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TUGboat 37:1, 2016

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Complete issue 37:1 as one pdf (5mb)       
Front cover      c1 
Inside front cover      c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty      c3 
Title page     
Editorial information     
 
General Delivery
Editorial comments
  Barbara Beeton     [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
      R.I.P. Sebastian Rahtz, 1955–2016;
      George Greenwade, 1956–2003;
      Peter Breitenlohner, 1940–2015;
      biblatex—Request for feedback;
      LaTeX courses for credit;
      Cooper Type;
      More typography videos
3–4 
Peter Breitenlohner, 1940–2015
  Joachim Lammarsch and Marion Lammarsch     
The continuing TUG membership drive
  Boris Veytsman     
6–8 
ATypI 2016 with GUST participating
  Jerzy Ludwichowski     
 
Letters
The Board's suspension of the President
  Jonathan Fine     
10–11 
 
Fonts
The libertine gets mathematical
  Khaled Hosny     [Intermediate — new OpenType font family Libertinus, including math, based on Linux Libertine]
12 
 
LaTeX
LaTeX news, issue 24, January 2016
  LaTeX Project Team     [Intermediate — LuaTeX support; Unicode data and support; East European accents; Changes in Tools and Graphics]
13–14 
LaTeX news, issue 25, March 2016
  LaTeX Project Team     [Intermediate — LuaTeX; Documentation checksums; Updates to inputenc; Updates in Tools; amsmath; Related updates]
15 
On managing large documents
  Thomas Thurnherr     [Introductory — advice on managing labels, drafts, splitting sources, and more]
16–17 
medstarbeamer: A new beamer class
  Anagha Kumar     [Intermediate — on creating on a new beamer class, with special attention to colors]
18–21 
Glisterings: Assemblies; Table talk
  Peter Wilson     [Intermediate Plus — adding to a macro, piecing a paragraph, splitting a column]
22–24 
 
Electronic Documents
Randomising assignments with SageTeX
  Sabri Al-Safi     [Intermediate Plus — individualized assignments and corresponding answers via SageTeX]
25–27 
 
Survey
Indexing: Goals, strategies and tactics
  Ron Fehd     [Intermediate — index production approaches, hints, and theories]
28–36 
 
Software & Tools
TeXShop review
  Frans Absil     [Introductory — introduction to this MacOSX TeX editor]
37–38 
TeXworks: A simple GUI with advanced options
  Sytse Knypstra     [Introductory — overview of this cross-platform TeX editor emphasizing simplicity]
39–40 
TeXstudio: Especially for LaTeX newbies
  Siep Kroonenberg     [Introductory — overview of this cross-platform dedicated TeX editor]
41–44 
10 years of TeX Live in Debian
  Norbert Preining     [Intermediate — history of TeX and TeX Live packaging in Debian]
45–47 
Paragraph designer with galley approach
  Oleg Parashchenko     [Intermediate Plus — controlling paragraph styles and space above and below via a Python script]
48–52 
LuaTeX 0.90 backend changes for PDF and more
  Hans Hagen     [Intermediate Plus — renaming, removing, reorganizing many \pdf... primitives]
53–57 
Still expanding LuaTeX: Possibly useful extensions
  Hans Hagen     [Advanced — new features related to rules, spaces, tokens, list packing, error handling]
58–65 
 
Graphics
MetaPost arrowhead variants
  Alan Braslau and Hans Hagen     [Intermediate — adding ahvariant and ahdimple for other arrowhead styles]
66 
 
Hyphenation
Hyphenation languages in LuaTeX 0.90
  Hans Hagen     [Advanced — generalizing TeX82 hyphenation discretionaries, \lccode, etc.]
66 
 
Bibliographies
A personal book catalogue: bookdb
  Peter Wilson     [Intermediate — creating a custom BibTeX style for book collections and more]
67–71 
OPmac-bib: Citations using *.bib files with no external program
  Petr Olšák     [Intermediate — producing bibliographies using TeX macros and nothing else]
71–78 
 
Macros
Exploring \romannumeral and expansion
  Joseph Wright     [Advanced — controlled expansion with \romannumeral]
79–81 
The apnum package: Arbitrary precision numbers implemented in TeX macros
  Petr Olšák     [Advanced — expression parsing, basic arithmetic, and many functions in generic TeX]
82–88 
 
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest
  Karl Berry     [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, October 2015–March 2016]
89–90 
 
Book Reviews
LaTeX for Administrative Work by Nicola Talbot
  Boris Veytsman     [review of this extensive exposition of LaTeX packages for many tasks]
      See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
91–92 
Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur LaTeX … by Vincent Lozano
  Charles Thomas     [review of this introductory and intermediate book in French]
93 
Giambattista Bodoni: His Life and His World by Valerie Lester
  Boris Veytsman     [review of this general-audience book on Bodoni's life and context]
94–96 
Note on the publisher of the Bodoni book: David R. Godine
  David Walden     [short profile of this unusual publisher of fine books]
97–98 
 
Production Notes
Production notes
  Karl Berry     [Intermediate — font support from Bob Tennent and Michael Sharpe, and the online font catalogue]
98 
 
Abstracts
Die TeXnische Komödie: Contents of issue 1/2016      98 
MAPS: Contents of issue 46 (2015)      99 
Eutypon: Contents of issue 34–35 (October 2015)      99–100 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members      100 
TUG financial statements for 2015
  Klaus Höppner     
101 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      102 
 
News
Calendar      103 
CTAN      104 


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