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TUGboat 35:1, 2014

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Complete issue 35:1 as one pdf (6mb)       
Front cover      c1 
Inside front cover      c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty      c3 
Title page     
Editorial information     
 
General Delivery
Ab epistulis
  Steve Peter     [Introductory — what publishers want]
Editorial comments
  Barbara Beeton     [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
      Updike prize for student type design;
      Talk by Matthew Carter;
      R.I.P. Mike Parker (1929–2014);
      Turing Award for Leslie Lamport;
      TAOCP volume 1 issued as an e-book;
      Other items worth a look
3–4 
The TeX tuneup of 2014
  Donald Knuth     [Intermediate Plus — the 2014 updates to TeX, Metafont, etc.]
5–8 
Making lists: A journey into unknown grammar
  James Hunt     [Introductory — prescriptions for correct usage of itemized, enumerated, definition lists]
9–15 
In memoriam Jean-Pierre Drucbert
  Jean-Michel Hufflen     
16 
 
Letters
Does not suffice to run LaTeX a finite number of times to get cross-references right
  Jaime Gaspar     [Introductory — simple counterexample]
16 
 
Fonts
Fetamont: An extended logo typeface
  Linus Romer     [Intermediate — the Metafont logo in many variants, anchors and kerning classes in Metafont, history]
17–21 
 
LaTeX
LaTeX3 news, issue 9
  LaTeX Project Team     [Intermediate — Hiatus?; expl3 in the community; logo; recent activity; what can you do for LaTeX3?]
22–26 
Introduction to presentations with beamer
  Thomas Thurnherr     [Intermediate — sequence of examples for making slides for presentations]
27–30 
The beamer class: Controlling overlays
  Joseph Wright     [Intermediate — practical examples for revealing slides step by step]
31–33 
Boxes and more boxes
  Ivan Pagnossin     [Introductory — introduction to box concepts and usage in LaTeX]
34–35 
Glisterings
  Peter Wilson     [Intermediate — glyphs; long labels]
36–38 
The pkgloader and lt3graph packages: Toward simple and powerful package management for LaTeX
  Michiel Helvensteijn     [Intermediate Plus — addressing LaTeX package conflicts in a general way, and general graph representation]
39–43 
 
Software & Tools
An overview of Pandoc
  Massimiliano Dominici     [Intermediate — conversion from Markdown to many output formats, including LaTeX]
44–50 
Numerical methods with LuaLaTeX
  Juan Montijano, Mario Pérez, Luis Rández and Juan Luis Varona     [Intermediate Plus — examples of mathematical computations and graphics eased by LuaTeX]
51–56 
Parsing PDF content streams with LuaTeX
  Taco Hoekwater     [Advanced — overview of the new pdfparser library in LuaTeX]
57–60 
ModernDvi: A high quality rendering and modern DVI viewer
  Antoine Bossard and Takeyuki Nagao     [Intermediate Plus — a multi-threading application available at the Windows Store]
61–68 
Selection in PDF viewers and a LuaTeX bug
  Hans Hagen     [Advanced — selection of text vs. display math leads to uncovering a bug in new primitives]
69–70 
Parsers in TeX and using CWEB for general pretty-printing
  Alexander Shibakov     [Advanced — using bison and flex to implement parsers and scanners in TeX]
71–78 
 
Graphics
Entry-level MetaPost 4: Artful lines
  Mari Voipio     [Introductory — line widths, joins, caps, dashes, arrows, default options, grids]
79–81 
drawdot in MetaPost: A bug, a fix
  Hans Hagen     [Intermediate Plus — bug report from Knuth: drawdot should not draw an open dot]
82 
 
Electronic Documents
HTML to LaTeX transformation
  Frederik Schlupkothen     [Intermediate — introduces a mapping from HTML commands to LaTeX, using several packages]
83–90 
 
Publishing
Scientific documents written by novice researchers: A personal experience in Latin America
  Ludger Suarez–Burgoa     [Introductory — 20 years of writing scientific documents, from the typewriter to a new LaTeX class]
91–98 
 
Survey
Macro memories, 1964–2013
  David Walden     [Advanced — informal musings about macros in TeX, M4, the early ARPANET, etc.]
99–110 
 
Abstracts
Eutypon: Contents of issue 30–31 (October 2013)      111 
Die TeXnische Komödie: Contents of issue 1/2014      111 
 
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest
  Karl Berry     [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, December 2013–March 2014]
112 
 
Book Reviews
Book reviews: LaTeX for Complete Novices and Using LaTeX to Write a PhD Thesis, by Nicola Talbot
  Boris Veytsman     
      See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
113–114 
Book review: Dynamic Documents with R and knitr, by Yihui Xie
  Boris Veytsman     [including some tutorial material on data exploration and plotting]
115–119 
 
TUG Business
TUG financial statements for 2013
  Karl Berry     
120 
Institutional members      121 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      121 
 
News
Calendar      123 
TUG 2014 announcement      124 


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