Getting Started with LaTeX

Getting Started with LaTeX

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Workshop Description

This workshop provides an overview of using LaTeX for document preparation. It covers both the process of working with the system and the markup syntax used. LaTeX is popular in academic communities, especially those that make use of symbols and notation as part of scholarly communication.

The workshop does not assume any familiarity with LaTeX or other markup languages. We will use the ShareLaTeX web service for this workshop.

Software Used: ShareLaTeX account

Topics

This workshop covers:

  • why use LaTeX
  • adding basic content and document structure
  • changing the appearance of text
  • including mathematical notation and other symbols in documents
  • the basics of tables and pictures

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