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TUGboat 40:1, 2019

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Complete issue 40:1 as one pdf (4.2mb) 
Front cover   c1 
Inside front cover   c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   1 
Editorial information   2 
TUG Business
Institutional members   2 
General Delivery
From the president 
  Boris Veytsman      [Introductory — thoughts on changes, fast and slow]
Editorial comments 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
     A memorial for SPQR;   Project support from UK-TUG and TUG;   Installing historic TeX Live on Unix;   Converting images to LaTeX: mathpix.com;   Fonts, fonts, fonts! (Helvetica Now, Study, Public Sans, Brill diacritics, Berlin typography)
Noob to Ninja: The challenge of taking beginners' needs into account when teaching LaTeX 
  Sarah Lang, Astrid Schmölzer      [Introductory — problems, solutions, and a manifesto to help all new users]
The DuckBoat—News from TeX.SE: Processing text files to get LaTeX tables 
  Carla Maggi      [Intermediate — errata, Cinderella topics, using csvsimple to produce tables from data]
No hands—the dictation of LaTeX 
  Mike Roberts      [Intermediate — mathfly.org add-on to Dragon speech recognition for math]
Nemeth braille math and LaTeX source as braille 
  Susan Jolly      [Intermediate — braille examples of math vs. LaTeX source; software project guide]
Software & Tools
Both TeX and DVI viewers inside the web browser 
  Jim Fowler      [Intermediate Plus — compiling Pascal to WebAssembly to run ε-TeX in a browser, including TikZ]
Markdown 2.7.0: Towards lightweight markup in TeX 
  Vít Novotný      [Intermediate Plus — a Lua command-line interface, doc, and content slicing support for markdown]
New front ends for TeX Live 
  Siep Kroonenberg      [Intermediate — standalone Tcl/Tk-based GUIs for the TL installer and tlshell for tlmgr]
TinyTeX: A lightweight, cross-platform, and easy-to-maintain LaTeX distribution based on TeX Live 
  Yihui Xie      [Intermediate — on-the-fly TeX Live package installation for R users]
Extending primitive coverage across engines 
  Joseph Wright      [Intermediate Plus — \expanded and other primitives available in pdfTeX, XeTeX, (u)pTeX]
  Hans Hagen      [Intermediate Plus — LuaMetaTeX, a minimized engine for future ConTeXt and other experiments]
Bringing world scripts to LuaTeX: The HarfBuzz experiment 
  Khaled Hosny      [Advanced — extended discussion of using HarfBuzz to shape text for LuaTeX output]
LaTeX news, issue 29, December 2018 
  LaTeX Project Team 
Glossaries with bib2gls 
  Nicola Talbot      [Intermediate Plus — indexing infrastructure with glossaries-extra and/or using .bib format]
TeX.StackExchange cherry picking, part 2: Templating 
  Enrico Gregorio      [Advanced — extended expl3 programming examples: templating and double loops, ISBN, catcode tables, and more]
Real number calculations in LaTeX: Packages 
  Joseph Wright      [Intermediate — user-level comparison of floating point arithmetic packages, recommending xfp]
Real number calculations in TeX: Implementations and performance 
  Joseph Wright      [Intermediate Plus — precision, accuracy, and performance comparison of existing floating point arithmetic packages]
Electronic Documents
TeX4ht: LaTeX to Web publishing 
  Michal Hoftich      [Intermediate Plus — configuring HTML, XML, … generation with TeX4ht and make4ht]
TUGboat online, reimplemented 
  Karl Berry      [Intermediate Plus — (re)generation of TUGboat tables of contents and accumulated lists]
Book Reviews
Book review: Never use Futura by Douglas Thomas 
  Boris Veytsman      [Reports and notices — review of this wide-ranging book on the history and design of Futura]
     See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
Die TeXnische Komödie 1/2019   88 
Zpravodaj: Contents of issues 2018/1–4   88 
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest 
  Karl Berry      [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, October 2018–April 2019]
Comic: Punctuation headlines 
  John Atkinson 
     (On second page of pdf.)
TeX consulting and production services   91-92 
TUG Business
TUG financial statements for 2018 
  Karl Berry 
TUG 2019 election 
  TUG Elections committee 
Calendar   96 

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