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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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Shorthand for empty line or \\ \indent

This page says that \\ starts a new paragraph. However, it does not end up looking the same as inserting an empty line in my source code (which I have always used to define paragraphs), which also ...
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Is Knuth's *The TeXBook* complete?

Suppose I want to learn TeX. Then, is The TeXBook a complete source? Does it cover all relevant aspects of TeX? Or is there something worth learning about TeX which is not present there? Does "TeX ...
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How do I change the basic font into 'Corbel'?

I just started using LaTeX, so I have no clue. I have been reading stuff such as \usepackage, as well as things as font families. If anyone could explain me, I'd be very grateful.
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Simple footer with fancyhdr and pagestyle fancy, article with frontmatter etc

I am trying to get a simple on every page but excluding title page. Now I only get footer in front matter and excluding title page. The main matter do not get footer. Edit: I want a simple footer (...
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Add comment/explnation at the end of the page

How can I add a comment at the end of the page like this: Thank you.
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LaTeX introduction books 2: “modern” documentation [closed]

Trying to help a couple of completely lost querents here, I looked around and find a couple of nice posts pointing to "introductory" documentation, like for example What are good learning resources ...
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How to implement the Russian typographical traditions?

As is well known, TEX uses four styles in mathematics: display (D), text (T), script (S) and script-script (SS). This style defines the size of fractions and mathematical operators, the style for how ...
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How to learn LaTeX in the right way? [closed]

Many people always say that LaTeX is the best typesetting system which is flexible and powerful. For me, I have used LaTeX for one year already but I still have some problems with it. Let me talk ...
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Getting missing $ error but I don't know where to put it

Newbie in LaTeX here. On this the line I'm getting "missing $" error but I don't know where exactly it wants me to put it: $g_2 $= $N_2${$f_2$ - (\underbrace($\int_a^b g_1^{*}f_2dx$)_{$g_1^t\cdot f_2$...
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Are there good comprehensive lists of LaTeX commands online?

I'm relatively new to actual LaTeX scripting, much of my experience comes from using MathJax over at math.stackexchange.com and I'm kinda self-taught, just picking things up as I need them. However, I'...
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How do I reduce the size of the word “References” in the bibliography section?

I'm using \begin{thebibiliography} to generate a bibliography at the end of the page. The heading for this is "References" and I would like to reduce the size of this heading. I'm using the article ...
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How can I do this? [closed]

How can I do this? Tried using% \ begin {tabbing} but o'que more than displeased was the reticence.
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Insertion of logo on whole of th right side in beamer presentation

I am new in the latex beamer presentation. I am try to insert a logo that span the whole right side as show below. Please help me with a code to have something like this
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Choosing Tex engine for beginner: 25-page college assignment

I'm starting to write a bigger assignment (Danish, college-level: 25pages). My requirements: Internationalisation: it is in Danish The manuscript will need citations, references and a bibliography. ...

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