Showing posts from July, 2019

My LaTeX workflow - from Google Docs to PDF

As much as I enjoy writing my academic work in LaTeX , it had a steep learning curve and took a significant time to set up all my tools to work conveniently with it. Cloud One of my requirements was to be able to edit my documents anywhere and potentially collaborate with others on them. While Overleaf is an excellent tool, it's not a great platform to write long texts in, and the collaboration features are somewhat limited compared to Google Doc. Google Doc was missing LaTeX syntax highlights, so I created a plugin to do exactly that . Tables Everyone who's using LaTeX agrees that editing tables is as painful as it can get. I like storing my data in Google Sheets, so I created a plugin that converts from Google Sheets to LaTex . Reference management I chose Zotero with Better Bibtex for managing my references, which is a great toolset, but I ran into the problem several times: author names across papers were slightly misspelled, and it caused rendering artefa