Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

First Steps in LaTeX 1999th Edition

4 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
ISBN-13: 978-0817641320
ISBN-10: 0817641327
Why is ISBN important?
ISBN
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Buy used On clicking this link, a new layer will be open
$9.94 On clicking this link, a new layer will be open
Buy new On clicking this link, a new layer will be open
$85.49 On clicking this link, a new layer will be open
More Buying Choices
25 New from $5.81 30 Used from $0.01
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


Save Up to 90% on Textbooks Textbooks
$85.49 FREE Shipping. In Stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Editorial Reviews

Review

From the reviews:

"The author lays a clear structure to guide the newcomer through the process of preparing a text with LaTeX…. Besides the comprehensive index at the end of the book, there is a useful Quick Finder at the beginning of the book; the reader can hardly get lost. The book fulfills the claim of the title…. With its clear structure and the well-organized index and quick finder [it] may also serve the more experienced TeXie as a reference." ―Zentralblatt Math 

"Fortunately, there are some excellent books for learning LaTeX. Grätzer’s book is one of these superb books. Readers who work through this book are likely to reuse it frequently as a reference while writing papers with mathematical content." ―Journal of Mathematical Psychology

“The book is very well organized, contains many practical examples and, undoubtedly, will become an indispensable tool for a novice who is in a hurry to write his first LaTeX paper.”―(REVUE D’ANALYSE NUMÉRIQUE ET DE THÉORIE DE L’APPROXIMATION)

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE


China
Engineering & Transportation Books
Discover books for all types of engineers, auto enthusiasts, and much more. Learn more

Product Details

  • Paperback: 136 pages
  • Publisher: Birkhäuser; 1999 edition (October 1, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0817641327
  • ISBN-13: 978-0817641320
  • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.4 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,095,332 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

5 star
75%
4 star
0%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
25%
See all 4 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

By A Customer on October 7, 1999
Format: Paperback
This rather inexpensive book is an excellent introduction to LaTeX and AMSLaTeX. While the author boasts that a friend of his typeset a mathematics article in one weekend with a copy of the book manuscript--a dubious claim that could not possibly be true except for the simplest of articles--it is still a nice first book on the macro language. In a lot of ways it is like "Learning LaTeX" and has similar coverage. I like that one too. If given the choice, I'd have to pick one of these two or Diller's book to start. Diller, though longer and more comprehensive, is just as easy to understand and may be the choice for the person with needs more ambitious than producing that weekend article.
Comment 25 of 27 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
This is basically just a subset of Gratzer's larger book. Not to say this book isn't good, but it's worth spending a few extra dollars to get the complete book.
1 Comment 14 of 16 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
Definitely very helpful booklet for starting up in LaTeX and this book teaches you how to write LaTeX document in very efficient and neat way, while the book is less than 100 pages (excluding appendixes and indexes)!!
You can grasp the basic idea and begin writing LaTeX document in 3 days if you are working pretty hard on that!
Very nice book for beginner!
Comment 5 of 8 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
This is a very helpful booklet if you want to get into LaTeX and AMSLaTex fast. The author teaches you to construct your own article in LaTeX in very natural and efficient way.
The book is less than 100 pages which means you can grasp the basic idea of LaTeX in 3 days if you are working on it pretty hard.
Great book if you want to learn LaTeX!
Comment 4 of 8 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
First Steps in LaTeX
This item: First Steps in LaTeX
Price: $85.49
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?