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TUGboat 26:3, 2005

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Complete issue 26:3 as one pdf (4.3mb) 
Inside front cover   c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   177 
Editorial page   178 
General Delivery
From the President 
  Karl Berry      [Introductory — TUG activities and information for 2005]
Editorial comments 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
    Mimi Burbank retires;     Brian {Hamilton Kelly}, 1945–2005;     Erratum for TUGboat 25:2;     E-mail addresses in TUGboat on line;     The TUGboat schedule;     Lucida Bright fonts now available from TUG;     Knuth on NPR;     Letters in stone
Interview with Donald E. Knuth 
  Gianluca Pignalberi      [Introductory — reprinted from the Free Software Magazine]
Implementing editors' ideas—lots of fun, sometimes even more trouble 
  Andrzej Tomaszewski      [Introductory — communication problems in the world of printing; reprinted from BachoTeX 2005]
Minutes in less than hours: Using LaTeX resources 
  Jim Hefferon      [Introductory — using existing packages as building blocks for a new class]
\starttext: Swelled rules and MetaPost 
  Steve Peter      [Introductory — introduction to using MetaPost in ConTeXt]
Typographers' Inn 
  Peter Flynn      [Introductory — superscripted ordinals, e-books et al., report layouts]
The alphabet tree 
  Peter Wilson      [Intermediate — survey of writing systems from Sumeria to the present, profusely illustrated]
Advanced font features with XeTeX—the fontspec package 
  Will Robertson      [Intermediate — accessing built-in MacOSX fonts from LaTeX]
ByZLaTeX: A package for typesetting “Byzantine” music 
  Ioannis Vamvakas, Panagiotis Kotopoulis      [Intermediate — Metafont fonts, a LaTeX package, and a historical introduction]
Software & Tools
i-Installer: The evolution of a TeX install on MacOSX 
  Gerben Wierda      [Intermediate — past, present, and future of i-Installer and the associated gwTeX (re)distribution]
The MacTeX distribution 
  Herbert Schulz      [Introductory — Overview of a new easy-to-install distribution for MacOSX, based on gwTeX]
TeX Live for Debian 
  Norbert Preining      [Introductory — The TeX Live software distribution is now available as Debian packages]
Hyphenation patterns in ConTeXt 
  Hans Hagen      [Advanced — languages and hyphenation files, especially in ConTeXt]
Diagxy, a Lego-like diagram package 
  Michael Barr      [Intermediate — a generic package for building diagrams from combining blocks]
Embedding fonts in MetaPost output 
  Troy Henderson      [Intermediate — making standalone eps files from MetaPost]
Hints & Tricks
Glisterings: Empty arguments; the usefulness of nothing; picking characters 
  Peter Wilson 
         Empty arguments; Clear to even page; Capitalizing first characters
Pearls of TeX programming      [Advanced — an array of short macros (some easy) with useful applications]
         Barbara Beeton: New symbols from old
         Karl Berry: Forcing page or column break in the midst of a paragraph
         David Carlisle: Guess what
         Taco Hoekwater: Die Hard
         Bogusław Jackowski: Extra Béziers
         Bogusław Jackowski: Locally change parameter values
         David Kastrup: Comparing two strings known to consist only of characters
         David Kastrup: Iterating with roman numerals
         David Kastrup: Sorting words by length
         Krzysztof Leszczyński: \csequence stack
         Frank Mittelbach: \looseness not so loose
         Petr Olšák: \expandafter\endcsname trick
         Petr Olšák: Testing whether two characters form a ligature
         Martin Schröder: Colour separation in pdfTeX
         Bernd Raichle: Plain TeX's accent macros revisited
         Philip Taylor: The Iterator.
The treasure chest 
  Mark LaPlante      [Intermediate — new and updated CTAN packages in 2005]
powerdot—making presentations with LaTeX 
  Hendri Adriaens, Chris Ellison      [Intermediate Plus — introduction to and implementation of a new class for making slides]
Horrors in LaTeX: How to misuse LaTeX and make a copy editor unhappy 
  Enrico Gregorio      [Introductory — examples of some egregious LaTeX errors, and corrections]
Eplain 3: Expanded plain TeX 
  Karl Berry, Oleg Katsitadze      [Intermediate — hyperlinks, graphics, color, and other user-level features for plain TeX]
TeXemplares: Contents of issue 7 (2005)   287 
Zpravodaj: Contents of issues 14(3-4), 15(1), 15(2) (2004–05)   287 
Les Cahiers GUTenberg: Contents of double issue 44–45 (November 2004)   289 
MAPS: Contents of issue 32 (2005)   290 
The PracTeX Journal: Contents of issues 2005-1–2005-4   292 
Calendar   297 
Practical TeX 2006 announcement   302 
EuroTeX 2006 announcement   303 
TUG 2006 announcement   304 
TUG Business
Financial statements for 2005 
  Robin Laakso 
TeX development fund 2005 report 
  Karl Berry, Kaja Christiansen 
Institutional members   302 
TUG membership form   301 
TeX consulting and production services   300 

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