English TeX FAQ: Sources on GitHub

Following the recent move of the tex.ac.uk website to a new home, work has now started on making sure we can continue to improve the FAQ (and the website). The first step of this process has been to add the current sources to GitHub within the official UK-TUG GitHub account. We will be assembling a small team of editors who will have direct access to the official master version of…

tex.ac.uk server on the move

For many years, one of the core servers for the CTAN network has been located in Cambridge and at least formally been the ‘UK node': tex.ac.uk. Over recent years, the need for multiple core nodes on the network has diminished. At the same time, Robin Fairbairns, who ran the node at Cambridge, has retired leaving the status of the server itself (inside Cambridge University Computing Lab) somewhat up in the…

Speaker meeting videos

Following our speaker meeting last weekend, we have now got videos sorted out of all of the talks: Paulo Cereda, Bird seeds: How I learned to write a better tool Simon Dales, TeX2Dox Joseph Wright, Reliable releases Joseph Wright, Case changing in the Unicode world David Carlisle, Fixing LaTeX2e We hope that these are useful!

Notice of 2014 AGM

The 2014 UK-TUG AGM will be held on Saturday 29th November at 14:00. The meeting will take place as part of the UK-TUG Speaker meeting at Trinity College, Oxford, OX1 3BH. We hope that as members as possible will be able to attend the AGM and the Speaker meeting. Notice is hereby given for the following. Election for Chair The two-year term of office of the Chair, Simon Dales, finishes…

Notice of 2013 AGM

The 2013 UK-TUG AGM will be held on Saturday 9th November at 14:00. The meeting will take place as part of the UK-TUG Speaker meeting at Trinity College, Oxford. The committee hope that as members as possible will be able to attend the AGM and the Speaker meeting. Elections for the committee The term of all committee members with the exception of the Chair expires at the end of the…

LaTeX for Beginners course, London, 2nd August 2013

The UK TeX Users’ Group (UK-TUG) will be arranging a presentation of the very popular course ‘LaTeX for Beginners: Using LaTeX to Write a Thesis’ in the summer. The course will be taking place in London on the 2nd of August 2013, starting at 9:30 am and running to approximately 4:30 pm. Content will include: Editing and compiling LaTeX documents Logical structure Chapters, sections, and other document divisions Including graphics…