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Tip of the Week: How to Handle Blank Pages in Templates
By Ryan Looney

If you've chosen a template from the gallery for your thesis or dissertation, you might be wondering how to get rid of all those blank pages before the front matter and before each chapter.

oneside and openany in LaTeX source code
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Tip of the Week: Try Out Official Publisher Templates
By Ryan Looney

Did you know that Overleaf has official templates for a number of journals?

searching in Overleaf
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Tip of the Week: Add a Template to the Gallery
By Ryan Looney

Did you know you can create your own LaTeX template in Overleaf?

Overleaf templates page
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Taming LaTeX’s Page Layout: A Visual Template and Toolset for Book Authors
By Graham Douglas

Have you ever struggled to configure a book layout with LaTeX—setting the paper size, book page size (trim size) and margins? In this post we explore the relationship between LaTeX's model of the page and the conventional model used within the world of print and design. Using a set of Google Slides, which contain detailed page-layout illustrations, we show, step-by-step, how to formulate some very simple equations which provide a link between LaTeX's layout model and a typical specification that might be produced by a book designer or print-on-demand company. We also present and discuss a brand new Overleaf template which offers an implementation of those equations and provides visual page guides and rulers to preview your book's text area and margins:


Screenshot of the Overleaf template
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Markdown into LaTeX with Style
By Lian Tze Lim

Who says LaTeX can’t be fun! Building on work published in an earlier blog article, this post shows how to use LaTeX and markdown to produce your own mini-booklets—perhaps a weekly planner or a story book for children. In this post we’ll demonstrate the possibilities by creating some recipe booklets.

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