LaTeX Beginner's Guide

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Packt Publishing Ltd, Mar 21, 2011 - Computers - 314 pages
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Packed with fully explained examples, LaTeX Beginner's Guide is a hands-on introduction quickly leading a novice user to professional-quality results. If you are about to write mathematical or scientific papers, seminar handouts, or even plan to write a thesis, then this book offers you a fast-paced and practical introduction. Particularly during studying in school and university you will benefit much, as a mathematician or physicist as well as an engineer or a humanist. Everybody with high expectations who plans to write a paper or a book will be delighted by this stable software.
 

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Contents

Getting Started with LaTeX
Chapter 6 CrossReferencing introduces means of intelligent
package
Summary
Creating Lists
Customizing lists
Creating Tables and Inserting Pictures Tames
Pictures and floats
Using Fonts
Typewriter fonts
Developing Large Documents
Summary
Enhancing Your Documents Further
Coloring your document
Summary
Troubleshooting

Summary
CrossReferencing
Summary
Listing Content and References
Summary
Typing Math Formulas
Placing figures and tables
Troubleshooting
Summary
UK TeX
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Stefan Kottwitz studied mathematics in Jena and Hamburg. Afterwards, he worked as an IT Administrator and Communication Officer onboard cruise ships for AIDA Cruises and for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. Following 10 years of sailing around the world, he is now employed as a Network & IT Security Engineer for AIDA Cruises, focusing on network infrastructure and security such as managing firewall systems for headquarters and fleet. In between contracts, he worked as a freelance programmer and typography designer. For many years he has been providing LaTeX support in online forums. He became a moderator of the web forum http: //latex community.org/ and of the site http: //golatex.de/. Recently, he began supporting the newly established Q&A site http: //tex.stackexchange.com/ as a moderator. He publishes ideas and news from the TeX world on his blog at http: //texblog.net.

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