Introduction to LaTeX
Instructor: Patrick McLeod
Web Links for LaTeX and TeX:
The LaTex Project Home Page : This
is the website for the LaTeX project. Notes and information on pending
development, implementation, and frequently asked questions can be found in
TeX Users Group (TUG) : International group
of TeX users and developers that, along with the GNU Project, drives
implementation and innovation in TeX.
MikTeX : An extremely thorough and
well-maintained complete TeX implementation for any x86 based system.
AucTeX : AucTeX is an
integrated TeX and LaTeX environment for use the the the Emacs and Xemacs
TeTex : TeTeX is a TeX distribution
for use on unix and linux systems. It's fairly simple to install and has very
AMS-LaTeX : The American
Mathematical Society's extension of the LaTeX package. Very nice to have if you
are running LaTeX for your TeX processing needs.
ConTeXt : An advanced document
preparation tool based on TeX and XML.
TeXinfo : TeXinfo is the
GNU Project's official documentation format based on the TeX language.
Font design system that supports the creation of entire families of fonts from a
set of dimensional parameters and outline descriptions.
GNU Project : Homepage for the GNU Project.
If you are going to work extensively in TeX, it would be helpful to better
understand the GNU Project and its goals since you will be using a good bit of
The Not-So-Short Introduction to LaTeX 2e : The best
resource to begin your LaTeX education.
Dr. A.J. Hildebrand's TeX
Resources, University of Illinois Math Department.