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TUGboat 41:3, 2020

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Complete issue 41:3 as one pdf (17mb) 
Front cover   c1 
Inside front cover   c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   257 
Editorial information   258 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members   258 
 
General Delivery
From the president 
  Boris Veytsman      [Introductory — the paradox of early adoption; moving free software forward]
 259 
Editorial comments 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
     Passings: Janusz Nowacki, Ed Benguiat, Ron Graham;   A new Unicode-specific area in CTAN;   Fonts, fonts, fonts;   Erratum: “The road to Noto”, Steven Matteson (TUGboat 41:2, 145–154);   Learning LaTeX;   Graphical history in action;   Followup to “old news”;   Making TUGboat more accessible
 260-262 
How TeX changed my life 
  Michael Barr      [Introductory — math writing, typing, and typesetting]
 263-264 
 
Typography
Typographers' Inn 
  Peter Flynn      [Introductory — To print or not to print; Centering (again); New device driver for old format; What's in a name]
 265-268 
 
Fonts
Eye charts in focus: The magic of optotypes 
  Lorrie Frear      [Intermediate — history and design of the optotypes used on eye charts]
 269-274 
 
Multilingual Document Processing
The Non-Latin scripts & typography 
  Kamal Mansour      [Intermediate — examples of the wide range of typesetting and font requirements beyond Latin]
 275-280 
 
Tutorials
Using DocStrip for multiple document variants 
  Matthew Leingang      [Intermediate — step-by-step example of homework assignments with questions, solutions, and more]
 281-285 
 
LaTeX
LaTeX news, issue 32, October 2020 
  LaTeX Project Team      [Intermediate — xparse in the format; hook management system; changes in graphics, tools, amsmath, babel]
 286-291 
LaTeX Tagged PDF—A blueprint for a large project 
  Frank Mittelbach, Chris Rowley      [Intermediate Plus — background and task summary of an extended feasibility study on the LaTeX web site]
    Feasibility study.
 292-298 
Functions and expl3 
  Enrico Gregorio      [Advanced — an introduction to LaTeX3 programming with functions and variables]
 299-307 
bib2gls: selection, cross-references and locations 
  Nicola Talbot      [Intermediate Plus — selecting, grouping, referencing glossary items with LaTeX's index facilities]
 308-317 
Making Markdown into a microwave meal 
  Vít Novotný      [Intermediate Plus — freezing Markdown, Minted, and BibLaTeX output for single-run processing]
 318-320 
 
Software & Tools
User-defined Type 3 fonts in LuaTeX 
  Hans Hagen      [Advanced — constructing a font on the fly that can reference images, other fonts, graphics]
 320-323 
 
Graphics
Data display, plots and graphs 
  Peter Wilson      [Intermediate — simple example of using tables, scatter plots, line graphs, histograms]
 324-326 
 
Software & Tools
Short report on the state of LuaTeX, 2020 
  Luigi Scarso      [Intermediate — development status and comparison of LuaTeX and its relatives: LuaHBTeX, LuaJITTeX and LuaJITHBTeX]
 327-328 
Distinguishing 8-bit characters and Japanese characters in (u)pTeX 
  Hironori Kitagawa      [Advanced — analysis and solutions for differing interpretations of byte sequences]
 329-334 
Keyword scanning 
  Hans Hagen      [Advanced — peculiarities of parsing keywords, catcodes, and performance]
 335-337 
Representation of macro parameters 
  Hans Hagen      [Advanced — considers making unused arguments more efficient and tracing output more consistent]
 337-340 
TeXdoc online—a web interface for serving TeX documentation 
  Island of TeX      [Intermediate Plus — HTTP API for texdoc and CTAN topics]
 341-342 
MMTeX: Creating a minimal and modern TeX distribution for GNU/Linux 
  Michal Vlasák      [Intermediate Plus — a small TeX distribution with LuaTeX and OpTeX that integrates easily on modern systems]
 343-345 
UTF-8 installations of TeX 
  Igor Liferenko      [Advanced — changing TeX's encoding to support reading/writing Unicode]
 346-347 
 
Macros
OpTeX—A new generation of Plain TeX 
  Petr Olšák      [Intermediate Plus — modern LuaTeX format with full Unicode support]
 348-354 
 
Reviews
Book reviews: Robert Granjon, letter-cutter, and Granjon's Flowers, by Hendrik D.L. Vervliet 
  Charles Bigelow      [Reports and notices — detailed review of these two books from Oak Knoll Press on 17th century type designer Robert Granjon]
     See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
 355-357 
Book review: Glisterings, by Peter Wilson 
  Boris Veytsman      [Reports and notices — review of this volume of collected columns from TUGboat, published by TUG]
 358-359 
Historical review of TeX3 
  Peter Flynn      [Introductory — a 1991 review of TeX, written for those experienced in other typesetting systems]
 360-367 
 
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest 
  Karl Berry      [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, August–October 2020]
 368 
 
TUG Business
TUG 2021 election 
  TUG Elections committee 
     See the TUG election page for all information.
 369 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services   370-371 
 
News
Calendar   372 


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