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  1. I suggest you to launch a page where we can easily make engineering drawings

    Free body diagrams
    Beams and columns models
    Circuits
    Pipes
    etc.

    I know there are some programs that can do that, but like me, there are tons of people that are not always working on their own PC, so an online version would make us happy.

    It would be awesome if the online version had predetermined figures that can be scaled without effort, and someway of creating and saving then as a "model" (it would be somewhat like a "block" in autoCAD language), I mean, if I need a pipe elbow on a figure I'm creating, I would like to import…

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  2. add timeline package

    Add the timeline package. (https://github.com/cfiandra/timeline)

    I was trying to use it but compiler couldn't find it.

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    Thanks for the feedback! It would be best to get this into TeX Live so it will be installed everywhere, but if there’s enough interest, we can install it on Overleaf.

    In the mean time, note that you can upload your own .sty and .code.tex files to your projects on Overleaf, if you want to use this package right now!

  3. Live preview is extremely slow

    I enjoy WriteLatex, but it still takes about 1 minute to load typeset previews from my fast internet connection in Berkeley, California. Is there a way to speed this up? My document currently only 10 pages and doesn't contain any images or figures.

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  4. The compiler is slow and is not strong.

    The compiler takes much time to compile, even the local compiler is fast sometimes. If you would like to compare online compiler then I have used Sharelatex as well, its MUCH MUCH faster.
    ANother thing is that compiler is not able to render document ignoring some small errors such as defined \hbox which is general error and can be ignored to compile the complex mathematical formulas.
    I wanted to switch over but this is too much lag to compile and not adjusting to small errors which are prone to happen.

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  5. Characters are removed when copying

    If I copy paste some text from other site into my Overleaf project, if for example there is the word "different", when I paste it disappears "iff" and the resultant word is "dierent". There are some more combination of letters that are removed when pasting. Thanks

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    Update: We have recently increased the max file upload size to 50MB, even though the 15MB limit still applies to zip uploads (also to be lifted soon). So, if you upload the larger files individually, that should work now.

  7. safari bookmark picture

    There is no image on the when you bookmark the page on safari, would be nice to have!

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  8. Multiple image/file deletion

    It would be great if I'd be able to delete multiple file/images in the LaTeX project file.

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    Thanks for the feedback. In the preview, you can use all of the standard LaTeX commands, including figure*.

    In rich text mode, the current display of figures is pretty basic. Improved figure display is coming soon. We’ll see what we can do with multi-column figures in rich text mode, but it’s important to note that you can still use them if you edit the source directly.

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  11. user paper size defaults

    allow users to set up their default paper size: it seems to me that you configured overleaf to handle only a4 paper by default

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  13. Synchronize and update files from google drive/ drop box

    Hi there,

    I know that Overleaf has already integrated functionality with google drive and drop box etc.
    But, one of the powers of using Latex is you can specify a file name in a directory and whenever you compile, it would get that file/image - so you could work on your analysis and write a new image with the same file name (same file name as the older image) and Latex would pull the new image.

    Is it possible to have this kind of ability in Overleaf? Something like a refresh button in the Project Files section which then reloads…

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  14. is there a way to include the minted-package at version 2+

    I would need minted at version 2+ in order to use the breaklines option.
    Is there any way to specify the version or upgrade overleaf to version 2
    (as far as i have tested it, it is fully compatible with 1.X)

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  15. Provide one git repo with all projects inside, including new ones

    Keeping one repo with all my Overleaf projects updated would be much more convenient than having to clone a new repo every time I create a new project. This would also entail new projects automatically being tracked in git, which I think is a good idea.

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  16. Rich text mode display figures reliably

    I only seem to get figures displayed in the rich text editor if I store the image files in the 'root' folder of the project. When I tidy them into a separate folder (and point to the folder) the rich text editor displays [Not Found:...] despite the pdf preview displaying it just fine.

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  18. Make it possible, to highlight text in the "rich text mode" with different colurs

    It would be great to be able to higlight parts of the text in the rich text mode in some colours which need to completed or reviesed.

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  19. Don't let enumerate disappear in rich text mode

    When typing an enumerated list, the parameters

    $\begin{enumerate}
    $\end{enumerate}

    disappear. This can cause quite a bit of confusion and it would be best to leave them visible for ease of highlighting, adding items, etc

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  20. Better Caret

    Could you improve the caret? Maybe make it bold or have it in a bright color? I always have a tough time trying to find the cursor in the text. A more bolder version in bright colors would be a huge help.

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