[overleaf, lyx, latex]

Why should you use Overleaf?

Overleaf is an online Latex editor. It enables to collaborate on the cloud-based document and is mainly used for writing scientific papers.

Overleaf is a very easy to use. It has a very user-friendly structure. You can use Overleaf when you want to collaborate with many people.

How to set up an Overleaf account?

You can use your email address to set up an account as shown below :

Create an Overleaf document

By clicking on “New Project”, you can choose to create a template of a document.

Let’s create a Blank Project and name it “Overleaf Example”. Overleaf provides a structure. You can change the author name, date, title and section name.


You can easily make use of scientific characters (i.e., greek letters, mathematical equations) in Overleaf.