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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 in the system Latex .

The Faculty of Informatics purchased the users of all faculties of Masaryk University and selected other departments (ÚVT, CEITEC) by July 2019 For a license . With the license, an unlimited number of users can collaborate on one document, users can track changes in documents, return to historical versions of the document, and use service links Mendeley , GitHub and Dropbox . For students of the Faculty of Informatics, the service is an alternative to faculty installation of TeX .


To use the For licenses register with your faculty email address from the domains , , , , , , , , , , and .

If you already own a Overleaf account, add your faculty email address between the email addresses in your account settings .

Preparation of documents

IN university templates choose one of the available document templates. Currently these are templates for preparation of the final work , letters and presentations . More templates can be found in galleries . Click the "Open as Template" button to edit the selected template.

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

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

See other English tutorials at overleaf site .

Advanced use

For the rate automation, use the Overleaf program latexmk . This program automatically runs commands for generating an index, bibliography, etc. The default behavior of the program latexmk is suitable for preparing English documents, but for example, when regrouping registers with Czech alphabetical order, the commands to be changed must be changed, see instructions .