Introduction to LaTeX
LaTeX is the gold standard for document typesetting in academia. In
this 2 hour single-session IAP event we'll see how easy it is to make
professional-looking papers and resumes, get you typesetting math like
a pro, delve into macros, and finish with Beamer, the popular
open-source LaTeX analog to Powerpoint.
When and Where: Mon Jan 26, 5:00-7:00pm, 1-115
Contact: Jessica McKellar, Paul Baranay, email@example.com
latex-files.tar.gz A tarball of all the class materials, including the images and source for the beamer slides.
latex.pdf The slides.
Other Potentially Useful Material:
(Remember! Use 1)
xdvi, and 3)
dvips or just
pdflatex to compile the .tex files.)
For Macs, I recommend the TeX previewer TexShop.
For Windows, the internet recommends MikTeX.
The official site for TeXShop, a GPL'ed graphical
TeX editor and previewer for Mac OS X
The Sourceforge TeXShop page
A succinct page of common LaTeX symbols
An intimidatingly large but comprehensive list of LaTeX symbols
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