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TUGboat 42:2, 2021

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Complete issue 42:2 as one pdf (7mb) 
    Videos for all talks.
Front cover   c1 
Inside front cover   c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   97 
 
TUG 2021
TUG 2021 conference information and program   98-100 
TUG 2021 conference report   (doi) 
  Arthur Rosendahl, Jennifer Claudio 
 100 
TUG 2021 Annual General Meeting notes   (doi) 
  Jennifer Claudio 
 101-104 
TUG 2021 conference organization reflections and recommendations   (doi) 
  Paulo Ney de Souza, Jennifer Claudio 
 105-107 
Interview with Norbert Preining, mainstay of TeX Live and much more   (doi) 
  Paulo Ney de Souza 
    Video.
 108-113 
Interview with Frank Mittelbach, leader of the LaTeX Project   (doi) 
  Paulo Ney de Souza 
    Video.
 114-120 
Interview with John Hammersley, CEO of Overleaf   (doi) 
  Paulo Ney de Souza 
    Video.
 121-130 
 
Graphics
The tikzlings package   (doi) 
  samcarter      [Introductory — from anteaters to squirrels, in colors and accessories galore]
 131-132 
 
Software & Tools
Texmlbus, a build system to convert documents to XML and other formats   (doi) 
  Heinrich Stamerjohanns      [Intermediate Plus — support conversion of large document collections, with error reports and statistics]
 132-134 
Continuous integration and TeX with Org-Mode   (doi) 
  Rohit Goswami      [Intermediate Plus — collaborative workflow using public build servers, and Org markup features]
 135-138 
The WEB to CWEB conversion of TeX   (doi) 
  Martin Ruckert      [Advanced — source code to source code conversion: memory words, macros, case statements, and more]
 139-142 
 
Fonts
Plane and simple: Exploration of machine interaction with text type for visual-based navigation systems   (doi) 
  Oliver Austin      [Introductory — methodology for comparing runway designators in different fonts]
 143 
 
Multilingual Document Processing
My personal journey into creating word search puzzles in Cyrillic and Arabic using multilingual support in LaTeX   (doi) 
  Jennifer Claudio      [Intermediate — online generation and typesetting of multilingual word search puzzles]
 144-146 
On typesetting an English–Japanese book   (doi) 
  Antoine Bossard      [Intermediate — discusses bilingual issues with fonts (fontspec), page layout (titleps), PDF bookmarks, and more]
 147-151 
New Czechoslovak hyphenation patterns, word lists, and workflow   (doi) 
  Petr Sojka, Ondřej Sojka      [Advanced — towards universal patterns based on phonology]
 152-158 
 
Education
Automatically generate personalized tasks and sample solutions for the fundamentals of electrical engineering with PGFPlots and CircuiTikZ   (doi) 
  Mathias Magdowski      [Intermediate Plus — using MATLAB and LaTeX together to generate problems and solutions]
 159-163 
 
Accessibility
Creating a VPAT statement for TeX Live   (doi) 
  Boris Veytsman, Keiran Harcombe      [Intermediate — first steps toward a formal statement of accessibility for TeX Live]
 164-165 
latex2nemeth: A direct LaTeX-to-Braille transcribing tool   (doi) 
  Andreas Papasalouros, Antonis Tsolomitis      [Intermediate Plus — reliably support mathematics, as well as Greek, English, and other languages]
 166-169 
 
Electronic Documents
On the road to Tagged PDF: About StructElem, Marked Content, PDF/A and Squeezed Bärs   (doi) 
  Ulrike Fischer      [Intermediate Plus — the tagpdf and pdfmanagement-testphase packages; present and future updates to much more]
 170-173 
TEI-XML to LaTeX workflow: Issues and lessons   (doi) 
  Nicolás Vaughan      [Advanced — using XSLT, LaTeX, and Python to convert from XML to PDF]
 174-179 
 
LaTeX
LaTeX news, issue 33, June 2021   (doi) 
  LaTeX Project Team      [Intermediate — extending the hook concept; improved handling of file names; updates to the font selection scheme; new or improved commands; changes in graphics, tools, amsmath]
 180-185 
Markdown 2.10.0: LaTeX themes & snippets, two flavors of comments, and LuaMetaTeX   (doi) 
  Vít Novotný      [Intermediate — styling Markdown in LaTeX, literate comments, future projects]
 186-193 
bib2gls: sorting   (doi) 
  Nicola Talbot      [Advanced — fallback and explicit sort values for symbols and more with bib2gls]
 194-203 
 
Bibliographies
Programming bibliographies   (doi) 
  Jean-Michel Hufflen      [Intermediate Plus — overview of sorting and other programming tasks in BibTeX, BibLaTeX/Biber, and the upcoming MlBibTeX]
 204-207 
 
Abstracts
TUG 2021 abstracts   (doi) 
  Alexáander Borbóon Alpízar, Apu V, Robert A. Beezer, H. Andrew Black, Michael Cantino, Paulo Cereda, David Crossland, Vic van Dijk, Jonathan Fine, Michal Hoftich, Amelia Hugill-Fontanel, Rahul Jaiswal, Emílio Kavamura, Vafa Khalighi, Alexei Kolesnikov, Rahul Krishnan S, Marcel Krüger, Al Maneki, Frank Mittelbach, Ross Moore, Michael Nolan, Todd Pagano, Hugh Paterson, Simon Porter, Thomas Price, Aravind Rajendran, T. Rishi, Matheus Rocha, Volker Sorge, Paulo Ney de Souza, Suhas Chikkanaravangala Vijayakumar, Joseph Wright 
 208-212 
MAPS: issue 51 (2021)   212 
Die TeXnische Komödie issues 2–3/2021   213 
 
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest   (doi) 
  Karl Berry      [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, April–September 2021]
 214-215 
 
TUG 2021
TUG 2021 attendee map   216 
 
Advertisements
TUG 2021 sponsors: DANTE e.V.; Google; Overleaf; STM Document Engineering Pvt Ltd; U. of Adelaide   216-217 
TeX consulting and production services   218-219 
 
News
Calendar   220 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members   220 

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