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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Rigour and Openness in 21st Century Science
By John Hammersley

This is an excellent collection of talks from the Future of Science event held in Oxford last month:

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Entitled "Rigour and Openness in 21st Century Science", the event brought together representatives from the many areas of science and publication...

Try out our Pro and Teams accounts with a free trial

You can now instantly upgrade your account to try out the advanced features of writeLaTeX Pro and Teams.

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A letter from one of our users (or the importance of cross-browser support)

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I recently got unemployed and was enrolled into a programme for training me to find a new job.

On the computers there, we only have a restricted environment where we can't install additional programs (like TeXworks). We're stuck with Microsoft Office 2007 and Internet Explorer 8 on Windows XP and old hardware.