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LaTeX: A Documentation Preparation System (2nd Edition)

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This authoritative user's guide and reference manual for the LATEX computer typesetting system has been revised to document features now available in the new standard software release - LATEX2e. The new edition features additional styles and functions, improved font handling, and enhanced graphics capabilities. Other parts of the book have been revised to reflect user comments and suggestions. Selected sections have been rewritten to explain challenging concepts or functions, and the descriptions of both MakeIndex and BibTEX have been updated. New LATEX users will want to start with this book, and current users, particularly as they upgrade to the LATEX2e software, will be eager to obtain the most up-to-date version of its associated manual.Features

  • Revised version of the authoritative user's guide and reference manual for the LATEX computer typesetting system.
  • Features the new standard software release - LATEX2e.
  • Sections rewritten to explain difficult concepts or functions.

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Written by the original architect and implementer of the LaTex software system for typesetting documents, this guide and reference manual for the new standard version of LaTex gives instructions for formatting simpler text and describes techniques for handling larger, more complicated documents. The second edition describes new commands for inserting pictures from other programs and explains how to make books and slides. Also includes instructions for creating indexes and bibliographies and sending LaTex documents electronically.
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Synopsis:

User's guide and reference manual for the LATEX computer typesetting system has been revised to document features available in the standard software release LATEX 2e. These features include additional styles and functions, improved font handling and enhanced graphics capabilities.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 235) and index.

About the Author

Leslie Lamport, a computer scientist, is well known for his contributions to concurrent computing and distributed systems. His "Time, Clocks, and the Ordering of Events in a Distributed System" paper has been honored for its enduring influence on the field. Lamport is also known for creating the LaTeX typesetting system and the best-selling book, LaTeX, Second Edition, which documents it (Addison-Wesley, 1994). Now at Microsoft Research in Mountain View, California, he began his work on TLA+ at the Digital (later Compaq) Systems Research Center in Palo Alto. Lamport, who earned his Ph.D. in mathematics from Brandeis University, is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780201529838
Author:
Lamport, Leslie
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Professional
Illustrator:
Bibby, Duane
Author:
Bibby, Duane
Location:
Reading, Mass. :
Subject:
Computers and computer technology
Subject:
Desktop Publishing - General
Subject:
Typography
Subject:
Desktop publishing
Subject:
Electronic publishing
Subject:
Computerized typesetting
Subject:
Latex
Subject:
Latex (computer program)
Subject:
Digital Media - Desktop Publishing
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Typography
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Addison-Wesley Series on Tools and Techniques for Computer T
Series Volume:
48
Publication Date:
June 1994
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.24x7.42x.48 in. 1.00 lbs.

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