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TUGboat 32:2, 2011

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Complete issue 32:2 as one pdf (6.3mb)  
Front cover c1 
Inside front cover c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty c3 
Editorial information  
Title page 129 
 
General Delivery
From the President
  Karl Berry     [Introductory — software; conferences; interviews]
131 
Editorial comments
  Barbara Beeton     [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
      Boris=books;
      EuroBachoTeX 2011;
      150 years at the US Government Printing Office;
      The raster tragedy
131 
 
Software & Tools
TeX Collection 2011 DVD
  TeX Collection editors     [Introductory — very high-level overview of changes in the 2011 software releases]
132 
TeXworks—As you like it
  Stefan Löffler     [Intermediate — new scripting and other features in TeXworks 0.4]
133 
MetaPost 1.750: Numerical engines
  Taco Hoekwater     [Advanced — supporting back-end numerical libraries, MPFR and decNumber]
136 
Reading and executing source code
  Herbert Voß     [Intermediate Plus — typesetting and executing LaTeX and other source]
139 
 
Education
Teaching LaTeX to the students of mathematics—the experience from The Jan Kochanowski University
  Krzysztof Pszczoła     [Introductory — experiences with and approaches to teaching LaTeX]
145 
 
Graphics
Drawing tables: Graphic fun with LuaTeX
  Paul Isambert     [Intermediate Plus — using Lua for drawing, with PDF output]
146 
 
Electronic Documents
E-books: Old wine in new bottles
  Hans Hagen     [Intermediate — reflections on using and producing ebooks, especially with ConTeXt]
152 
iTeX—Document formatting in an ereader world
  William Cheswick     [Intermediate — producing bundles for practical iPad reading]
158 
 
Fonts
Math alphabets and the mathalfa package
  Michael Sharpe     [Intermediate — survey of and package for available math script, double-struck, and fraktur fonts]
164 
Another incarnation of Lucida: Towards Lucida OpenType
  Ulrik Vieth and Mojca Miklavec     [Intermediate — review of font technologies and a new implementation of Lucida]
169 
MFLua
  Luigi Scarso     [Advanced — integrating Lua into Metafont for post-processing glyphs]
177 
 
Macros
Macro interfaces and the getoptk package
  Michael Le Barbier Grünewald     [Intermediate Plus — survey of macro interfaces; implementing a new keyword interface for plain TeX]
185 
 
LaTeX
The cals package: Multipage tables with decorations
  Oleg Parashchenko     [Intermediate Plus — an advanced table package]
193 
 
Publishing
Glisterings
  Peter Wilson     [Intermediate — ornaments with the Web-O-Mints font]
202 
 
LaTeX
Merciadri packages: An overview
  Luca Merciadri     [Intermediate — bigints; dashundergaps; plantslabels; matrices with borders]
206 
 
ConTeXt
ConTeXt basics for users: Paper setup
  Aditya Mahajan     [Intermediate — predefined and custom page and print sizes in ConTeXt]
211 
 
Bibliographies
Experiences with notes, references, and bibliographies
  David Walden     [Intermediate — a variety of practical approaches to bibliographies, with many examples]
213 
 
Typography
Sixty years of book design at St. Gallen, Switzerland
  Paul Shaw     [Intermediate — discussion of this design exhibition, with many examples]
      Reprinted from Print magazine's online newsletter, Imprint.
217 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members      224 
 
Book Reviews
Book review: A Specimen Portfolio of Wood Type in the Cary Collection
  William Adams     [review of collection of wood type specimens (RIT Press)]
      See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
225 
Book review: The Art of the Book in the Twentieth Century, by Jerry Kelly
  Boris Veytsman     [review of this typography book (RIT Press)]
226 
Book review: LaTeX Beginner's Guide, by Stefan Kottwitz
  Boris Veytsman     [review of this introductory book (Packt Publishers)]
228 
An appreciation: The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 4A, by Donald E. Knuth
  David Walden     [discussion of Knuth's magnum opus (Addison-Wesley)]
230 
 
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest
  Karl Berry     [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, April–July 2011]
233 
 
Abstracts
Les Cahiers GUTenberg: Contents of issue 54–55 (2010)      235 
Die TeXnische Komödie: Contents of issue 2/2011      235 
Zpravodaj: Contents of issue 20(4) (2010)      236 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      237 
 
Letters
Status of the American core CTAN node
  Jim Hefferon     [Introductory — web view of CTAN enhanced with extra characterizations]
238 
 
News
Calendar      239 
TUG 2011 announcement      240 


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