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Overleaf, web editor of LaTeX documents

Overleaf is a web service from the company Digital Science & Research Ltd. through which users can create impressive documents on the system Latex .

For users of all faculties of Masaryk University and selected other workplaces (ICS, CEITEC) For license . With a license, an unlimited number of users can collaborate on a single document, users can track document changes, return to historical versions of the document, and connect to services Mendeley , GitHub and Dropbox . For students of the Faculty of Informatics, the service is an alternative to faculty installation of TeX .


To use the s editor For licenses sign up with your faculty email address from domains , , , , , , , , , , and .

If you already have a personal Overleaf account, add your faculty email address to the 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 . To start editing the selected template, click the "Open as Template" button.

You work with three panels in the editor. The left panel displays the directories and files from which your LaTeX document consists, allowing you to create, rename, move, and delete files. The middle panel displays the source text of the edited document; The "Source - Rich Text" switch can be used to switch between raw source text and mode where the Overleaf of the standard LaTeX tag replaces the output format preview. The right panel displays a preview of the translated LaTeX document.

You can download the finished document in the form of source code or PDF document via the "Download" section in the main editor menu, which can be accessed via the "Menu" button in the upper left corner of the editor.

More tutorials in English can be found at the Overleaf Web site .

Advanced use

The rate automation uses the Overleaf program latexmk . This program automatically runs commands to generate index, bibliography, etc. The default behavior of the program latexmk it is suitable for preparation of English documents, but for example when ordering indexes with Czech alphabetical order it is necessary to change the executed commands, see instructions .

In addition to working through a web editor, you can access Overleaf via Git . You can find the document's git repository address via the "Git" button in the editor's main menu, which can be accessed via the "Menu" button in the upper-left corner of the editor.