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TUGboat 33:3, 2012

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Complete issue 33:3 as one pdf (9.8mb)  
Front cover c1 
Inside front cover c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty c3 
Title page 237 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members      238 
 
Editorial information 238 
 
General Delivery
Ab epistulis
  Steve Peter     [Introductory — Lucida OpenType; DVD; new printings from Knuth; in memoriam: Dan Carr and Bill Hill]
239 
Editorial comments
  Barbara Beeton     [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
      New printings of Computers & Typesetting;
      Three printing-related symposia;
      An open source font from Adobe: Source Sans Pro;
      Errata: TUGboat 33:1 and 33:2
      
240 
KOMA-Script comes of age
  Markus Kohm     [Introductory — informal history of KOMA-Script's first eighteen years]
241 
Almost 30 years of using TeX
  Christina Thiele     [Introductory — reflections on the TeX world through the years at a small typesetting house]
245 
 
LaTeX
Changing the font size in LaTeX
  Thomas Thurnherr     [Introductory — document-wide and local methods for changing font size]
263 
The calculator and calculus packages: Arithmetic and functional calculations inside LaTeX
  Robert Fuster     [Intermediate — extensive new packages for mathematical computations, including functions and derivatives]
265 
The xtemplate package: An example
  Clemens Niederberger     [Intermediate Plus — illustrating the concept of the LaTeX3 xtemplate with an example]
272 
A patent application design flow in LaTeX and LyX
  Peter Pupalaikis     [Intermediate — support for US patent applications, especially the required drawings]
276 
Page style tricks with scrpage2
  Markus Kohm     [Intermediate Plus — custom page styles for LaTeX, with examples from KOMA-Script]
282 
 
Expanding Horizons
CrafTeX: Applying TeX, MetaPost, and friends in crafts
  Mari Voipio     [Introductory — scrapbooking, cardcraft, tablet weaving, historical (re)creation, and more]
285 
 
Philology
MayaPS: Maya hieroglyphics with (La)TeX
  Bruno Delprat and Stepan Orevkov     [Intermediate Plus — flexible PostScript-based system for typesetting Maya]
289 
Experiences with Arabic font development
  Sherif Mansour and Hossam Fahmy     [Intermediate Plus — development and debugging of the Metafont-based AlQalam Arabic script]
295 
 
Fonts
The fonts we choose
  Boris Veytsman     [Introductory — essay on the importance of font choices]
299 
Using TeX Gyre Pagella OpenType Math
  Herbert Voß     [Intermediate — example of loading an OpenType math font in XeTeX and LuaTeX]
301 
OpenType math font development: Progress and challenges
  Ulrik Vieth     [Intermediate — survey of available OpenType math fonts and technology]
302 
From drawn to filled paths
  Linus Romer     [Advanced — sequence of examples of `o' using all pen and outline methods]
309 
 
Publishing
Glisterings
  Peter Wilson     [Intermediate Plus — cutout windows]
313 
 
Macros
Stubborn leaders and juggling boxes: A slightly unusual table of contents
  Boris Veytsman     [Advanced — methodology of a macro for leaders at the top of a box]
316 
 
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest
  Karl Berry     [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, August–October 2012]
319 
 
Book Reviews
Book review: PSTricks: Graphics and PostScript for TeX and LaTeX, by Herbert Voß
  Boris Veytsman     [review of this reference on PSTricks, the principal maintainer]
320 
Book review: Just My Type: A book about fonts, by Simon Garfield
  David Walden     [review of this book of varied essays on fonts]
322 
 
Abstracts
Les Cahiers GUTenberg: Contents of issue 56 (2011) (simultaneously published as MAPS 42 (2011) and Zpravodaj 2–4/2011)      324 
ArsTeXnica: Contents of issue 14 (2012)      325 
The PracTeX Journal: Contents of issue 2012-1      326 
 
Letters
PUB and pre-TeX history
  Don Knuth     [Introductory — note about an early computer typesetting program by Larry Tesler]
328 
 
News & Announcements
TUG 2013 announcement      328 
 
News
Calendar      329 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      330 
 
TUG Business
TUG 2013 election
  Barbara Beeton     
332 


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