New feature launch: Save to Dropbox and Multi-language Spell Check

Two of our most requested features are now out of testing and available to all users - an in-editor option to quickly save your work to Dropbox, and a multi-language spell checker to help pick up those typos and mistakes that can easily slip past.

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How to use Protected Projects with Overleaf Pro
By John Hammersley

Protected projects provide greater control and security when you share your documents with collaborators and reviewers, as you retain full control over who can access your work at all times.

Here we provide a short guide to creating your first protected project, adding & removing collaborators, protecting existing projects and identifying your protected projects on the 'My Projects' dashboard.

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Showcase your work from writeLaTeX - share your PDFs and track views & re-shares

We pleased to announce that you can now share your PDFs directly from writeLaTeX, and track how many people view and share your work - freely available to all our users as part of the main writeLaTeX service.

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Free submissions to F1000Research for software and web tool papers

From today F1000Research are waiving their article processing fee for papers documenting the development of bioinformatics software and tools:

"To encourage bioinformatics tool developers to try this new way of publishing, we are inviting the submission of software and web tool papers free of charge to F1000Research."

To help support and encourage the documentation of software development, we've collaborated with F1000Research to bring you an easy way to submit your article directly to F1000Research from the writeLaTeX editor

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A five-step guide to the Overleaf teaching tools

With our new teaching account you can quickly and easily send out assignments to your students, which they can complete online and submit back to you with a single click.

Here we present a visual five-step guide to getting set up with a teaching account and using the integrated tools to create, distribute and collect your course assignments. We finish with a short video demonstration of all the features in action.

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