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TUGboat 27:2, 2006

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TUG 2006 Proceedings (Marrakesh, Morocco), and regular articles

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Complete issue 27:2 as one pdf (17mb)  
Inside front cover c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty c3 
Title page 109 
 
General Delivery
From the President
  Karl Berry     [Introductory — some TUG activities and information for 2006]
110 
Editorial comments
  Barbara Beeton     [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
      TUG2006
      Chuck Bigelow goes to RIT
      DEK in the news again
      Corrigendum: TUGboat 21:2
      Out-of-copyright books on the Web
111 
 
Fonts
The installation and use of OpenType fonts in LaTeX
  John Owens     [Intermediate — also discusses basics of accessing new fonts from LaTeX]
112 
 
Hints & Tricks
Glisterings
  Peter Wilson     [Intermediate Plus — address lists; animated books and running.mp]
119 
Brackets around anything
  Timothy Hall     [Intermediate Plus — placing braces of any size and any angle for labeling within a figure]
121 
 
Omega
Typesetting Malayalam using Omega
  Alex A.J.     [Intermediate Plus — installation and use of a new Omega package to support Malayalam]
125 
 
Reports and notices
TUG 2006 conference information 127 
 
TUG 2006
TUG 2006 report
  Taco Hoekwater     [Introductory — informal introduction to and review of TUG 2006, with photos]
131 
 
Multilingual document processing
Arabic text justification
  Mohamed Jamal Eddine Benatia, Mohamed Elyaakoubi and Azzeddine Lazrek     [Intermediate — survey of historical methods of Arabic text justification, and a recommended algorithm]
137 
The Arabi system — TeX writes in Arabic and Farsi
  Youssef Jabri     [Intermediate — an Arabic package for TeX needing no preprocessor, integrated with Babel]
147 
DadTeX — A full Arabic interface
  Mustapha Eddahibi, Azzeddine Lazrek and Khalid Sami     [Intermediate Plus — TeX-based localization of documents to Arabic]
154 
AlQalam for typesetting traditional Arabic texts
  Hossam Fahmy     [Intermediate Plus — enhancements to ArabTeX for Arabic, especially for typesetting the Qur'an]
159 
Infrastructure for high-quality Arabic typesetting
  Yannis Haralambous     [Advanced — Supporting Arabic with new features in Ω2]
167 
Babel speaks Hindi
  Zdenek Wagner     [Intermediate Plus — Hindi support in Babel via devnag, and Unicode vs. Velthuis transliteration]
176 
 
Philology
LaTeX as a tool for the typographic reproduction of ancient texts
  Apostolos Syropoulos     [Intermediate]
181 
 
Electronic documents
Generating TeX from mathematical content with respect to notational settings
  Elena Smirnova and Stephen M. Watt     [Advanced — respecting users' wishes for TeX output of mathematical notation]
187 
dvi2svg: Using LaTeX layout on the Web
  Adrian Frischauf and Paul Libbrecht     [Intermediate Plus — math formulas on the Web via DVI to SVG conversion]
197 
 
LaTeX
LaTeX2e, pict2e and complex numbers
  Claudio Beccari     [Intermediate — extending the graphics of the pict2e package via complex number manipulation]
202 
Page design in LaTeX3
  Morten Høgholm     [Intermediate — using LaTeX3 features to ease and generalize page layout definitions]
213 
 
Software & Tools
MKII–MKIV
  Hans Hagen     [Intermediate Plus — integration of LuaTeX with ConTeXt for graphics, I/O, networking, and more]
219 
Unicode and multilingual typesetting with XeTeX
  Jonathan Kew     [Intermediate — extended abstract demonstrating Arabic typesetting with XeTeX]
228 
The New Font Project: TeX Gyre
  Hans Hagen, Jerzy B. Ludwichowski and Volker RW Schaa     [Introductory — enhancing the free fonts from URW et al. to support more scripts, analogous to Latin Modern]
230 
 
Fonts
Outline font extensions for Arabic typesetting
  Karel Píška     [Intermediate Plus — discussion of FontForge and MetaType1 for Arabic fonts]
234 
Arabic font building for LaTeX
  F. Mounayerji and M.A. Naal     [Intermediate — outline of procedure for building Arabic fonts from scratch]
238 
Everything we want to know about Font Resources
  Chris Rowley     [Intermediate — brief discussion and open-ended questions on modern fonts and typesetting engines]
241 
 
Bibliographies
Names in BibTeX and MlBibTeX
  Jean-Michel Hufflen     [Advanced — parsing names in bibliographies in a robust and extensible way]
243 
 
Abstracts
  Beeton, Bujdosó, Feuerstack, Hagen, Hoekwater, Ludwichowski, Wierda 254 
MAPS: Contents of issues 33–34 (2005–06)      256 
ArsTeXnica: Contents of issue 1 (2006)      258 
Biuletyn GUST: Contents of issues 22–23 (2005–06)      258 
 
News
Calendar      263 
EuroBachoTeX 2007 announcement      264 
The 3rd Annual GuIT Meeting
  Onofrio de Bari     
265 
UKTUG sponsors day of LaTeX
  Charles Goldie     
266 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members      266 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      268 


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