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TUGboat 37:2, 2016

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TUG 2016 (Toronto) Proceedings

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Complete issue 37:1 as one pdf (28mb)       
Front cover      c1 
Inside front cover      c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty      c3 
Title page      105 
 
TUG 2016
Passport to the TeX canvas
  Pavneet Arora     [Introductory]
106–110 
TUG 2016 conference information     
  sponsors and participants
111 
TUG 2016 conference program      112 
TUG 2016 photos      113 
TUG 2016 in Toronto
  Norbert Preining     
  report on conference and excursions
115–124 
TUG 2016 Annual General Meeting informal report
  Stefan Kottwitz     
125 
 
General Delivery
Sebastian Rahtz (1955–2016): A brief memoir
  Lou Burnard     
126–128 
R.I.P.—S.P.Q.R; Sebastian Patrick Quintus Rahtz (13.2.1955–15.3.2016)
  Frank Mittelbach     
129–130 
Interview with Pavneet Arora
  David Walden     [Introductory]
131–136 
 
Typography
Type in the Toronto subway
  Joe Clark     [Introductory — signage, typefaces, and (re)designs]
137–147 
Are justification and hyphenation good or bad for the reader? Preliminary experimental results
  Leila Akhmadeeva, Rinat Gizatullin, Boris Veytsman     [Intermediate Plus — the (mixed) results of an initial experiment on reading speed and comprehension]
148–151 
 
Publishing
An informal look into the history of digital typography
  David Walden     [Introductory — summary of longer online article on newspapers, individual use, algorithms, and more.]
      Dave's full article; comments welcome.
152–153 
 
Fonts
A short history of the Lucida math fonts
  Charles Bigelow     [Introductory — development of math support in Lucida, 1980s to the present]
154–160 
New font offerings: Cochineal, Nimbus15, LibertinusT1Math
  Michael Sharpe     [Intermediate — new oldstyle, Greek/Cyrillic, and (La)TeX math fonts]
161–162 
MFCONFIG: A Metafont plug-in module for the Freetype rasterizer
  Jaeyoung Choi, Sungmin Kim, Hojin Lee, Geunho Jeong     [Advanced — using Metafont fonts in real time with FONTCONFIG and Freetype]
163–170 
Towards an operational (La)TeX package supporting optical scaling of dynamic mathematical symbols
  Abdelouahad Bayar     [Advanced — using a PS Type 3 font for per-equation delimiter sizes]
171–179 
 
LaTeX
A LaTeX reference manual
  Jim Hefferon     [Intermediate — using and contributing to unofficial core LaTeX2e reference documentation]
180–181 
Astrological charts with horoscop and starfont
  Matthew Skala     [Intermediate — computing and creating beautiful astrological charts]
182 
Remaking the ACM LaTeX styles
  Boris Veytsman     [Intermediate — refactoring design and implementation across ACM publications]
183–186 
Advances in PythonTeX with an introduction to fvextra
  Geoffrey Poore     [Intermediate Plus — automatic line breaking, variable substitution, string interpolation in verbatim]
187–192 
Development of an e-textbook using LaTeX and PStricks
  David Tulett     [Intermediate — rationale, implementation, open source publication of a new decision modeling textbook]
      The url for the e-textbook has changed from that stated in the article.
193–200 
 
Macros
An Emacs-based writing workflow inspired by TeX and WEB, targeting the Web
  Christian Gagné     [Advanced — integrating macro-less and macro-rich notations for publishing]
200–203 
TeXcel? An unexpected use for TeX
  Federico Garcia-De Castro     [Intermediate Plus — advantages of TeX over spreadsheets for recording and reporting financial information]
204–208 
 
Software & Tools
Hyphenation in TeX and elsewhere, past and future
  Mojca Miklavec and Arthur Reutenauer     [Intermediate — the hyph-utf8 pattern licenses and use in Unicode and other projects]
209–213 
Zebrackets: A score of years and delimiters
  Michael Cohen, Blanca Mancilla, John Plaice     [Advanced — striped parentheses and brackets; dynamic character generation philosophy]
214–221 
A Telegram bot for printing LaTeX files
  Amartyo Banerjee and S.K. Venkatesan     [Intermediate Plus — proof of concept Telegram bot for the Raspberry Pi]
222–228 
 
Book Reviews
Palatino: The natural history of a typeface by Robert Bringhurst
  Boris Veytsman     [review of this remarkable and beautiful book on Hermann Zapf's Palatino family]
      See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
229–231 
A Truck Full of Money by Tracy Kidder
  David Walden     [review of this narrative nonfiction book on programming and programmers]
232–233 
 
Abstracts
TUG 2016 abstracts
  Bazargan, Bigelow, Bringhurst, Claudio, Inkster, Kottwitz, Larson, Mittelbach, Preining, Reutenauer     
234–237 
 
TUG Business
TUG 2016 Annual General Meeting minutes
  Susan DeMeritt     
238–239 
Report: Suspension of Kaveh Bazargan as TUG President
  TUG Board     
240–248 
TUG 2017 election
  TUG Election committee     
249 
Institutional members      250 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      250–251 
 
News
Calendar      252 


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