Synopses & Reviews
This comprehensive reference provides power users with a concentrated look at the scope of the software's options and quick access to the program's complex command usage and parameter rulesso vast it is nearly impossible for users to know the syntax of every command. Along with featuring listings of commands and brief descriptions of their respective syntaxes that answer the basic yet critical questions What command should I use? and What parameters do I need? this guide incorporates a handy summary of all LaTeX macros and environments and a convenient graphic resource containing examples of fonts for both plain text and math. Information on main add-on” packages like array and graphicx, which are so widely used they are part of the de-facto standard system, is also included.
About the Author
Herbert Voss received a doctorate of engineering in power electronics. He is a former high school mathematics, physics, and computer science teacher and a lecturer at the Free University of Berlin who for the past several years has been involved in maintaining the PSTricks suite of tools for graphics within LaTeX.