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TUGboat 28:1, 2007

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Practical TeX 2006 Proceedings (Rutgers, New Jersey)

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Complete issue 28:1 as one pdf (7.4mb) 
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Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   1 
 
General Delivery
From the President 
  Karl Berry      [Introductory — some TUG activities and information for 2006]
 3 
Editorial comments 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
     Erratum: TUGboat 27:1 (EuroTeX proceedings)
     A new Korean TeX Society
     LaTeX goes to the movies
     Some TUGboat staff changes
 3 
 
Warnings
TeX's infinite glue is projective 
  Donald Knuth      [Advanced — note about negative infinite glue]
 4 
 
Software & Tools
TeXML: Resurrecting TeX in the XML world 
  Oleg Parashchenko      [Intermediate Plus — transforming XML input syntax through TeX to PDF]
 5 
Oriental TeX: A new direction in scholarly complex-script typesetting 
  Barbara Beeton, Idris Hamid 
 11 
 
Hints & Tricks
Glisterings 
  Peter Wilson      [Intermediate Plus — stringing along; loops]
 12 
The treasure chest 
  Mark LaPlante      [Intermediate — selected new CTAN packages in 2006]
 15 
 
LaTeX
paperTeX: Creating newspapers using LaTeX2e 
  Ignacio Llopis Tortosa, María José Castro Bleda      [Intermediate — automatically generating a PDF newspaper from external sources]
 20 
LaTeX news, issue 17 
  LaTeX Project Team      [Introductory — latest LaTeX release notes: font encodings, graphics drivers, more]
 24 
 
Practical TeX 2006
Conference information   26 
 
Keynote
How to create a TeX Journal: A personal journey 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — a look back at TUGboat experiences since its founding]
 29 
 
Publishing
A lifetime as an amateur compositor 
  David Walden      [Introductory — productivity with LaTeX and typesetting experiences along the way]
 49 
TeX and medicine 
  Elizabeth Dearborn      [Introductory — experiences in self-publishing a medical transcription dictionary with TeX]
 61 
 
Teaching & Training
LaTeX at a liberal arts college 
  Jon Breitenbucher      [Introductory — experiences introducing LaTeX in an undergraduate liberal arts setting]
 65 
Design of presentations: Notes on principles and LaTeX implementation 
  Boris Veytsman      [Introductory — writing effective presentations and implementing them in LaTeX]
 70 
 
Software & Tools
Automatic report generation with Web, TeX and SQL 
  Boris Veytsman, Maria Shmilevich      [Intermediate — creating high-quality project reports while minimizing overhead]
 77 
Writing and checking complete proofs in TeX 
  Bob Neveln, Bob Alps      [Advanced — verifying formal mathematical proofs with TeX and Python]
 80 
 
Graphics
A beginner's guide to MetaPost for creating high-quality graphics 
  Troy Henderson      [Introductory — introduction to MetaPost]
 84 
Graphics with PGF and TikZ 
  Andrew Mertz, William Slough      [Intermediate — graduated examples of graphics within LaTeX using a MetaPost-like syntax]
 91 
Drawing medical pedigree trees with TeX and PSTricks 
  Boris Veytsman, Leila Akhmadeeva      [Intermediate Plus — typesetting medical pedigrees graphically]
 100 
 
Tutorials
Rolling your own Document Class: Using LaTeX to keep away from the Dark Side 
  Peter Flynn 
 110 
 
LaTeX
LaTeX resources 
  Jim Hefferon      [Introductory — a sampling of useful documentation, web sites, programs, and packages]
 124 
LaTeX for academics and researchers who (think they) don't need it 
  Peter Flom      [Introductory — advocating LaTeX for scientists and dispelling myths]
 126 
Hypertext capabilities with pdfLaTeX 
  Federico Garcia      [Intermediate — introduction to the hyperref package, links, bookmarks, and more]
 129 
Removing vertical stretch—mimicking traditional typesetting with TeX 
  Kaveh Bazargan, CV Radhakrishnan      [Intermediate — a method for typesetting on a grid, including double columns and math]
 133 
 
Abstracts
Prac'TeX 2006 abstracts 
  Adams, Garcia, Höppner, Hummel, Moye, Peter, Wetmore 
 137 
 
News
Calendar   138 
TUG 2007 announcement   139 
EuroBachoTeX 2007 announcement   140 
 
TUG Business
TUG 2007 election report 
  Steve Peter 
 141 
Financial statements for 2006 
  David Walden 
 145 
Institutional members   146 
TUG membership form   147 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services   148 


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