Category Archives for TeX and LaTeX

Introducing “non-technical” people to LaTeX

On TeX.SX, Primal Pappachan asked: “How can I introduce a non-technical person to LaTeX?” There are several answers, for helping learning LaTeX without being too complicated. Yiannis Lazarides gave some of the best suggestions: Assist in the TeX installation and … Continue reading

16. February 2012 by stefan
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Can you use TeX for any kind of document, or is it overkill for simple ones

Untypical for a Q&A site, there’s currently an exchange of views on TeX.SX: As an expert, can you always use TeX for (nearly) any kind of document?  “Yes, you can:” It’s easy if you are a routine user, you know … Continue reading

24. January 2012 by stefan
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LaTeX Workflow

Agodemar posted a very nice diagram of the LaTeX workflow on TeX.SX: A bigger version of the image and a link the full source code is shown in the topic Diagram / Infographic of TeX & friends.

18. January 2012 by stefan
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Strategies for preambles

Yesterday Seamus Bradley started a topic on TeX.SX:     Best practice on organising your preamble For large and highly customized documents, preambles can be lengthy. Should all packages be loaded before macros are defined? Or should packages and related definitions be … Continue reading

13. January 2012 by stefan
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