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LATEX Notes: Practical Tips for Preparing Technical Documents

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LATEX Notes: Practical Tips for Preparing Technical Documents


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  • covers the full range of Latex topics.
  • offers shortcuts and extensions not found elsewhere.


  • Copyright 1994
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/4"
  • Pages: 192
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-120973-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-120973-2

Just a few years ago, LaTeX set TeX users free. LaTeX liberated them from mundane chores such as formatting and equation numbering, allowing writers to concentrate instead on the document content. Now, to help those who wish to take an extra step beyond the structures imposed by LaTeX, author J. Kenneth Shultis presents a collection of proven tricks, techniques, and recipes for harnessing the full potential afforded by this powerful typesetting program.

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Table of Contents

1. Fonts.

2. Text Formatting and Lists.

3. Formatting Pages.

4. Math and Equations.

5. Tables.

6. Graphics.

7. Large Documents.

8. Useful Styles.

9. Macros and Miscellaneous Tricks.

Appendix A: Symbols Available in LATEX.

Appendix B: Format Parameters.


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