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TUGboat 29:1, 2008

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EuroBachoTeX 2007 Proceedings

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Complete issue 29:1 as one pdf (16mb) 
Front cover   c1 
Inside front cover   c2 
Title page   1 
 
EuroTeX 2007
EuroTeX 2007 conference delegates and sponsors   2 
EuroTeX 2007 program   4 
EuroBachoTeX 2007: Paths to the Future 
  Jerzy Ludwichowski, Petr Sojka      [Introductory — introduction to the conference and proceedings]
 6 
EuroTeX 2007 photos   8 
Confessions of a teenage TeX user 
  Sam Guravage      [Introductory — report on the talk, with photos]
 13 
 
Typography
Handmade paper: A mixture of handcraft, art and fun 
  Grażyna Jackowska      [Introductory — report on a papermaking workshop, with photos]
 14 
Designing a special book: With both pleasure and … fear 
  Andrzej Tomaszewski      [Introductory — creation of a commemorative edition for the Warsaw Waterworks jubilee]
    High-resolution pdf.
 16 
Enumerations as an interesting form of text appearance 
  Dorota Cendrowska      [Introductory — classical and modern formatting of enumerations]
 20 
 
Fonts
Five years after: Report on international TeX font projects 
  Jerzy Ludwichowski, Bogusław Jackowski, Janusz Nowacki      [Introductory — status and samples of these two major font projects]
 25 
Cyklop: A new font family 
  Janusz Nowacki      [Introductory — a heavy sans serif oblique for titling and displays]
 27 
Do we need a font system in TeX? 
  Hans Hagen      [Intermediate — reflections on the font system in TeX generally, ConTeXt specifically, and coming changes]
 28 
OpenType fonts in LuaTeX 
  Taco Hoekwater      [Intermediate — overview of the state of reading OpenType directly from LuaTeX]
 34 
Font-specific issues in pdfTeX 
  Hàn Thế Thành      [Intermediate — microtypography, letterspacing, interword spacing, character kerning, subfont, runpdftex]
 36 
Those obscure accents … 
  Karel Horák      [Introductory — discussion and comparison of the many versions of caron (háček) accents]
 42 
Creation of a PostScript Type1 logo font with MetaType1 
  Klaus Höppner      [Intermediate — tutorial for implementing a font with MetaType1]
 45 
Procedures for font comparison 
  Karel Píška      [Intermediate Plus — tools and examples for detailed comparison of glyphs, kerns, and more]
 50 
Comments and suggestions about the Latin Modern fonts 
  Karel Píška      [Intermediate Plus — comparisons among Latin Modern, Computer Modern, and the Czech/Slovak CS fonts]
 57 
The GUST Font License: An application of the LaTeX Project Public License 
  Jerzy Ludwichowski, Karl Berry      [Introductory — using the LPPL (with an additional request) for fonts]
 66 
 
Resources
A brief history of TeX, volume II 
  Arthur Reutenauer      [Introductory — recapitulation of TeX origins, evolution, and descendants]
 68 
Overview of the TeX historic archive 
  Ulrik Vieth      [Introductory — preserving TeX distributions and packages for software archaeologists]
 73 
TeX Clinic 
  Joanna Ludmiła Ryćko      [Introductory — overview of the TeX help clinic available at Bachotek and via email]
 77 
 
Multilingual Document Processing
Parameterized Arabic font development for AlQalam 
  Ameer Sherif, Hossam Fahmy      [Intermediate Plus — achieving high-quality Arabic typesetting through Metafont pens and drawing]
 79 
Nastaleeq: A challenge accepted by Omega 
  Atif Gulzar, Shafiq ur Rahman      [Intermediate Plus — implementing the Urdu script in Omega]
 89 
Typesetting Vietnamese with VnTeX (and with the TeX Gyre fonts too) 
  Hàn Thế Thành      [Intermediate — introduction to typesetting Vietnamese in TeX]
 95 
Managing order relations in MlBibTeX 
  Jean-Michel Hufflen      [Intermediate Plus — handling language-specific lexicographic orderings]
 101 
 
Electronic Documents
Introducing LaTeX users to XSL-FO 
  Jean-Michel Hufflen      [Intermediate — concise introduction to XSL-FO with comparisons to LaTeX]
 109 
Using TeX in a wiki 
  Tomasz Łuczak      [Introductory — overview of using TeX as a back-end for PDF production from a wiki]
 117 
 
Publishing
Single-source publishing in multiple formats for different output devices 
  Petr Sojka, Michal Růžička      [Intermediate — using high-level markup, pdfLaTeX, and TeX4ht for multiple output formats]
 118 
Practical journal and proceedings publication on paper and on the web 
  Péter Szabó      [Intermediate — techniques and advice for editorial workflow and production operations]
 125 
 
