TeX Tables: How TeX Calculates Spanned Column Widths
By Graham Douglas

Producing tables in TeX or LaTeX can be quite time-consuming, especially for tables that contain entries which span multiple columns—these can often produce quite unexpected results. Using an extensive collection of annotated TeX tables (in SVG format) we explain the calculations that TeX uses to define the width of columns containing spanned entries (e.g., for table headings). By exploring (and explaining) a few key concepts we hope this article helps to make typesetting TeX tables just a little less frustrating and mysterious.

ShareLaTeX and Overleaf Integration Update
By John Hammersley

Following our exciting announcement in the second half of July, we wanted to give everyone a quick update on where things stand with Overleaf’s integration with ShareLaTeX.

Lots of developers in London!

Spanish-Language LaTeX Course Available
By Ryan Looney

An introductory LaTeX course in Spanish is now available!

Spanish language LaTeX course
It's time for the next #FuturePub! London, Sept 25th, near Kings Cross
By John Hammersley

Quick link: Register here!

Monday, September 25, 2017 from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Near Kings Cross, London
Free Pizza & Drinks!

Four speakers now confirmed! Here's the awesome line-up we have for you so far...

A Data-Driven Approach to LaTeX Autocomplete
By Nate Stemen

Writing LaTeX can at times be tedious and painful. At Overleaf we try to minimize that pain and provide a more enjoyable, and overall focused experience allowing you to put content over commands. In this post we begin to learn about what we are doing at Overleaf to help combat this pain by building a smarter autocomplete feature.

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