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The LaTeX Companion has long been the essential resource for anyone using LaTeX to create high-quality printed documents. This completely updated edition brings you all the latest information about LaTeX and the vast range of add-on packages now available--over 200 are covered! Full of new tips and tricks for using LaTeX in both traditional and modern typesetting, this book will also show you how to customize layout features to your own needs--from phrases and paragraphs to headings, lists, and pages.
Inside, you will find:
New to this edition:
Like its predecessor, The LaTeX Companion, Second Edition, is an indispensable reference for anyone wishing to use LaTeX productively.
The accompanying CD-ROM contains a complete plug-and-play LaTeX installation, including all the packages and examples featured in the book.
Frank Mittelbach is manager of the LaTeX3 Project, in which capacity he oversaw the release of LaTeX 2e. He is the editor of a series of publications on tools and techniques for computer typesetting.
Michel Goossens is past president of the TeX Users Group. A research physicist at CERN, where the Web paradigm was born, he is responsible for LaTeX, HTML, SGML, and, more recently, XML support for scientific documents.
This is a good reference book, but over the years I have utterly stopped using it. There is no material here that is not available more conveniently after one google search. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Amazon Customer
Once you've gotten a good handle on LaTeX, it is time to go to the CTAN archives. But that is a massive, massive resource. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kenneth Marr
There are a lot things. All commands are well described and there are many examples to make them clear.Published 11 months ago by thiago ferreira de oliveira
Very complete edition, and so usefull for work, I have in my office and used for consulting every time that I need, until now always has an answer, .. I recomend!!Published 17 months ago by Carlos Reinoso
The author has really nailed it -- a thorough and detailed layout of confusing concepts like citations and bibliographic references. BibTeX was never transparent. Read morePublished 18 months ago by ian Douglas
This book is the single best reference for LaTeX users who are past the beginner stage and need reference on how to do more and to polish their documents. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Sitting in Seattle
This book is not for the beginning LaTeX2e user but is good for reference use of packages but the use descriptions might not be correct as described within the book. Read morePublished on November 17, 2013 by Amazon Customer
The LaTeX Companion was my primary reference while teaching myself LaTeX over the course of two weekends. Read morePublished on August 23, 2013 by Kindle Customer
I have always used the LaTex user guide by Lamport. It is very useful, but it leaves out some important features of LaTex. Read morePublished on May 30, 2013 by Gene H. Mccall