An Introduction to the TeX Users Group (TUG)
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Guest article by Jim Hefferon

Users groups for TeX have been around since 1980. I'm the Vice President of the original one, the TeX Users Group (TUG) and John asked me to write a bit about it.

WriteLaTeX for Education - A Video Introduction to Assignments and Teams

WriteLaTeX is being used to teach math and science courses in universities around the world. Find out more in this short introductory video.

A short video introduction to WriteLaTeX

WriteLaTeX co-founder John Hammersley shows how to use the service to create, edit and share your scientific work.

Highlights from May

May has been a busy month at writeLaTeX -- we've welcomed lots of new users, and seen some great new projects and collaborations! If you've missed any of our recent announcements, here's a quick summary.

WriteLaTeX May Highlights

Beautiful Graphs: How to turn an Inkscape drawing into an editable LaTeX document

I'm a PhD student and recently had to write a couple of papers for a conference. Despite emailing the pdfs for review to my supervisors, after submitting things still got missed.

I'm hoping writeLaTeX will enable a more collaborative means to write documents and ensure the latest version is worked upon.

I use pdf_tex files for my graphs, and since the writeLaTeX team added support so I could use them in my documents here, I wanted to share how this style of graph is achieved so others can produce beautiful vector based graphics.

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