TUGboat 43:2 (2022)
The Communications of the TeX Users Group

Title: XLingPaper's use of TeX technologies

Summary: use of XeLaTeX in an authoring tool for linguistic publishing.

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Authors: H. Andrew Black, Hugh Paterson III

Publication: TUGboat volume 43, number 2 (2022), pages 182-196

DOI (this page): 10.47397/tb/43-2/tb134black-xlingpaper
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Categories: Humanities - Software & Tools

Difficulty: Intermediate Plus

Abstract: We discuss the use of TeX technologies by XLingPaper, an authoring tool for producing academically oriented publications with features required for linguistic publishing. We present the TeX modules used and the rationale for the history of XLingPaper development.

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