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LaTeX and Friends

By M. R. C. van Dongen

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This book teaches the use of LaTeX, a free, automated typesetting system, presenting techniques for writing an article, report, thesis, or book with data plots, complex graphics, and computer presentations, with examples showing input and output side by side.

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  • ISBN13: 978-3-6422-3815-4
  • 325 Pages
  • User Level: Professionals
  • Publication Date: January 28, 2012
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $69.95
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LaTeX is a free, automated state-of-the-art typesetting system. This book teaches all the ins and outs of LaTeX which are needed to write an article, report, thesis, or book. The book teaches by example, giving many worked out examples showing input and output side by side. The book presents the most recent techniques for presenting data plots, complex graphics, and computer presentations, but does not require previous knowledge. However, it is also a reference for the more seasoned user, with pointers to modern techniques and packages. Recurring themes in the book are consistent and effective presentation, planning and development, controlling style and content, and maintenance.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Basics.
  2. Introduction to LaTeX.
  3. Basic Typesetting.
  4. Running Text.
  5. Lists.
  6. Tables, Diagrams, and Data Plots.
  7. Presenting External Pictures.
  8. Presenting Diagrams with tikz..
  9. Presenting Data with Tables.
  10. Presenting Data with Plots.
  11. Mathematics and Algorithms.
  12. Mathematics.
  13. Advanced Mathematics.
  14. Algorithmas and Listings.
  15. Automation.
  16. Commands and Environments.
  17. Option Parsing.
  18. Branching.
  19. Miscellany.
  20. Beamer Presentations.
  21. Writing Classes and Packages.
  22.   Installing OpenType Fonts.
  23. Installing LaTeX and Friends.
  24. Resources.
  25. References and Bibliography.
  26. Indices.
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