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I run a cheat sheet website, and at the moment producing PDFs of the cheat sheets is a nightmare. I would like to find an easier system, and I'm wondering if LaTeX might be it. I've not used LaTeX a lot, though I do find it very useful when I do use it, so I've not got the experience to be able to tell if LaTeX can handle the kind of layout I need to reproduce.

Enough waffling ... this is how the cheat sheets are laid out:

http://www.cheatography.com/davechild/cheat-sheets/regular-expressions/pdf/

Can anybody tell me if LaTeX could handle this kind of layout?

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Possible duplicate of tex.stackexchange.com/questions/8827/preparing-cheat-sheets –  Martin Schröder Aug 1 '12 at 12:58

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This looks simple. You want

  • a threecolumn layout: Use multicol
  • colors: Use xcolor
  • some kind of sections: Use tabular together with xcolor
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