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New Year, New Name, New Free Features!
By John Hammersley

Track changes, version comparison, spell check, editor themes and LaTeX auto-complete are now free for all users.

Overleaf see tracked changes in compared versions rich text

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Latest TeX update: TiKZ / PGF 3.0 support, auto-generated nomenclature, and a new Arabic typesetting system
By John Lees-Miller
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Happy New Year! This is our first blog post of 2015 (yay!), with details of three updates to the TeX servers that power Overleaf which we released towards the end of last year; TikZ / PGF 3.0 support, auto-generated nomenclature and a new Arabic typesetting system.

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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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Hack4ac: Text-mining and analyzing author contributions in PLOS articles
By John Lees-Miller

This Saturday saw the Hack4ac event held in central London, aimed at "hacking academia better together".

Overleaf / WriteLaTeX founder John Lees-Miller worked on mining and analysing article data from the PLOS Search API and PeerJ at the hack4ac event.

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Create password-protected documents on Overleaf

With protected projects (available as part of Overleaf Pro), you have greater control when sharing your documents with collaborators and reviewers.

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