LaTeX/Presentations – LaTeX/Title Creation – LaTeX/Counters -. This tutorial is aimed at getting familiar with the bare bones of LaTeX. Hyperref[edit]. The package hyperref provides LaTeX the ability to create.

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The LaTeX Companion 2nd ed.

LaTeX/Basics – Wikibooks, open books for an open world

This allows authors researchers, students, etc. See below for more detail about outputs. This page was wikbook edited on 26 Decemberat If you don’t need such a high customization, here are some smaller but useful examples.

If you only want parts, chapters, and sections numbered, not subsections or subsubsections etc. These formatting commands can be wrapped around the entire equation, and not just on the textual elements: Numbering of the sections is performed automatically by LaTeX, so don’t bother adding them explicitly, just insert the heading you want between the curly braces. Commands with arguments and switches should not be confused.

Class files define what your document looks like. Next laetx the variables, there is a short explanations of their meaning:. Very often mathematical features will differ in size, in which case the delimiters surrounding the expression should vary accordingly.

The reason for marking off the end of your text is to provide a place for LaTeX to be programmed to do extra stuff automatically at the end of the document, like making an index. LaTeX enables typesetting of hyperlinks, useful when the resulting format is PDF, and the hyperlinks wjkibook be followed.


Like TeX, LaTeX started as a writing tool for mathematicians and computer scientists, but from early in its development it has also been taken up by scholars who needed to write documents that include complex math expressions or latsx scripts, such as Arabic, Sanskrit and Chinese.

Pandoc is a ‘universal document converter’ able to transform LaTeX into many different file formats, including HTML5, epub, rtf and docx. Indeed the compiler cannot guess at which page a specific section is going to be printed, so when the table of contents is printed before the upcoming sections, it cannot set the page numbers.


Simply type the text and leave a blank line between paragraphs. Peter Gordon, an editor at Addison-Wesleyconvinced him to write a LaTeX user’s manual for publication Lamport was initially skeptical that anyone would wikigook money for it!

LaTeX/Advanced Mathematics – Wikibooks, open books for an open world

The writer uses markup tagging conventions to define the general structure of a document such as article, book, and letterto stylise text throughout a document such as bold and italicsand to add citations and cross-references. Coming from a community of typography enthusiasts, most LaTeX packages contain excellent documentation. Without them, formulas can become ambiguous.

When you just want to provide lxtex for the Document Info section of the PDF file, as well as enabling back references inside bibliography:.


To change the size of the fonts in math mode, see Changing font size. Policies and guidelines Contact us. As math requires special environments, there are naturally the appropriate environment names you can use in the standard way.


The command to use a package is pretty simple: To get an unnumbered section heading which does not go into the Table of Contents, follow the command name with an asterisk before the opening curly brace:.

Retrieved 18 April To have the enumeration follow from your section or subsection heading, you must use the amsmath package or use AMS class documents.

This optional alternative heading layex in [square brackets] before the curly braces:. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


It is also possible to add extra lines to the ToC, to force extra or unnumbered section headings to be included. No argument means the same as 4.

A TeX macro–based document preparation system designed by Richard Stallman that specializes in producing technical documentation software manuals. However, if you begin to create complex documents, including bibliographies and cross-references, etc.

Although many common operators are available in LaTeX, sometimes you will need to write your own, e. The only important file types are.

The matrix-like expression for representing binomial coefficients is too padded.