# Documentation

Welcome to the Overleaf knowledge base. A complete list of topics is provided on the left hand-side, but here is a selection of useful articles:

## New to LaTeX?

Start with our *Learn LaTeX in 30 minutes* guide.

For more specific introductions, have a look at:

- Create your first document in LaTeX
- Paragraphs and new lines
- Bold, italics and underlining
- Lists
- Mathematics
- Bibliographies and references
- Images
- Tables

## Overleaf guides

- Create your first Overleaf document
- Uploading a project to Overleaf
- Copying a project
- Creating a project from a template
- Using the Overleaf project menu
- Including images on Overleaf
- Exporting your work from Overleaf
- Using bibliographies on Overleaf
- Sharing your work with others
- Debugging Compilation timeout errors
- Code Check

## Languages

Overleaf and LaTeX have support for a large selection of languages. These include Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

Multilingual typesetting is discussed, with examples, in the article Multilingual typesetting on Overleaf using polyglossia and fontspec.

## Advanced TeX/LaTeX

Overleaf has published a wide range of in-depth technical articles for readers interested in the low-level behaviour of TeX engines.

## Overleaf guides

- Creating a document in Overleaf
- Uploading a project
- Copying a project
- Creating a project from a template
- Using the Overleaf project menu
- Including images in Overleaf
- Exporting your work from Overleaf
- Working offline in Overleaf
- Using Track Changes in Overleaf
- Using bibliographies in Overleaf
- Sharing your work with others
- Using the History feature
- Debugging Compilation timeout errors
- How-to guides
- Guide to Overleaf’s premium features

## LaTeX Basics

- Creating your first LaTeX document
- Choosing a LaTeX Compiler
- Paragraphs and new lines
- Bold, italics and underlining
- Lists
- Errors

## Mathematics

- Mathematical expressions
- Subscripts and superscripts
- Brackets and Parentheses
- Matrices
- Fractions and Binomials
- Aligning equations
- Operators
- Spacing in math mode
- Integrals, sums and limits
- Display style in math mode
- List of Greek letters and math symbols
- Mathematical fonts
- Using the Symbol Palette in Overleaf

## Figures and tables

- Inserting Images
- Tables
- Positioning Images and Tables
- Lists of Tables and Figures
- Drawing Diagrams Directly in LaTeX
- TikZ package

## References and Citations

- Bibliography management with bibtex
- Bibliography management with natbib
- Bibliography management with biblatex
- Bibtex bibliography styles
- Natbib bibliography styles
- Natbib citation styles
- Biblatex bibliography styles
- Biblatex citation styles

## Languages

- Multilingual typesetting on Overleaf using polyglossia and fontspec
- Multilingual typesetting on Overleaf using babel and fontspec
- International language support
- Quotations and quotation marks
- Arabic
- Chinese
- French
- German
- Greek
- Italian
- Japanese
- Korean
- Portuguese
- Russian
- Spanish

## Document structure

- Sections and chapters
- Table of contents
- Cross referencing sections, equations and floats
- Indices
- Glossaries
- Nomenclatures
- Management in a large project
- Multi-file LaTeX projects
- Hyperlinks

## Formatting

- Lengths in LaTeX
- Headers and footers
- Page numbering
- Paragraph formatting
- Line breaks and blank spaces
- Text alignment
- Page size and margins
- Single sided and double sided documents
- Multiple columns
- Counters
- Code listing
- Code Highlighting with minted
- Using colours in LaTeX
- Footnotes
- Margin notes

## Fonts

## Presentations

## Commands

## Field specific

- Theorems and proofs
- Chemistry formulae
- Feynman diagrams
- Molecular orbital diagrams
- Chess notation
- Knitting patterns
- CircuiTikz package
- Pgfplots package
- Typesetting exams in LaTeX
- Knitr
- Attribute Value Matrices

## Class files

- Understanding packages and class files
- List of packages and class files
- Writing your own package
- Writing your own class