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TUGboat 42:3, 2021

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Complete issue 42:3 as one pdf (17mb) 
Front cover   c1 
Inside front cover   c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   221 
Editorial information   222 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members   222 
 
General Delivery
From the president   (doi) 
  Boris Veytsman      [Introductory — on stability, licensing, and continuing maintenance of packages]
 223 
Editorial comments   (doi) 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
    R.I.P. Walter Schmidt;     R.I.P. Chuck Geschke;     R.I.P. Rogério Brito;     Computers & Typesetting;     Hyphenation patterns and non-TeX uses;     Update on TUGboat DOIs;     News from GUT;     An overview of TeX history;     MacKichan Software is no more;     More Knuth references
 224-225 
Michael D. Spivak, 1940–2020   (doi) 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — memoriam for the author of AMSTeX, The Joy of TeX, and much more]
 226-227 
How to keep your sanity when preparing a transcript of an online interview for publication   (doi) 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — difficulties with interview transcriptions, and suggestions for easing them]
 228-230 
 
Typography
Form, pattern & texture in the typographic image   (doi) 
  Charles Bigelow      [Intermediate — the interaction of typographic size and combination leading to form, pattern, and texture]
 231-246 
 
Multilingual Document Processing
Arabic text justification using LuaLaTeX and the DigitalKhatt OpenType variable font   (doi) 
  Amine Anane      [Advanced — towards high-quality Arabic typesetting using Lua, OpenType, and Metafont]
 247-257 
 
Graphics
Rendering open street maps   (doi) 
  Hans Hagen      [Intermediate Plus — generating graphics from openstreetmap.com data with MetaPost and ConTeXt]
 258-266 
Controlling captions, fullpage and doublepage floats: hvfloat   (doi) 
  Herbert Voß      [Intermediate Plus — extensive examples of floating layouts, complex and simple]
 267-283 
 
Fonts
Preventing tofu with pdfTeX and Unicode engines   (doi) 
  Frank Mittelbach      [Intermediate — input and font encodings, missing characters, Unicode, \tracinglostchars]
 284-286 
The unicodefonttable package   (doi) 
  Frank Mittelbach      [Intermediate — customizable font tables for OpenType/TrueType Unicode fonts]
 287-304 
 
LaTeX
LaTeX news, issue 34, November 2021   (doi) 
  LaTeX Project Team      [Intermediate — hooks; new or improved commands and code; changes in amsmath, graphics, tools]
 305-310 
 
Hints & Tricks
Production notes   (doi) 
  Karl Berry      [Intermediate Plus — custom fonts, engines, page counts]
 310 
A new unit for LMTX: The dk   (doi) 
  Hans Hagen      [Introductory — the potrzrebie unit (6.43985pt) now available in LMTX]
 311 
The treasure chest   (doi) 
  Karl Berry      [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, September–October 2021]
 312 
 
Abstracts
La Lettre GUTenberg: 41–44 (2020–2021)   313-314 
Les Cahiers GUTenberg: Contents of issue 58 (2021)   315 
ConTeXt Group Journal: 14th meeting (2020)   315-316 
 
Cartoon
Comic: Fontzie 
  John Atkinson 
 316 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services   317-318 
TeXnology Inc.   318 
Pearson | Addison-Wesley   319 
 
News
Calendar   320 

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