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DSD: LaTeX: Demo of Overleaf
Course Description:

This is a demonstration of the online LaTeX development system Overleaf.

Overleaf is a complete LaTeX system, including an editor, LaTeX engine and PDF previewer. Users can upload images for inclusion in files, add new LaTeX class and package files to their projects, and can share files for collaboration, including track changes and commentary. Overleaf also provides full version history of documents.

We will look at logging on to an Overleaf account from UCL, creating some simple documents, loading styles and packages, downloading and uploading files and using the Overleaf LaTeX tutorial.

This is a one-hour demonstration session delivered remotely.


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Courses start on the hour but please join during the 5 minutes prior to this to download resources and test out your connection/audio.

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At the end of the course you will be able to understand the functionality and use of the Overleaf online LaTeX system.
Intended Audience:
All students and staff.
Target Audience: UCL Staff and all UCL students
Course Contact: Digital Skills Development isd-digiskills@ucl.ac.uk
Further Information: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/isd/services/learning-teaching/learning-teaching-services/digital-skills-development/digital-skills
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