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TUGboat 30:1, 2009

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Complete issue 30:1 as one pdf (4.9mb) 
Front cover   c1 
Inside front cover   c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   1 
 
General Delivery
From the President 
  Karl Berry      [Introductory — In memoriam; TeX Collection 2009; book of TUG interviews; server hardware; conferences; joint memberships]
 3 
Editorial comments 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
     Helmut Kopka, 1932–2009
     Eitan Gurari, 1947–2009
     A short history of type
 4 
Helmut Kopka, 1932–2009 
  Patrick Daly      [Introductory — the first author of A Guide to LaTeX, in memoriam]
 4 
 
Software & Tools
DVI specials for PDF generation 
  Jin-Hwan Cho      [Intermediate Plus — concise description of DVI specials used in DVIPDFMx]
 6 
Ancient TeX: Using XeTeX to support classical and medieval studies 
  David Perry      [Introductory — Unicode, OpenType, and XeTeX, with a focus on usage in classics]
 12 
TeXonWeb 
  Jan Přichystal      [Introductory — a customizable, secure web application for running (La)TeX]
 18 
 
Typography
Typographers' Inn 
  Peter Flynn      [Introductory — The electronic book; Breaking the mold; RIOTING TYPOGRAPHERS; Periodic table of typefaces]
 20 
 
Fonts
OpenType Math Illuminated 
  Ulrik Vieth      [Advanced — detailed comparison of OpenType and TeX math font parameters]
 22 
A closer look at TrueType fonts and pdfTeX 
  Hàn Thế Thành      [Intermediate — using TrueType directly with pdfTeX, with care for glyph names and encodings]
 32 
The Open Font Library 
  David Crossland      [Introductory — announcement of a web site collecting redistributable and modifiable fonts]
 35 
 
Bibliographies
Managing bibliographies with LaTeX 
  Lapo Mori      [Introductory — survey of bibliography support, including natbib and biblatex]
 36 
 
Software & Tools
Managing languages within MlBibTeX 
  Jean-Michel Hufflen      [Advanced — specifying natural languages in bibliographies to ConTeXt and LaTeX]
 49 
 
Graphics
Asymptote: Lifting TeX to three dimensions 
  John Bowman, Orest Shardt      [Intermediate Plus — generation of interactive three-dimensional output, embeddable in PDF]
 58 
Supporting layout routines in MetaPost 
  Wentao Zheng      [Intermediate — approaches to (semi-)automatically laying out objects in MetaPost]
 64 
Glisterings 
  Peter Wilson      [Intermediate Plus — Reprise; pdfLaTeX and MetaPost; Spidrons]
     Reprise
     pdfLaTeX and MetaPost
     Spidrons
 69 
MetaPost macros for drawing Chinese and Japanese abaci 
  Denis Roegel      [Intermediate Plus — drawing abaci and illustrating their operation]
 74 
Spheres, great circles and parallels 
  Denis Roegel      [Advanced — drawing correct spheres and their components with MetaPost]
 80 
An introduction to nomography: Garrigues' nomogram for the computation of Easter 
  Denis Roegel      [Advanced — background of Easter calculations and reproduction in MetaPost]
 88 
 
LaTeX
LaTeX3 news, issues 1–2 
  LaTeX Project Team      [Introductory — LaTeX3 news installments: what exists, what's coming]
 105 
LaTeX3 programming: External perspectives 
  Joseph Wright      [Intermediate — summary of key ideas in the LaTeX3 programming interface]
 107 
 
Macros
Implementing key–value input: An introduction 
  Joseph Wright, Christian Feuersänger      [Intermediate — tutorial on using keyval, kvoptions, xkeyval, pgfkeys, both LaTeX and plain TeX]
 110 
Current typesetting position in pdfTeX 
  Vít Zýka      [Intermediate — description and example usage of pdfTeX extensions for obtaining the current position on the page]
 123 
 
Letters
In response to “mathematical formulæ” 
  Kaihsu Tai 
 125 
In response to Kaihsu Tai 
  Massimo Guiggiani, Lapo Mori 
 126 
 
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest 
  Karl Berry      [Intermediate — new CTAN packages from June 2008 through June 2009]
 127 
 
Abstracts
ArsTeXnica: Contents of issues 5–7 (2008–2009)   131 
Baskerville: Contents of issue 10.1 (2009)   133 
Eutypon: Contents of issue 21 (October 2008)   133 
Die TeXnische Komödie: Contents of issues 2008/2–2009/2   134 
MAPS: Contents of issues 36–37 (2008)   136 
The PracTeX Journal: Contents of issues 2008-2–2008-3   138 
TeXemplares: Contents of issue 8 (2006)   139 
Zpravodaj: Contents of issues 16(2)–18(4) (2006–2008)   140 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members   144 
TUG 2009 election report 
  Barbara Beeton 
 145 
TeX Development Fund 2009 report 
  TeX Development Fund committee 
 148 
TUG financial statements for 2008 
  David Walden 
 149 
 
News
Calendar   151 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services   152 


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