issues 14(3-4), 15(1), 15(2) (2004–05)   287 
Les Cahiers GUTenberg: Contents of double issue 44–45 (November 2004)   289 
MAPS: Contents of issue 32 (2005)   290 
The PracTeX Journal: Contents of issues 2005-1–2005-4   292 
 
News
Calendar   297 
Practical TeX 2006 announcement   302 
EuroTeX 2006 announcement   303 
TUG 2006 announcement   304 
 
TUG Business
Financial statements for 2005 
  Robin Laakso 
 298 
TeX development fund 2005 report 
  Karl Berry, Kaja Christiansen 
 300 
Institutional members   302 
TUG membership form   301 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services   300 


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