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Tip of the Week: Overleaf v2 Reference Search
By Ryan Looney

This is the third in a series of tips highlighting features available in Overleaf v2. If you'd like to try v2 for yourself, the beta is now open to the public at https://v2.overleaf.com.

Overleaf v2 lets you search your bibliography to quickly and easily insert the correct citation. As well as simple auto-complete of your bibliography keys, you can choose to search your bibliography entries by author name, title, publisher or year. This will save you time from wading through your .bib files looking for the right keys, or trying to remember them.

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Tip of the Week: Overleaf v2 Link Sharing
By Ryan Looney

This is the second in a series of tips highlighting features available in Overleaf v2. If you'd like to try v2 for yourself, the beta is now open to the public at https://v2.overleaf.com.

Link sharing is an easy way to distribute your project to collaborators. In Overleaf v1, link sharing is on by default. In v2, it's off by default, but you can easily turn it on.

Share button and turn on link sharing
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Tip of the Week: Speed up compile time
By Ryan Looney

If your project is taking a long time to compile, or reaching compile timeout limits, here are some suggestions to speed things up.

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Tip of the Week: Using Overleaf teaching tools with your learning management system
By Ryan Looney

Did you know you can use the Overleaf teaching tools with your learning management system? Once you've created your teaching assignment on Overleaf, you'll be provided with a unique URL you can share with your students.

Share menu publish as assignment highlighted
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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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