Linked Questions

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How to get started to typeset mathematical proofs with LaTeX? [duplicate]

I want to start using LaTeX to organize my proofs into a readable fashion. This motif is due to my professors preferring e-mail communication instead of reading a chicken-scratch proof. I know enough ...
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How do you really start? [duplicate]

I was asked to use LaTeX (on math stack exchange), and I downloaded a large number of files (called Miktex). However all the tutorials seem to assume that you have already started a a document of ...
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How do I install, learn and benefit maximally by using LaTeX [duplicate]

I am new to LaTeX, but learnt that it's the best document preparation as researchers. I have downloaded ProTeX, but I do not know anything about coding and programming, how do I ( I am a PhD ...
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What are good learning resources for a LaTeX beginner?

Which book (free or otherwise) was the most useful to you when you started learning LaTeX? I am frequently asked this question by friends who want to learn LaTeX, and I recommend the book which got ...
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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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Comparison: ShareLaTeX vs Overleaf (formerly WriteLaTeX)

So far, I didn't have the chance to use either of these services. Before starting, I would like to hear your opinions. What are the advantages and disadvantages? Why should I choose one over the other?...
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What is the best way to make the transition from Microsoft Word to LaTeX?

My experience at the present moment is restricted to Microsoft Word and is likely to remain for most of my collaborative work. However, for my individual authored documents I would like to use LaTeX. ...
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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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Strategy for writing a book using LaTeX [closed]

This is my first time using LaTeX. It's also my first time writing a book. But I find myself with a little time on my hands and I thought I'd write a simple(ish) book for my 11yo son to learn computer ...
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Examples with the purpose of learning LaTeX?

I have a basic understanding of LaTeX. But I would like to learn more through LaTeX examples or real world usage (probably commented). Where can such be found?
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Technical documentation and/or book templates?

I'm just getting started with LaTeX and wanted to see some templates for technical documentation and/or books. I'm writing a small book about PHP and wanted to use LaTeX with it, but i wanted to have ...
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What are the best sites to learn LaTex from the scratch for writing journal articles?

I am a LaTeX newbie. I am curious to hear your recommendations about the best places to learn it. More precisely, I am going to start writing my doctoral thesis in it. Our school already has a ...
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Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat

I would like to know, if I can use LaTeX to generate report if I only have Adobe Reader or do I need Adobe Acrobat as well?
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Clickable, bottom page reference ?! Possible ?

I'm new here but I see the place looks hyperactive. I guess I'll ask a lot in the next months. So new to LaTeX and starting my PhD thesis redaction. I got this template for a PhD thesis at ...
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How can I start using resume templates with LaTeX?

I am trying to write my resume using Latex, to have a better document and attract more interest from the recruiters. Internet is full of places with lots of templates and walk-troughs to build it up. ...

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