Textbook

Books Price Comparison (Including Amazon) - Guaranteed Lowest Prices on Books


 

LaTeX: A Document Preparation System (2nd Edition)

 
 
 
 
LaTeX: A Document Preparation System (2nd Edition)
Author: Leslie Lamport
ISBN 13: 9780201529838
ISBN 10: 201529831
Edition: 2
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Publication Date: 1994-07-10
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
List Price: $49.99
 
 

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.

Booknews

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. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)