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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 
  Hans Hagen, Taco Hoekwater, David Kastrup, Manfred Lotz, Ross Moore, Marek Ryćko, Andrzej 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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