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This completely updated edition brings you all the latest information about LaTeX and the vast range of add-on packages now available–over are covered! Full of new tips and tricks for using LaTeX in both traditional and modern typesetting, filteype book will also show you how to customize layout features to your own needs–from phrases and paragraphs to headings, lists, and pages. 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 lqtex technical typesetting, floats and captions, multicolumn layouts–including reference guides and discussions of the underlying typographic and TeXnical concepts. Nearly 1, fully tested examples that illustrate the text and solve typographical and technical problems–all ready to run! 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.
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The LaTeX Companion, Second Edition
Inside, you will find: Expert companiom on using LaTeX’s basic formatting tools to create all types of publications–from memos to encyclopedias In-depth fkletype of important extension packages for tabular compainon 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, etc.
Tips and tricks for LaTeX programmers and systems support New to this edition: An additional chapter on citations and bibliographies Expanded material on the setup and use of fonts to filetpye 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.
A brief history 1. Working with this book Chapter 2.
The structure of a source file 2. Table of contents structures 2. Managing references Chapter 3. Basic Formatting Tools 3.
The LaTeX Companion, Second Edition [Book]
Phrases and paragraphs 3. Footnotes, endnotes, and marginals 3.
Simulating typed text 3. Lines and columns Chapter 4. The Layout of the Page 4. Geometrical dimensions of the layout 4. Changing the layout 4. Doing layout with class Chapter 5. Standard LaTeX environments 5.
Calculating column widths 5. Multipage tabular material 5. Color in tables 5. Customizing table rules and spacing 5.
Footnotes in tabular material 5. Understanding float parameters 6. Float placement control 6. Controlling the float caption Chapter 7. Fonts and Encodings 7. Understanding font characteristics 7. Using fonts in text 7. Using fonts in math 7. Standard LaTeX font support 7.
A collection of font packages 7. The LaTeX world of symbols 7. The low-level interface 7.
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Setting up new fonts 7. Compatibility packages for very old documents Chapter 8. Display and alignment structures for equations 8. Compound structures and decorations 8. Variable symbol commands 8. Words in mathematics companiion. Fine-tuning the mathematical layout 8. Fonts in formulas 8. Symbols in formulas Chapter 9. LaTeX in a Multilingual Environment 9. TeX and non-English languages 9. The babel user interface 9. User commands provided by language options 9.
Support for non-Latin alphabets filetpye. Other approaches Chapter Graphics Generation and Manipulation Producing portable graphics and ornaments Manipulating graphical objects in LaTeX Syntax of the ocmpanion entries Enhancing the index with LaTeX features Chapter The number-only system The author-date system The author-number system The short-title system Multiple bibliographies in one document Chapter The BibTeX program and some variants The BibTeX database format Bibliography database management tools Formatting the bibliography with BibTeX styles The Ccompanion style language Chapter Making use of version control tools Appendix A.
Linking markup and formatting A.
Page markup—Boxes and rules A. Control structure extensions A.
Package and class file structure Appendix B. Tracing and Resolving Problems B. Warnings and informational messages B. How to get those TeX files? Finding the documentation on your TeX system C.
TeX user groups Appendix D.