Posts tagged latex

2016 Greetings and Fun Facts
By Mary Anne Baynes
Overleaf 2016 Calendar and Putty Monster

Everyone at Overleaf would like to thank you for your support in 2015 and we look forward to more exciting growth and new features in 2016.

We thought it would be fun to share with you some of the stats we've achieved in 2015... so here they are!

The latest TeX Live 2015 is here!
By John Lees-Miller
TeX Live Logo

The latest TeX Live 2015 is now running on Overleaf, and it brings many updated and new packages! Yay!

A quick visual guide to creating table cells with diagonal lines in LaTeX
By Lian Tze Lim
Using the slashbox and diagbox LaTeX packages for tables on Overleaf

There are many packages in LaTeX that help with table creation – booktabs is a popular example – and there are also a growing number of automatic table generators now available online (such as this one) which are a great way to create the LaTeX code for a table without having to type it out manually. But what if you want to add some additional styling or formatting to certain cells within your tables?

In-line rich text comments and multi-citation auto-complete
By Shane Kilkelly
Tweet screenshot about the new Overleaf auto-complete update

Last month saw the release of two enhancements to the Overleaf editor: the first to help with document review, the second to improve the auto-complete functionality when inserting citations from your bibliography.

Examples, techniques and tips on how to use latexmkrc with Overleaf
By Lian Tze Lim

Why the interest in latexmkrc? We've recently had a number of users get in touch to ask how to do certain things with Overleaf, to which our answer has begun: "Firstly, create a custom latexmkrc file in your project...". Given that this isn't the most intuitive part of LaTeX, and documentation on the web (and examples in particular) is quite sparse, we thought we'd explore it here in a bit more detail.