Latex Notes

Latex Notes : Practical Tips for Preparing Technical Documents

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Just a few years ago, LaTeX set TeX users free. LaTeX liberated them from mundane chores such as formatting and equation numbering, allowing writers to concentrate instead on the document content. Now, to help those who wish to take an extra step beyond the structures imposed by LaTeX, author J. Kenneth Shultis presents a collection of proven tricks, techniques, and recipes for harnessing the full potential afforded by this powerful typesetting program.show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 172.7 x 231.1 x 15.2mm | 249.48g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Facsimile
  • Facsimile
  • 0131209736
  • 9780131209732
  • 1,997,768

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Just a few years ago, LaTeX set TeX users free. LaTeX liberated them from mundane chores such as formatting and equation numbering, allowing writers to concentrate instead on the document content. Now, to help those who wish to take an extra step beyond the structures imposed by LaTeX, author J. Kenneth Shultis presents a collection of proven tricks, techniques, and recipes for harnessing the full potential afforded by this powerful typesetting program.show more

About John Kenneth Shultis

J. Kenneth Shultis, (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is currently Black and Veatch Distinguished Professor, Department of Nuclear Engineering, Kansas State University where he teaches and conducts research in neutron and radiative transport, reactor physics, numerical analysis, particle combustion, remote sensing, and utility energy and economic analyses. The recipient of several awards for teaching excellence, Dr. Shultis is the co-author of Principles of Radiation Shielding and Radiological Assessment: Sources and Exposures (both Prentice Hall) and over 200 research papers and reports. He has served as a consultant to many private and governmental organizations.show more

Table of contents

1. Fonts. 2. Text Formatting and Lists. 3. Formatting Pages. 4. Math and Equations. 5. Tables. 6. Graphics. 7. Large Documents. 8. Useful Styles. 9. Macros and Miscellaneous Tricks. Appendix A: Symbols Available in LATEX. Appendix B: Format Parameters.show more

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