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Like a semi-detailed user manual for LaTeX commands (\newtheorem, etc).

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Have a look at the answers given here: tex.stackexchange.com/q/11/14 . You might find something helpful. – Vivi Mar 14 '12 at 8:17
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I'd start with The not so short guide to LaTeX, and then have a look at

Which manuals are on your "TeX Reference" shelf?

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One document that deserves to be better known is the LaTeX2e Reference Manual.

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I just quickly reviewed it and I will add this to my short list of 'best' references for my students. – R. Schumacher Mar 14 '12 at 20:53
It’s BTW part of MiKTeX and TeXLive! – Speravir Mar 14 '12 at 23:19
texdoc latex2e at the command prompt will lead directly to the pdf of LaTeX reference manual both in miktex and texlive distro – texenthusiast Nov 29 '12 at 7:36

I have my students use The LateX Wikibook http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX. It is a required class for freshman math majors. This is the second year it has been the textbook.

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