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LaTeX beginner's tutorial [duplicate]

I was recently introduced to LaTeX but I cannot find any resources online for beginners like me. I need a how-to kind of a resource for basic functionality. Pardon my vagueness. I currently have no ...
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Good LaTeX book for Math beginner [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Which manuals are on your “TeX Reference” shelf? What is the best book to start learning LaTeX? Any suggestion for a good LaTeX book for a math beginner, ...
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Getting started with TeX LaTeX? [duplicate]

What are some good resources for getting started with LaTeX? Also, what's the difference between LaTeX and TeX? Thanks!
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What book do you recommend for new Tex users? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best book to start learning LaTeX? I'm new to Tex. Just downloaded the program for Mac. I'm using TeXShop and I wanted to see if anyone could recommend a ...
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Guide to latex for a mathematician [duplicate]

I'm a PhD math student and I would like to learn latex quickly and effectively. Can you suggest a good book for learning latex (with an emphasis on mathematical typesetting)?
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Why should I use LaTeX?

I have heard a lot about LaTeX, but never used it myself. It is mainly used for typesetting professional research papers. But I am not writing research papers. Is LaTeX for me? If yes, why should I ...
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Why are there no alternatives to TeX, or, why is TeX still used? [closed]

I'm fairly new to TeX and LaTeX, having been drawn in by the Big Idea — creating a document programmatically. However, my experience of TeX (and its libraries — LaTeX, ConTeXt, …) has been almost ...
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Best practices references

What resources (online or otherwise) exist that give good advice on best practices for TeX, etc.? I'm looking particularly for things that assume you already know TeX or LaTeX, and aim to help you ...
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What is the best way to learn TeX?

As opposed to LaTeX, which is addressed in another question. Most of the references I've seen get too complex too quickly. I'm looking for something that gives me a top-down view of the language - ...
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Prerequisites for using LaTeX efficiently

I am a student (still in high school) who wants to start using LaTeX more regularly, however, I have on major problem: I know nothing about computer science or computer programming. And I mean ...
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Best Way to Start Using LaTeX/TeX?

I'm not really a programmer but am quite interested in learning how to use LaTeX/TeX. I've looked it up on Wikipedia and scanned through it and the documents created through this way of editing is ...
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Why should I buy a TeX/LaTeX guide book?

I am relatively new to TeX/LaTeX and so far learnt all about it using online documentation or question-and-answer websites like this one. Should I consider buying a LaTeX guide book though? What ...
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Guide to managing multiple resume with one LaTeX?

I've heard making and managing a resume in LaTeX is highly useful. I am sure consistent and easy to maintain output format is one reason. I haven't used LaTeX before (a suggestion to where from to ...
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How can I draw these polygons with shaded regions?

I don't know how to draw this by LaTeX.
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How can I use a table generated by R in LaTeX?

I have a LaTeX table generated like this, \begin{table}[ht] \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{rrrrrrr} \hline & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 \\ \hline 1 & 181.21 & 169.01 ...

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