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Inspired by What are good learning resources for a LaTeX beginner?, I thought that it might be useful to collect a list of the many brilliant introductory LaTeX books and tutorials written in languages other than English. I think that such a list could be helpful to many new users. And who would be better to collect such a list than the TEX.SE-community?

Please contribute to make the list as complete as possible.

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    No, sounds like a good question, but definitely community wiki :)
    – doncherry
    Nov 26, 2012 at 22:57
  • Should only LaTeX books be included, or are general TeX books OK? Nov 26, 2012 at 23:07
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    the "not so short introduction" is available in many languages. should they all be listed separately, under language, or would a separate answer be appropriate? (they're all available from ctan.) Nov 26, 2012 at 23:20
  • @barbarabeeton I'd say we add a category "Multilingual"or "Polyglot" at the top (ignoring the alphabetic order), perhaps with the two/three-letter abbreviations for languages as links (or only one link to ctan.org/pkg/lshort). That'll keep everything maximally clear.
    – doncherry
    Nov 26, 2012 at 23:32
  • Related community polls: meta.tex.stackexchange.com/a/1595/4012, meta.tex.stackexchange.com/a/1571/4012
    – doncherry
    Nov 26, 2012 at 23:32

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Please add your resources to this answer!


globe Multilingual

  • A Short Introduction to LaTeX2ε by Tobias Oetiker et al. (online, but also included in MiKTeX and TeX Live)
    Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.

  • The LearnLaTeX site is available in English, Catalan, German, Spanish, French, Marathi, Portuguese and Vietnamese; additional translations are very welcome

Czech Czech

  • "Ne úplně nejkratší úvod do formátu LaTeX2ε", Czech version of "A Short Introduction to LaTeX2ε": See above in section "Multilingual".

  • LaTeX pro pragmatiky (2011) by Pavel Satrapa (online)

Danish Danish

Dutch Dutch

Finnish

French French

German German

Hungarian

  • LaTeX (2022) by Tómács Tibor (online).

Italian Italian

India Marathi (मराठी)

Norwegian Norwegian

  • LaTeX for nybegynnere (2004) by Dag Langmyhr (online, direct link)
    A little bit old, and doesn't actually mention, e.g., pdflatex for PDF output.

Portuguese (Brazil) Portuguese (Brazil)

Russian Russian

Serbian Serbian

  • Goran Nenadić, Predrag Janičić, Aleksandar Samardžić: LaTeX za autore, Beograd, Kompjuter biblioteka, 2003. ("LaTeX for authors"); in Serbian only; primeri iz knjige

  • Predrag Janičić, Goran Nenadić: Osnovi LaTeX-a, VEDES, Beograd, 1995. ("Fundamentals of LaTeX"); in Serbian only.

Spanish Spanish

Swedish Swedish


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  • Hopefully each of the TeX users group around the world (tug.org/usergroups.html) maintain tutorials and beginners guide at their respective group websites. It may be a usefull start point for beginners. Nov 27, 2012 at 2:15
  • I find it a little confusing that the most recent German introductory manual (by Manuela Jürgens and Thomas Feuerstack, 2012) still advocates the usage of \usepackage{(n)german} instead of the less problematic \usepackage[(n)german]{babel}... not to mention the used type area and table layouts.
    – hakaze
    Nov 27, 2012 at 9:12
  • I looked around for Hungarian resources, but all of them were outdated. When the date of creation was not available, I judged this by whether they recommended eqnarray. Only one of them didn't, but that one was not suitable for introduction purposes. The first two chapters were dedicated to *nix filesystem commands, and a Vim introduction. What should I do now?
    – marczellm
    Jan 13, 2013 at 22:46
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    I created fixed links with "latest" instead of the year that should always work
    – MaxNoe
    Jun 16, 2019 at 11:50
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    Just wondering – does it make any sense to keep documents which are outdated? And a second question – should broken links be removed? Oct 10 at 16:10

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