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Author Mittelbach, Frank.

Title The LaTeX companion
Edition 2nd ed. / Frank Mittelbach, Michel Goossens, with Johannes Braams, David Carlisle, and Chris Rowley
Published Boston : Addison-Wesley, ©2004


Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 1090 pages) : illustrations
Series Addison-Wesley series on tools and techniques for computer typesetting
Addison-Wesley series on tools and techniques for computer typesetting.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. structure of a LaTex document -- 3. Basic formatting tools -- 4. layout of the page -- 5. Tabular material -- 6. Mastering floats -- 7. Fonts and encodings -- 8. Higher mathematics -- 9. LaTex in a multilingual environment -- 10. Graphics generation and manipulation -- 11. Index generation -- 12. Managing citations -- 13. Bibliography generation -- 14. LaTex package documentation tools -- A. LaTex overview for preamble, package, and class writers -- B. Tracing and resolving problems -- C. LaTex software and user group information -- D. TLC2 Tex CD
Summary This is the digial version of the printed book (Copyright © 2004). The LaTeX Companion has long been the essential resource for anyone using LaTeX to create high-quality printed documents. This completely updated edition brings you all the latest information about LaTeX and the vast range of add-on packages now available--over 200 are covered! Full of new tips and tricks for using LaTeX in both traditional and modern typesetting, this book will also show you how to customize layout features to your own needs--from phrases and paragraphs to headings, lists, and pages. Inside, you will find: Expert advice on using LaTeX's basic formatting tools to create all types of publications--from memos to encyclopedias In-depth coverage of important extension packages for tabular and technical typesetting, floats and captions, multicolumn layouts--including reference guides and discussions of the underlying typographic and TeXnical concepts Detailed techniques for generating and typesetting contents lists, bibliographies, indexes, et cetera Tips and tricks for LaTeX programmers and systems support New to this edition: Nearly 1,000 fully tested examples that illustrate the text and solve typographical and technical problems--all ready to run! An additional chapter on citations and bibliographies Expanded material on the setup and use of fonts to access a huge collection of glyphs, and to typeset text from a wide range of languages and cultures Major new packages for graphics, "verbatim" listings, floats, and page layout Full coverage of the latest packages for all types ofdocuments--mathematical, multilingual, and many more Detailed help on all error messages, including those troublesome low-level TeX errors Like its predecessor, The LaTeX Companion, Second Edition, is an indispensable reference for anyone wishing to use LaTeX productively. The accompanying CD-ROM contains a complete plug-and-play LaTeX installation, including all the packages and examples featured in the book
Notes Goossens's name appears first on the earlier edition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 963-982) and index
Notes Copyright © 2004 by Pearson Education, Incorporated 2004
Subject LaTeX (Computer file)
LaTeX (Computer file)
Computerized typesetting.
computerized composition (pre-print process)
Computerized typesetting.
Protocollen (informatica)
Latex (computerprogramma)
Latex (editor de texto)
Form Electronic book
Author Goossens, Michel.
Braams, Johannes.
Rowley, Chris, 1948-
LC no. 2003070810
ISBN 0201362996