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Author Krantz, Steven G. (Steven George), 1951-

Title Handbook of typography for the mathematical sciences / Steven G. Krantz
Published Boca Raton : Chapman & Hall/CRC, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 173 pages)
Contents BASIC PRINCIPLES; Planning Ahead; Consistency; Overall Design; Page Design; Design in the Small; Choice of Fonts; Single Column or Double Column?; Foreign Alphabets; TYPESETTING MATHEMATICS; What is TeX?; Typesetting Mathematics in TeX; Typesetting English in TeX; Answering the Questions from Chapter 1 in the Argot of TeX; Other Methods for Typesetting Mathematics; Communicating with your Typesetter; Communicating with your Editor; Guaranteeing that your Book or Paper turns out as you Wish; TYPESETTING ENGLISH; TeX and the English Language; Other Word Processors and Typesetting Systems; Communicating with your Copy Editor; FRONT AND BACK MATTER; The Table of (or TOC); The Index; The Bibliography; Tables; Lists; GRAPHICS; What is Postscript?; {\tt *.pdf}, {\tt *.jpg}, {\tt *.bmp} and other Graphic Formats; Importing Graphic files into your TeX Document; Importing Graphic files into other ASCII or Word Processor Documents; Software for Creating Graphics; Other Methods for Creating Graphics; COPY EDITING; Traditional Methods of Copy Editing; Modern Methods of Copyediting; Basic Copy Editor's Marks; Interacting with your Copy Editor; Manuscript Proofs; Galley Proofs; Page Proofs; The End of the Process; TECHNICALITIES OF MATHEMATICAL TYPESETTING; Modes of Typesetting Mathematics; Displayed Math; Inline Math; Built-up Expressions; Horizontal Spacing $n$-Quads and $m$-Quads; Vertical Spacing; Alignment; Typesetting Problems that are Peculiar to Mathematics; TECHNICALITIES OF PROSE TYPESETTING; Modes of Typesetting English; Hyphens and Dashes; Quotations, Displayed and Not; Alignment; Tables; Boxes; Vertical and Horizontal Spacing; Steps in the Production of a Paper or Article; Steps in the Production of a Book; WHAT HAPPENS AT THE PRINTER
Summary The ""Handbook of Typography for the Mathematical Sciences"" explains how to use TeX, LaTeX and AMS TeX during the typesetting process so that readers can take a more active role in ensuring that their work is properly represented in print
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject TeX (Computer file)
TeX (Computer file)
Computerized typesetting
Mathematics printing -- Computer programs
COMPUTERS -- Digital media -- Desktop Publishing.
Computerized typesetting.
Mathematics printing -- Computer programs.
Form Electronic book
Author CRC Press.
ISBN 1420036017