TeX Publications and Journals
This page lists current and past publications by various TeX user
groups around the world, roughly in order of appearance. Please email us with additions or
TeX Users Group
- TUGboat: published since 1980.
- PracTeX Journal:
launched in 2005, the twenty-fifth anniversary of TUG. This on-line
journal is a complement to TUG's primary print journal, TUGboat.
- TeX and TUG
News: TTN was published from 1991–1995. It was intended to
provide introductory material and news, in contrast to more advanced
material in TUGboat. It was folded back into TUGboat in 1995, which now
welcomes material at all levels, especially introductory.
- TeXniques: This was a series of occasional
publications (now discontinued), each devoted to a particular topic or
the proceedings of a TUG annual meeting.
A pan-European conference has been held
every year or two since 1985. The first four conferences were organized
by enthusiastic individuals; since then, the conference has been
sponsored by one of the formal TeX groups. The name EuroTeX has been
used officially since 1990.
Komödie is the quarterly newsletter of the German TeX users
group. It contains news, announcements, and articles with TeXnical
content as well. It is formatted with an A5 page size. Contact:
Cahiers is the journal of the French-speaking group, GUTenberg.
Originally published in two columns on A4 paper, with issue 9 (1991) a
new format was adopted, using a single column on a trim size of 18cm x
24.5cm. Since that time, many issues have been topical, compiled by a
guest editor; several issues contain the proceedings of conferences,
including two EuroTeX issues.
Gutenberg: La Lettre is a less formal publication than the Cahiers,
containing news and announcements. Most issues are characterized by
presentation in a different font. The page size is A4.
The NTG MAPS (Minutes &
Appendices) are published twice a year, in Voorjaar and Najaar (spring
and fall) issues. Gzipped PostScript files for issues 1-11 are at CTAN,
Page size, originally A4, changed to 8.25 x 10.5in effective with MAPS
19 (Najaar 1997). Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baskerville: revived in
2009, with new editor Jonathan Webley, as both an on-line and print
journal. From volume 3, the sources for Baskerville articles are on
CTAN, in /usergrps/uktug/baskervi;
most issues are also there as pdf files. Page size is A4.
TeXline was produced single-handedly by Malcolm Clark prior to the
emergence of UKTUG and Baskerville. Sources for issues 5-14 are
available from CTAN, in digests/texline.
CSTUG (Czech and Slovak)
Zpravodaj: The TeX Bulletin
of the Czech/Slovak group is published four times a year. Contact: email@example.com.
Grupy Uzytkowników Systemu TeX (Polish)
Biuletyn: The GUST Bulletin is published once or twice a year. Its
size is A4; the design is based on that of TUGboat. It contains
delightful drawings by a member of GUST (Grupy Uzytkowników
Systemu TeX). Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greek TeX Friends
Eutypon published its first
issue in October 1998. It is published twice a year.
published its first issue in autumn/winter of 2002. Editor: Enrique
Ars TeXnica (Italian)
Ars TeXnica was
established in March 2006 as the publication for GuIT, the Italian TeX
users group. The editor is Gianluca Pignalberi.
Asian Journal of TeX
The Asian Journal of TeX published
its first issue in April 2007. It is the publication of the Korean TeX Society.
Journal published two issues several years ago.
For historical interest, here are the issues of TeXniques:
Kent McPherson, VAX Language-Sensitive Editor (LSEDIT),
Quick Reference Guide, version 2.0, for use with the LaTeX
Michael J. Ferguson, Table
Making—The INRSTeX Method
R. L. Aurbach, User's Guide
to the IdxTeX Program
R. L. Aurbach, User's Guide
to the GloTeX Program
TUG, Eighth Annual Meeting, Seattle, August 24-26, 1987,
Michael J. Wichura, The PICTeX Manual
TUG, Ninth Annual Meeting, Montreal, August 22-24, 1988,
Frances Huth, A Users' Guide for TeX
Michael Urban, An Introduction to LaTeX
L. Botway and C. Biemesderfer, LaTeX Command Summary
(a significant source for the unofficial LaTeX
Arthur Samuel, First Grade TeX
Michael Doob, A
Gentle Introduction to TeX
Donald E. Knuth, Tomas G. Rokicki, and Arthur Samuel,
Bill Cheswick, A Permuted Index for TeX and LaTeX
Dominik Wujastyk, EDMAC
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