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TUGboat 35:3, 2014

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Complete issue 35:3 as one pdf (3.4mb)       
Front cover      c1 
Inside front cover      c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty      c3 
Title page      229 
Editorial information      230 
 
General Delivery
Ab epistulis
  Steve Peter     [Introductory — upcoming election, conferences, TUGboat]
230 
Editorial comments
  Barbara Beeton     [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
      TeX entomology;
      An alternative to tangle and weave;
      More Lucida fonts;
      More from Chuck Bigelow about Lucida;
      Erratum: “Online Publishing via pdf2htmlEX”, TUGboat 34:3;
      Peter Flynn's Formatting Information updated;
      Klaus Peters, 1937–2014;
      Other items worth a look—bibliographies;
      Geographical trivia: Kolophon
231–232 
A footnote about `Oh, oh, zero'
  Donald Knuth     [Introductory — notes on early typesetting of computer programs by ACM and Addison-Wesley]
232–234 
Twenty Questions for Donald Knuth     [Intermediate — to celebrate the publication of TAOCP as eBooks] 235–243 
 
Letters
A letter on the persistence of (e)books
  Charles Bigelow     [Introductory — the Kindle, Nook, Sony Reader, and Pierre-Simon Fournier]
244 
 
LaTeX
LaTeX document class options
  Thomas Thurnherr     [Intermediate — options for the standard classes, and packages extending similar functionality]
245–247 
How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX?
  Frank Mittelbach     [Intermediate Plus — explaining and working with the LaTeX float placement algorithm]
248–254 
Placing a full-width insert at the bottom of two columns
  Barbara Beeton     [Advanced — even on the first page of an article]
255 
biblatex variations
  Ulrike Fischer     [Intermediate — biblatex as a database: QR codes, PDF attachments, address lists]
256–260 
Every LaTeX document brings new programming issues
  David Walden     [Intermediate Plus — practical approaches for ellipses, blank verso pages, and photo album layout]
261–268 
Glisterings: Lining up
  Peter Wilson     [Intermediate — ruling off; marginal rules; preventing an awkward page break; not at a page break; line backing; linespacing]
269–273 
 
Resources
CTAN goes multi-lingual: Additional language support for the Web portal
  Gerd Neugebauer     [Introductory — making ctan.org available in German, as an experiment]
274–275 
 
Fonts
Obyknovennaya Novaya (Ordinary New Face) in Metafont
  Basil Solomykov     [Introductory — a reworking of a famous Cyrillic typeface, in several sizes and shapes]
276 
 
Multilingual Document Processing
A simple Arabic typesetting system for mixed Latin/Arabic documents: ḍād
  Yannis Haralambous     [Advanced — supporting both transliteration and direct Unicode input of Arabic, using ligatures]
277–283 
 
Software & Tools
Visual editing (in a specialized case): prerex
  Bob Tennent     [Intermediate — a useful application for visual editing—charts of course prerequisites]
284–286 
l3build—A modern Lua test suite for TeX programming
  Frank Mittelbach, Will Robertson, LaTeX3 team     [Intermediate Plus — regression testing for LaTeX, including typeset output]
287–293 
MetaPost path resolution isolated
  Taco Hoekwater     [Advanced — new interface in MPlib 1.800 for resolving paths from external programs]
294–296 
 
Macros
Typeset MMIX programs with TeX
  Udo Wermuth     [Advanced — a TeX macro package to typeset (M)MIX(AL) programs]
297–308 
 
Bibliographies
A Citation Style Language (CSL) workshop
  Daniel Stender     [Intermediate Plus — introduction to this XML-based language for programming citation and bibliography styles]
309–314 
 
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest
  Karl Berry     [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, March–September 2014]
315–316 
 
Book Reviews
Book review: Practical LaTeX, by George Grätzer
  William Adams     [review of this introductory text on document production with LaTeX]
      See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
317 
Book review: Apprendre à programmer en TeX, by Christian Tellechea
  Jacques André     [review of this book in French on TeX as a programming language]
318 
Book review: The Imitation Game, by Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis
  Michael Berry     [review of this graphic novel about the life of Alan Turing]
319 
Book review: Let's Learn LaTeX, by S. Parthasarathy
  Nicola Talbot     [review of this free ebook intended to assist learning LaTeX by example]
320–321 
 
Abstracts
Die TeXnische Komödie: Contents of issues 2–3/2014      322 
Les Cahiers GUTenberg: Contents of issue 56 (2011)      323 
 
TUG Business
TeX Development Fund 2013 report
  TeX Development Fund committee     
323 
TUG 2015 election
  TUG Election committee     
324 
TUG membership form      325 
Institutional members      326 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      326–327 
 
News
TUG 2015 announcement      327 
Calendar      328 


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