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 LyX 2.1.1 released
 News - LaTeX Editors Written by Stefan Kottwitz Sunday, 20 July 2014 23:45 LyX got a small maintenance update, the current version is now 2.1.1. It's important to update, if you already use v2.1.0, since there's a serious bug which was handled now: with 2.1.0 data loss could occur when LyX would crash during saving, leaving the document fiel corrupted. Though the exact cause is not clear yet, the developers implemented a workaround: now LyX renames the original file bevor saving, keeping it as a temporary backup. This file could be used for restoring, just in a case of such a crash. Read more...

 Improve your BibTeX files with BetterBib
 LaTeX's Friends - BiBTeX Written by Nico Schlömer Sunday, 22 June 2014 12:26 You know the drill: When writing a scientific paper, correctly referring to related work is both tedious and important. Sometimes, you know the author and the title, but it takes time to find out exactly when and in what journal other papers are published, or you are just to lazy to fill in the page numbers and the DOI by hand. BetterBib is now here to help you out with these tasks. Read more...

 LaTeX Tricks (VIII)
 LaTeX - General Written by Luca Merciadri Monday, 12 May 2014 12:11 We will begin by exposing new tricks, i.e. how to write ‘closed’ square roots, insert blank pages, ask the reader to turn the page, write bold words in an index, divide a cell by a diagonal, draw ‘product integrals’, understand what happens when \mathcal has a lower-case letter argument. We will then consider an uncommon example of what one can do with LaTeX, in link with its Turing completeness. Read more...

 TeX Live 2014 pretest started
 News - LaTeX Distributions Written by Stefan Kottwitz Saturday, 19 April 2014 10:08 TeX Live 2013 is now frozen, and before the release of version 2014 there is a pretest time. So while stable installations can remain untouched, interested users can already install the new TeX Live 2014 for testing it. Read more...

 TikZ and PGF 3.0 released on CTAN
 News - LaTeX Graphics, Figures & Tables Written by Stefan Kottwitz Friday, 28 February 2014 11:33 PGF / TikZ 3.0 has been published on CTAN. It's been already available on SourceForge for some days, but since the upload on CTAN we can consider the release as official and installable on TeX Live and MiKTeX using the package managers. A lot of new features has been added to TikZ, still there's a focus on perfect backward compatibility. Read 0 Comments... Read more...

 Contest: Write an Article - Win the LaTeX Companion!
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Written by Stefan Kottwitz
Sunday, 20 October 2013 11:59

LaTeX-Community.org is glad to be able to offer a free copy of The LaTeX Companion ebook, the author Frank Mittelbach provided a download code for the ebook version, which is available as bundle in EPUB, MOBI and PDF format. One of our users can win it!

### The prize

It's the newly published ebook Version of the LaTeX Companion written by Frank Mittelbach, Michel Goossens, Johannes Braams, David Carlisle, and Chris Rowley. From the book's web page:

The LaTeX Companion has long been the essential resource for anyone using LaTeX to create high-quality printed documents. This completely updated edition brings you all the latest information about LaTeX and the vast range of add-on packages now available--over 200 are covered! Full of new tips and tricks for using LaTeX in both traditional and modern typesetting, this book will also show you how to customize layout features to your own needs--from phrases and paragraphs to headings, lists, and pages.

 TeX Live 2014 released - what's new
 News - LaTeX Distributions Written by Stefan Kottwitz Wednesday, 18 June 2014 10:31 TeX Live 2014 is has been released and is now available for download. Let's have a look at the changes. Read more...

 LaTeX2e got an update
 News - LaTeX Written by Stefan Kottwitz Sunday, 04 May 2014 20:46 Today an update of LaTeX2e has been released on CTAN. The previous update dates back to June 27, 2011. LaTeX2e has been stable for a long time, there are mainly maintenance work and bug fixes. Read more...

 pgfplots 1.10 released
 News - LaTeX Graphics, Figures & Tables Written by Stefan Kottwitz Friday, 07 March 2014 16:19 Version 1.10 of pgfplots has been released. It offers a new solution for fill the area between plots. Until now, people could use stacked plots to achieve such fillings or program it on their own. pgfplots now does it also with a focus on a minimum of required compiling time. Read more...

 News - LaTeX Written by Stefan Kottwitz Wednesday, 06 November 2013 17:35 At Lehmanns there's now a LaTeX reference available for free, written by Herbert Voß, in German language: http://www.lehmanns.de/latex-referenz You can order it for free as a soft cover book, or download it as PDF file. On 32 pages the reference lists the most important LaTeX environments and commands with syntax and meaning, and it contains a list of LaTeX counters and lengths. DANTE members will automatically get it together with the next DTK.  Read 0 Comments...

 Now available as ebook: The LaTeX Companion 2ed
 News - LaTeX Community Written by Stefan Kottwitz Tuesday, 15 October 2013 20:11 The famous LaTeX Companion in its second edition is now available in ebook formats: EPUB, MOBI, and PDF. There's no DRM protection, the ebook is just watermarked. Read 0 Comments... Read more...

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Re: Insert blank page at start of document
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Re: Insert blank page at start of document
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Re: Insert blank page at start of document
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Re: fancyhdr and Koma book class
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Re: fancyhdr and Koma book class
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Re: Insert blank page at start of document
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Insert blank page at start of document
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Do Caption independently in different environment, plz help!
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