PracTeX 2006

PracTeX 2006
30 July – 1 August, 2006
New Jersey, USA
Practical TeX conference 2006 held at New Jersey, USA. This three-day conference focuses on practical techniques for document production using LaTeX, TeX, ConTeXt, MetaPost, and friends.

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How to Create a TeX Journal: A Personal Journey


Barbara Beeton*
American Mathematical Society
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LaTeX for social scientists and other people who think they don’t need it


Peter Flom
National Development and Research Institutes
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LaTeX resources


Jim Hefferon
St. Michael’s College
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Design of presentations: Notes on principles and TeX implementation


Boris Veytsman
George Mason University and AES ITT Industries
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TeX and after dinner speaking


Alan Wetmore
US Army
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Creation of a PostScript Type 1 logo font with MetaType1


Klaus Höppner
DANTE e.V.
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Common macro pitfalls and how to avoid them


Ned Hummel
University of Nebraska
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XeTeX: past, present, future


Jonathan Kew
SIL International
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Capabilities of PDF interactivity


Federico Garcia
University of Pittsburgh
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Automatic Report Generation with Web, TeX, and SQL


Boris Veytsman*, Maria Shmilevich**
* AES ITT Industries, ** George Mason University
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A lifetime as an amateur compositor


David Walden
E. Sandwich, MA
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Using MetaPost for creating high-quality technical graphics


Troy Henderson
US Military Academy
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Graphics with PGF and TikZ


Andrew Mertz, William Slough
Eastern Illinois University
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LaTeX at a liberal arts college


Jon Breitenbucher
College of Wooster
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Introduction to memoir


Steve Peter
Beech Stave Press and TUG
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PracTeX 2006 Panel


Peter Flynn, Jonathan Kew, Barbara Beeton…
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Rolling your own document class


Peter Flynn
Silmaril Consultants
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LaTeX and the different bibliography styles


Federico Garcia
University of Pittsburgh
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Removing vertical stretch—mimicking traditional typesetting with TeX


Kaveh Bazargan
River Valley Technologies
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