Overleaf, web editor for LaTeX documents
The Faculty of Informatics and the Faculty of Philosophy purchased for their employees and students For license . Thanks to the license, an unlimited number of users can collaborate on one document. Users can track changes to documents, revert to historical versions of a document, and use links to services Mendeley , GitHub and Dropbox . The service is an alternative to faculty installation of TeX .
If you are interested in making the Overleaf service available at your faculty, please contact the staff of the Computer Science Center of your faculty.
To use the editor with
For licenses register with your faculty e - mail address (see articles
Sending and reading mail to FI and
E-mail accounts and mail at FF ). If you already have a personal Overleaf account, add your faculty email address (from
phil.muni.cz ) between email addresses in
your account settings .
Preparation of documents
IN university templates choose one of the offered document templates. These are currently templates for preparation final theses , letters and presentations . For more templates, see gallery . You can start editing the selected template by clicking on the "Open as Template" button.
You work with three panels in the editor. The left pane shows the directories and files that your LaTeX document consists of, and allows you to create, rename, move, and delete files. The middle panel displays the source text of the edited document; The "Source - Rich Text" switch toggles between raw source text and a mode where Overleaf replaces standard LaTeX tags with a preview of the output formatting. The right pane then shows a preview of the translated LaTeX document.
You can download the finished document in the form of source code or a PDF document via the "Download" section in the editor's main menu, which you can access via the "Menu" button in the upper left corner of the editor.
Further instructions in English can be found at the Overleaf website .
It uses the Overleaf program to automate the rate
latexmk . This program automatically executes commands for index generation, bibliography, etc. Default program behavior
latexmk is suitable for the preparation of English documents. For example, when typing indexes with the Czech alphabetical order, it is necessary to change the executed commands, see
In addition to working through a web editor, you can access your documents on Overleaf via Git . This allows you to work on your documents without an Internet connection and maintain current and historical versions of documents locally on your computer. You can find the address of the document's git repository via the "Git" button in the editor's main menu, which you can access via the "Menu" button in the upper left corner of the editor.