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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.

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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.

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You've created three million projects and counting...
By John Hammersley

Last week we hit an amazing milestone -- the three millionth project was created on Overleaf!

When John and I kicked this all off (as writeLaTeX) just over two and half years ago, we never expected it to grow this fast. Looking at this early screenshot compared to the current editor, it's amazing how little has changed on the surface:

WriteLaTeX early screenshot

But things have certainly had to scale up on the backend! To celebrate hitting the three million projects mark, and to help give a sense of this scale, we've put together a few other stats about Overleaf we hope you'll find interesting (and maybe a little surprising too!).

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A multilingual, customisable CD/floppy disk jewel case calendar with LaTeX
By Lian Tze Lim

LaTeX's versatility makes it a rather handy (and free!) tool for creating various goodies, including monthly calendars. So here's my stab at creating a LaTeX class and template for creating customisable, multilingual monthly calendars, that fit in CD or 3.5" disk jewel cases. Pictures and events can be added, and you can choose any month range for your calendar -- it's not necessary that they begin on January and end on December.

A multilingual, customisable CD/floppy disk jewel case calendar with LaTeX

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The Overleaf Insider - Issue 4
By Mary Anne Baynes

All the latest news and updates from Overleaf, including our new feature releases, new partnerships and upcoming events.

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