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Overleaf/LaTeX for Scholarly Writing & Publication

Guide to using LaTeX on the collaborative cloud editing platform Overleaf, for scholarly writing and publication

Basic LaTeX Graphics

Add and display images in your LaTeX document

This is video #6 in a series of twenty one by Dr Vincent Knight of Cardiff University.

This short video tutorial shows how to add an image file (png, jpg, pdf) to your LaTeX document, how to display it using the \includegraphics command, and how to adjust the width and positioning.

Tables

More about creating tables in LaTeX

Tables in TeX or LaTeX can be quite time-consuming, especially for tables that contain entries which span multiple columns—these can often produce quite unexpected results. Review this article, TeX Tables: how TeX calculates spanned column widths to learn about creating tables in LaTeX.

Video tutorial on tables

Add and display tables in your LaTeX document

This is video #5 in a series of twenty one by Dr Vincent Knight of Cardiff University.

This short video tutorial shows how to include tables in your LaTeX documents using the tabluar environment. Through a short example you'll see how to include rows and columns with horizontal and vertical dividers, and with different alignment of text within the cells.

This builds on the previous tutorial which covers how to add bullet points and numbered lists.

Link to your Plot.ly account in Overleaf

Collaboratively Write Your Paper Around Your Data

Link to your plotly account to import your graphs directly into your Overleaf projects.

OpenType Fonts Available

A huge range of OpenType fonts are available on the Overleaf platform for use with modern TeX engines (XeTeX and LuaTeX).