Software & Tools
An experimental CTAN upload process 
  Jim Hefferon      [Intermediate — a cooperative web-based CTAN (and TeX Live) package processing method]
 133 
TeX (Live) on Debian 
  Norbert Preining      [Intermediate — usage of TeX on Debian, including package and font installation]
 136 
Epspdf: Easy conversion between PostScript and PDF 
  Siep Kroonenberg      [Introductory — command-line and GUI interface to convenient graphics conversion]
 140 
pdfTeX 1.40: What's new 
  Martin Schröder      [Intermediate — overview of new features: JBIG2, color stacks, transformation matrices, and more]
 143 
XeTeX Live 
  Jonathan Kew      [Introductory — XeTeX's incorporation in TeX Live 2007, and further developments]
 146 
Conventional scoping of registers—An experiment in exTeX 
  Gerd Neugebauer      [Advanced — alternative localization of registers via the Java infrastructure of exTeX]
 151 
MlBibTeX: Reporting the experience 
  Jean-Michel Hufflen      [Intermediate Plus — discussing design and implementation choices of the MlBibTeX program]
 157 
Writing (La)TeX documents with AUCTeX in Emacs 
  David Kastrup      [Introductory — introduction to the AUCTeX Emacs facilities, and download locations]
 163 
LyX: An editor not just for secretaries 
  Tomasz Łuczak      [Introductory — overview of LyX, an editor for TeX with a graphical interface]
 164 
 
Publishing
Automated DVD menu authoring with pdfLaTeX 
  Péter Szabó      [Intermediate Plus — creating standard DVDs with menus created in LaTeX]
 166 
 
LaTeX
Graphics in LaTeX using TikZ 
  Zofia Walczak      [Introductory — introduction to TikZ for drawing graphics directly in LaTeX]
 176 
LaTeX vs. LaTeX—a modification of the logo 
  Grzegorz Murzynowski      [Introductory — a LaTeX logo definition that self-adjusts to many fonts]
 180 
Benefits, care and feeding of the bigfoot package 
  David Kastrup      [Intermediate — improved page breaking and other footnote enhancements]
 181 
MathPSfrag: LaTeX labels in Mathematica plots 
  Johannes Große      [Intermediate Plus — typographically consistent labels for Mathematica plots, using PDF or PostScript]
 184 
makematch, a LaTeX package for pattern matching with wildcards 
  David Kastrup      [Advanced — efficient pattern matching supporting * and !]
 190 
qstest, a LaTeX package for unit tests 
  David Kastrup      [Advanced — extensive unit testing functionality, including embedding in dtx files]
 193 
 
Macros
gmverse and gmcontinuo—some nontrivial placement of text on a page 
  Grzegorz Murzynowski      [Intermediate — optical centering and right alignment of verses; continuous paragraph setting]
 199 
The gmdoc bundle—a new tool for documenting (La)TeX sources 
  Grzegorz Murzynowski      [Intermediate Plus — an enhanced reimplementation of doc]
 201 
 
Hints & Tricks
TeX beauties and oddities 
  Paweł Jackowski      [Advanced — the 2007 edition of TeX pearls]
     Péter Szabó: A TeX quine
     Hans Hagen: Multi-signed numbers
     Jerzy Ludwichowski: Double-hat trap
     Paweł Jackowski: \vbox height vs. \vtop depth
     Paweł Jackowski: (Ir)relevant missing character message
     Paweł Jackowski: Skip assignments
     Bogusław Jackowski: Current font global assignment
     Marcin Woliński: How to make a box disappear at a line break
     Bogusław Jackowski: Variable-width visible space
     Marcin Woliński: Do you need some stretch?
     Bogusław Jackowski: MetaPost tables indexed with strings
     Marcin Woliński: Multiple expansions triggered with a single \expandafter
     Grzegorz Murzynowski: Hacking verbatim
     Paweł Jackowski: Custom overfull text.
 207 
 
Puzzle
Crossword 
  Janusz Nowacki 
 216 
 
Abstracts
EuroTeX 2007 abstracts 
  Hagen, Hoekwater, Kastrup, Lotz, Moore, Ryćko, Tomaszewski 
    Presentations.
 217 
 
ConTeXt
ConTeXt basics for users: Table macros II 
  Aditya Mahajan      [Intermediate — further overview of making tables in ConTeXt]
 219 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services   223 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members   223 
 
In memoriam Bernard Gaulle 
  Maurice Laugier 
 224 


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