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TUGboat 36:3, 2015

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Complete issue 36:3 as one pdf (41mb)       
Front cover      c1 
Inside front cover      c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty      c3 
Title page      177 
Editorial information      178 
 
General Delivery
From the Board of Directors
  TUG Board     
179 
Editorial comments
  Barbara Beeton     [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
      Help wanted—The UK TeX FAQ;
      B&H and the Wingdings font;
      Choice of font does make a difference;
      Safe TeX;
      More help wanted: Names of Unicode symbols in languages other than English;
      What is a template?
      Still more help wanted: The LaTeX Wikibook
      
180–181 
Adrian Frutiger, 1928–2015
  Norbert Preining     
182–183 
Thomas Koch, 1964–2014
  Joachim Schrod     
184 
DANTE e.V. 2015 meeting reports
  Stefan Kottwitz     
185–187 
 
Education
TeX in schools: Just Say Yes!
  Simon Laube     [Introductory — benefits of using LaTeX in schools, for students and teachers]
188–189 
 
Fonts
Smoky letters
  Linus Romer     [Intermediate — randomized but still elegant capital D for a copperplate `Danke']
190 
About the DK versions of Lucida
  Charles Bigelow     [Intermediate — squarish capital `O' for Don Knuth, in Lucida Grande Mono and Lucida Console]
  Another historical article including use of superellipses was found after this issue was published: One approach to computer assisted letter design, by H.W. Mergler and P.M. Vargo. Journal of Typographic Research, Vol.2 (No.4), October 1968, pp.299-322. See figures 9 and 10. (The same issue includes articles by Hermann Zapf and John Seybold, among others.)
191–199 
 
Publishing
History of cookbooks
  Taco Hoekwater     [Introductory — from ancient Greece to allrecipes.com]
200–207 
 
Typography
Typographers' Inn
  Peter Flynn     [Intermediate — usability of digital typography; hierarchy and balance; Emacs on Android]
208–209 
 
LaTeX
LaTeX news, issue 22, January 2015
  LaTeX Project Team     [Intermediate — new LaTeX2e bug-fix policy, updates to the kernel, hyperlinked documentation]
210–211 
LaTeX news, issue 23, October 2015
  LaTeX Project Team     [Intermediate — enhanced support for LuaTeX, more floats and inserts, updated Unicode data, pre-release releases]
212–213 
Introduction to list structures in LaTeX
  Thomas Thurnherr     [Introductory — basic list usage and packages for additional control]
214–216 
gradstudentresume: A document class for graduate student CVs
  Anagha Kumar     [Intermediate — a new class for academic CVs, and practical tips on creating classes]
217–219 
Glisterings: Longest string; Marching along; A blank argument; A centered table of contents
  Peter Wilson     [Intermediate Plus — even/odd arguments, list indexing, memoir toc typesetting, and more]
220–226 
 
Software & Tools
Chemistry in LaTeX2e—an overview of existing packages and possibilities
  Clemens Niederberger     [Intermediate Plus — overview of chemmacros, mhchem, chemformula, and more]
227–233 
Automating LaTeX(3) testing
  Joseph Wright     [Intermediate Plus — continous testing with Travis-CI and a minimal TeX Live]
234–236 
Two applications of SWIGLIB: GraphicsMagick and Ghostscript
  Luigi Scarso     [Advanced — loading binary modules for performance and generality]
237–242 
 
Macros
Typesetting the “Begriffsschrift” by Gottlob Frege in plain TeX
  Udo Wermuth     [Advanced — handling the unusual mathematical notation invented by Frege]
243–256 
GMOA, the `General Manipulation Of Arguments': An extension to the l3expan package of the expl3 bundle and language
  Grzegorz Murzynowski     [Advanced — a DFA-based generalization of expl3's l3expan]
257–268 
 
Hints & Tricks
Production notes
  Karl Berry     [Intermediate Plus — editing Unicode text requiring a special font for PUA characters in Emacs]
268 
The treasure chest
  Karl Berry     [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, March–October 2015]
269–270 
 
Reviews
An online glossary of typographic terms by Janie Kliever
  Boris Veytsman     
      See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
271 
 
Abstracts
Die TeXnische Komödie: Contents of issue 4/2015      273 
 
Cartoon
A summons
  Jim Benton     
274 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members      274 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      275 
 
News
Calendar      276 


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