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Tip of the Week: Add inline or margin comments to your PDF
By Ryan Looney

In LaTeX, you can use the % (percent sign) to comment out a line of text in your source code. If you'd like to include comments that appear in the PDF of your project, you can use the "Todo Notes" package.

Example of the Todonotes package in action
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Unicode, UTF-8 and multilingual text: An introduction
By Graham Douglas

This article introduces a number of OpenType and Unicode-related topics: starting out with a discussion of what is meant by a “character” and moving on to introduce scripts/languages, Unicode encoding and UTF-8—together with an example of working with a multilingual text file containing English and Arabic text. Our objective is to provide an introduction to some key terms/topics and piece together a basic framework to show how those topics are related—providing users of LaTeX with some helpful background information.

Screenshot showing a multilingual UTF-8 text file open in a HEX editor
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Tip of the Week: Private Templates
By Ryan Looney

If you'd like to create a project template for your own use, without publishing it to the gallery, you can!

Showing the project options menu in Overleaf
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Tip of the Week: Creating nested folders on Overleaf
By Graham Douglas

In this tip we show how to use your browser’s “drag and drop” facility to create a nested folder structure on Overleaf. Using a short video, we take you, step-by-step, through the creation of a set of nested folders designed for a typical book project.

An image of a nested folder structure on Overleaf
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Integration Update: Link Sharing on ShareLaTeX
By Graham Douglas Following on from the addition of auto-compilation to ShareLaTeX last month, we are delighted to share some further developments: a new Link Sharing feature for ShareLaTeX.

screenshot showing link sharing options on ShareLaTeX
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