TUGboat

The Communications of
the TeX Users Group


TUGboat 35:2, 2014

Press Figure

TUG 2014 Proceedings

Videos of many of the presentations are available, thanks to Kaveh Bazargan and River Valley Technologies.

If you're not already a member, we hope you'll consider joining TUG to support TUGboat and other TeX projects. More information on TUG member access.

 
Complete issue 35:2 as one pdf (7.2mb)       
Front cover      c1 
Inside front cover      c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty      c3 
Title page      125 
 
TUG 2014
TUG 2014 conference information     
  sponsors and participants
126 
TUG 2014 conference program      127 
TUG 2014 photos      128–129 
TUG 2014 in Portland
  David Latchman     
  conference report
130–134 
Visiting TUG 2014
  Tracy Kidder     
  (on last page of report)
134 
 
Fonts
Recent additions to TeX's font repertoire
  Michael Sharpe     [Introductory — Garamonds, Baskervilles, typewriter fonts, sans serif, and more]
135–138 
 
Publishing
Experiences converting from PDF-only to paper
  Jim Hefferon and Lon Mitchell     [Introductory — offering an online textbook in print for the first time]
139–141 
Texinfo visits a garden
  Joseph Hogg     [Introductory — producing an annotated, indexed, plant list for the Huntington's Herb Garden]
142–144 
 
Software & Tools
MacTeX design philosophy vs. TeXShop design philosophy
  Richard Koch     [Intermediate Plus — Global vs. LocalTeX PrefPane for the Mac, and Apple histories]
145–151 
TeX Live Utility: A slightly-shiny Mac interface for TeX Live Manager (tlmgr)
  Adam Maxwell     [Intermediate Plus — a MacOSX graphical interface for tlmgr]
152–156 
On tracing the trip test with JSBox
  Doug McKenna     [Advanced — accurate and complete tracing as part of developing a new TeX interpreter]
  JSBox slides, literac slides
157–167 
Creating (mathematical) jigsaw puzzles using TeX and friends
  Julian Gilbey     [Intermediate — educational puzzles creating using TeX, Python, YAML, et al.]
168–172 
SUTRA—A workflow for documenting signals
  Pavneet Arora     [Intermediate Plus — using YAML and ConTeXt tables for generalized signal documentation]
173–178 
 
Graphics
Typesetting figures for computer science
  Andrew Mertz, William Slough and Nancy Van Cleave     [Intermediate Plus — practical packages for drawing stacks, byte fields, trees, automata, and more]
179–191 
 
Software & Tools
Dynamic documents
  David Allen     [Intermediate Plus — using R's tikzDevice to generate graphical output in LaTeX]
192–194 
 
Typography
Typography and readability: An experiment with post-stroke patients
  Leyla Akhmadeeva and Boris Veytsman     [Intermediate — serif vs. sans serif for readers with cognitive impairments from stroke]
195–197 
 
Macros
TeX and copyediting
  SK Venkatesan and CV Rajagopal     [Intermediate — copyediting markup to improve consistency and communication]
198–201 
An output routine for an illustrated book: Making the FAO Statistical Yearbook
  Boris Veytsman     [Advanced — when illustrations are primary and text is secondary]
  code as pdf, code as dtx, github
202–204 
 
Electronic Publishing
xml2tex: An easy way to define XML-to-LaTeX converters
  Keiichiro Shikano     [Advanced — a Scheme program to use LaTeX as an effective XML presentation layer]
205–208 
 
Electronic Documents
MathBook XML
  Robert A. Beezer     [Intermediate — writing technical documents with many possible output formats and online integration]
209–211 
 
Electronic Publishing
Can LaTeX profiles be rendered adequately with static CSS?
  William Hammond     [Advanced — using pure CSS to handle math from LaTeX profiles in, e.g., GELLMU]
  in HTML
212–218 
 
Abstracts
TUG 2014 abstracts
  Bazargan, Berry, Crossland, Cunningham, de Souza, Doob, Farmer, McKenna, Mittelbach, Moore, Raies, Robertson, Tétreault, Wetmore     
  Wiki created by Ward Cunningham at and for the conference
219–221 
Let's Learn LaTeX: A hack-to-learn ebook
  S Parthasarathy     
222 
 
Book Reviews
Book review: Fifty Typefaces That Changed The World, by John Walters
  Jeffrey Barnett     [review of this art book, with personal commentary on the omission of Computer Modern]
      See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
223–224 
 
TUG Business
TUG 2015 election
  Kaja Christiansen     
  TUG election information online
225 
Institutional members      226 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      226–227 
 
News
Calendar      228 


[issue 110] contact webmaster; TUGboat; TUG [April 23, 2017].