TexmakerX 1.9.2 published

The new version TexmakerX 1.9.2 has been released today. This version brings several new features and fixes some bugs.

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TeXnicCenter 2.0 alpha 1 released

The first alpha version of the upcoming Version 2.0 of the LaTeX editor TeXnicCenter has been released today. It is a development version, not stable, just released for testing, but it shows that the development is in progress and it gives an impression of the new version.

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REVTeX 4.1 released

The first update to REVTeX since 2001 has been released yesterday, today it’s been uploaded to CTAN. REVTeX 4.1 is a set of LaTeX2e macro packages. It is especially well-suited for preparing manuscripts for submission to the journals of the American Physical Society (APS) and American Institute of Physics (AIP). The Version 4.1 brings bug fixes, improved functionality and support for a wider range of journals.

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LaTeX at the Ubucon 2009

The German Ubuntu Linux User Conference “Ubucon” will be held for the third time in Göttingen, hosted by the Georg August University, October 19-22, 2009. The conference program includes three LaTeX events: the talk “LaTeX in the year 2009” and the workshops “LaTeX introduction for new users” and “Producing magazines with LaTeX”.

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Dutch LaTeX Forum founded

The Nederlandstalig LaTeX Forum has been founded by Frank Puttemans today. It’s a LaTeX Forum in Dutch language. Especially Dutch-speaking LaTeX users are invited to join the forum, to ask questions and to answer questions of other users. The first forum post has been written today, there’s more to come.

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LEd 0.53 released

Version 0.53 of LEd, a freeware LaTeX-Editor for Windows systems, has been released. New features are dvi viewer support for both MiKTeX 2.8 and TeX Live 2008, a Dutch (Belgium) dictionary, the Italian translations have been updated as well as English and Polish dictionaries, the performance has been improved and some small bugs have been fixed.

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Overview of the dtx format

Joseph Wright has published a post giving an overview of the dtx format on his blog Some TeX Developments. It’s the first post of a small series dealing with that LaTeX package format.

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match_parens: new tool to check parenthesis matching

The script match_parens has been uploaded to CTAN today. This Ruby program has been written by Wybo Dekker to assist the user in checking parenthesis (and braces, brackets) balancing in documents, the characters {}[]()<> are supported.

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WinShell 3.31 Beta released

Version 3.31 Beta of the TeX/LaTeX-IDE WinShell has been released by Ingo H. de Boer today. This editor runs on Windows systems and provides project management, syntax highlighting, spell checking, BibTeX support, Unicode support, different toolbars and configuration options.

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GuIT meeting 2009

Les than two weeks left – the GuIT meeting 2009 will be held on October 17, 2009 at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, Italy. GuIT (Gruppo Utilizzatori Italiani di TeX) is the Italian TeX User Group, inviting to the 6th annual conference about TeX and LaTeX. Many talks will be held in Italian, only a few in English.

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