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Guide to Overleaf: Using Overleaf

Learn LaTeX in 30 Minutes

Learn LaTeX in 30 minutes with this guide

Interactive Online Introduction to LaTeX

Free online LaTeX course by John Lees-Miller, co-founder of Overleaf.

Part 1: The Basics

Part 2: Structured Documents & More

Part 3: Not Just Papers: Presentations & More

The course was developed for the University of Bristol and the slides are open source and permissively licensed (MIT), so you are free to remix them for use in your own courses.

Free Overleaf Webinar Series!

Overleaf is now offering free webinars! Topics and levels vary and more information can be found by visiting the

Overleaf Webinars page!

You will also find a number of recorded webinars for play on demand.

Collaborate with Overleaf

Collaboration tools

  • One version of your project accessible to collaborators via a shared link or email invitation
  • Easily select the level of access for collaborators (view, edit, or owner access)
  • Real-time commenting speeds up the review process
  • Tracked changes and full history view help to see contributions from collaborators
  • Labels help to organize and compare different versions
  • Chat in real time with collaborators right within the project