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TUGboat 37:2, 2016

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TUG 2016 (Toronto) Proceedings

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Complete issue 37:1 as one pdf (28mb) 
Front cover   c1 
Inside front cover   c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   105 
 
TUG 2016
Passport to the TeX canvas 
  Pavneet Arora 
 106-110 
TUG 2016 conference information 
    sponsors and participants
 111 
TUG 2016 conference program   112 
TUG 2016 photos   113 
TUG 2016 in Toronto 
  Norbert Preining 
    report on conference and excursions
 115-124 
TUG 2016 Annual General Meeting informal report 
  Stefan Kottwitz 
 125 
 
General Delivery
Sebastian Rahtz (1955–2016): A brief memoir 
  Lou Burnard 
 126-128 
R.I.P.—S.P.Q.R; Sebastian Patrick Quintus Rahtz (13.2.1955–15.3.2016) 
  Frank Mittelbach 
 129-130 
Interview with Pavneet Arora 
  David Walden 
 131-136 
 
Typography
Type in the Toronto subway 
  Joe Clark      [Introductory — signage, typefaces, and (re)designs]
 137-147 
Are justification and hyphenation good or bad for the reader? Preliminary experimental results 
  Leila Akhmadeeva, Rinat Gizatullin, Boris Veytsman      [Intermediate Plus — the (mixed) results of an initial experiment on reading speed and comprehension]
 148-151 
 
Publishing
An informal look into the history of digital typography 
  David Walden      [Introductory — summary of longer online article on newspapers, individual use, algorithms, and more.]
     Dave's full article; comments welcome.
 152-153 
 
Fonts
A short history of the Lucida math fonts 
  Charles Bigelow      [Introductory — development of math support in Lucida, 1980s to the present]
 154-160 
New font offerings: Cochineal, Nimbus15, LibertinusT1Math 
  Michael Sharpe      [Intermediate — new oldstyle, Greek/Cyrillic, and (La)TeX math fonts]
 161-162 
MFCONFIG: A Metafont plug-in module for the Freetype rasterizer 
  Jaeyoung Choi, Sungmin Kim, Hojin Lee, Geunho Jeong      [Advanced — using Metafont fonts in real time with FONTCONFIG and Freetype]
 163-170 
Towards an operational (La)TeX package supporting optical scaling of dynamic mathematical symbols 
  Abdelouahad Bayar      [Advanced — using a PS Type 3 font for per-equation delimiter sizes]
 171-179 
 
LaTeX
A LaTeX reference manual 
  Jim Hefferon      [Intermediate — using and contributing to unofficial core LaTeX2e reference documentation]
 180-181 
Astrological charts with horoscop and starfont 
  Matthew Skala      [Intermediate — computing and creating beautiful astrological charts]
 182 
Remaking the ACM LaTeX styles 
  Boris Veytsman      [Intermediate — refactoring design and implementation across ACM publications]
 183-186 
Advances in PythonTeX with an introduction to fvextra 
  Geoffrey Poore      [Intermediate Plus — automatic line breaking, variable substitution, string interpolation in verbatim]
 187-192 
Development of an e-textbook using LaTeX and PStricks 
  David Tulett      [Intermediate — rationale, implementation, open source publication of a new decision modeling textbook]
     The url for the e-textbook has changed from that stated in the article.
 193-200 
 
Macros
An Emacs-based writing workflow inspired by TeX and WEB, targeting the Web 
  Christian Gagné      [Advanced — integrating macro-less and macro-rich notations for publishing]
 200-203 
TeXcel? An unexpected use for TeX 
  Federico Garcia-De Castro      [Intermediate Plus — advantages of TeX over spreadsheets for recording and reporting financial information]
 204-208 
 
Software & Tools
Hyphenation in TeX and elsewhere, past and future 
  Mojca Miklavec, Arthur Reutenauer      [Intermediate — the hyph-utf8 pattern licenses and use in Unicode and other projects]
 209-213 
Zebrackets: A score of years and delimiters 
  Michael Cohen, Blanca Mancilla, John Plaice      [Advanced — striped parentheses and brackets; dynamic character generation philosophy]
 214-221 
A Telegram bot for printing LaTeX files 
  Amartyo Banerjee, S.K. Venkatesan      [Intermediate Plus — proof of concept Telegram bot for the Raspberry Pi]
 222-228 
 
Book Reviews
Palatino: The natural history of a typeface by Robert Bringhurst 
  Boris Veytsman      [Reports and notices — review of this remarkable and beautiful book on Hermann Zapf's Palatino family]
     See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
 229-231 
A Truck Full of Money by Tracy Kidder 
  David Walden      [Reports and notices — review of this narrative nonfiction book on programming and programmers]
 232-233 
 
Abstracts
TUG 2016 abstracts 
  Bazargan, Bigelow, Bringhurst, Claudio, Inkster, Kottwitz, Larson, Mittelbach, Preining, Reutenauer 
 234-237 
 
TUG Business
TUG 2016 Annual General Meeting minutes 
  Susan DeMeritt 
 238-239 
Report: Suspension of Kaveh Bazargan as TUG President 
  TUG Board 
 240-248 
TUG 2017 election 
  TUG Elections committee 
 249 
Institutional members   250 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services   250-251 
 
News
Calendar   252 


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