ShareLaTeX guides

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Class files

If you have a L a T e X project in your computer and want to edit it in ShareLaTeX you can do it by uploading your files.


  • If you don't have an account enter your e-mail address and set a password, click Register and that's it, you will be redirected to the project management page where you will be guided into how to create a new project.

If you already have an account, click Login in the upper right corner, then type in your email and password and click the Login button.
Once you are logged in, you should see the ShareLaTeX Project Management page

Uploading a project

To upload a project, all your files (images, classes, styles, bibliography, fonts, .tex sources) must be in a compressed .zip file. In the Project Management page, click New Project and in the drop-down menu click Upload Project .

A box will appear, there you can drag and drop your .zip file or click Select a .zip file to open a file browser and locate it.

Once you drop your file or select it in your file browser you will be redirected to the editor, where a new project will be created with the same name as the .zip file. After that you can start editing, click Recompile to render the PDF.