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TUGboat 25:2, 2004

Press Figure
 
Editorial page 122 
 
General Delivery
From the president
  Karl Berry     [Introductory — TUG activities and information for 2004]
123 
Editorial comments
  Barbara Beeton     [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
      New TUGboat submission and posting policies
      Justin Howes, 1963–2005
      John Seybold, 1916–2004
      Word Hy-phen-a-tion by Com-pu-ter
      Error in TUGboat 24:2 Zapfino article
      Historic LaTeX distributions
      The LaTeX Companion, 2nd edition
      techexplorer available once again
      Central European diacritics: TYPO Magazine
      Extra time? Proofread for Project Gutenberg
124 
 
Tutorials
CTAN for starters
  Jim Hefferon     [Introductory — introduction to the TeX software archives]
126 
\starttext: Practical ConTeXt
  Steve Peter     [Introductory — for new users of ConTeXt]
128 
Virtual fonts—a tutorial
  Thomas A. Schmitz     [Intermediate — for learning about font handling]
131 
 
Typography
Typographers' Inn
  Peter Flynn     [Introductory — common typographical pitfalls and recommendations]
134 
 
Philology
Philological facilities for Coptic script
  Claudio Beccari and Christiano Pulone     [Intermediate — support for Coptic typesetting]
136 
RyDArab—Typesetting Arabic mathematical expressions
  Azzeddine Lazrek     [Intermediate Plus — about a large system for Arabic math typesetting]
141 
 
Software & Tools
PerlTeX: Defining LaTeX macros using Perl
  Scott Pakin     [Advanced — using the Perl language to create macro definitions]
150 
 
Hints & Tricks
TeX and prepress
  Siep Kroonenberg     [Intermediate Plus — about preparing documents for physical printing]
159 
 
Software & Tools
Automatic typesetting of formulas using computer algebra
  Marcelo Castier and Vladimir F. Cabral     [Intermediate Plus — about exporting math from Mathematica to TeX]
166 
 
Graphics
ePiX: A utility for creating mathematically accurate figures
  Andrew D. Hwang     [Intermediate — for users drawing math figures]
172 
LaTeX in 3D: Annotations for OpenDX
  J.P. Hagon     [Intermediate Plus — about LaTeX captions and labeling in visual programming]
177 
 
LaTeX
dramatist: Another package for typesetting drama with LaTeX
  Massimiliano Dominici     [Intermediate — for playwrights and dramatic publishing]
188 
Variable width boxes in LaTeX
  Simon Law     [Intermediate — for moving beyond box basics]
193 
 
Macros
xkeyval—new developments and mechanisms in key processing
  Hendri Adriaens and Uwe Kern     [Advanced — about key/value arguments, for package writers]
194 
A non-expert looks at a small TeX macro
  David Walden     [Intermediate — developing and understanding basic macro definitions, an example]
199 
 
Hints & Tricks
Glisterings: Package/package and class/package clashes
  Peter Wilson     [Intermediate Plus — handling command name conflicts]
201 
The treasure chest
  Mark LaPlante     [Intermediate — new and updated CTAN packages in 2004]
203 
 
Abstracts
Zpravodaj: Contents of issues 13(1), 14(1), 14(2) (2003–04)      209 
Die TeXnische Komödie: Contents of issues 1–4/2003      210 
Biuletyn GUST: Contents of issues 20–21 (2004)      213 
Les Cahiers GUTenberg: Contents of issue 43 (December 2003)      215 
MAPS: Contents of issues 29–31 (2003–04)      216 
 
News & Announcements
Calendar      221 
A brief report on the first GuIT meeting
  Onofrio de Bari and Maurizio Himmelmann     
223 
TUG2005 announcement      223 
 
TUG Business
TeX Development Fund 2003–05 report
  Karl Berry and Kaja Christiansen     
224 
Financial statements for 2004
  Robin Laakso     
226 
TUG 2005 election report
  Barbara Beeton     
228 
Institutional members      232 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      232 


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