2004; 597 pp; softcover ISBN10: 0321173856 ISBN13: 9780321173850 List Price: US$49.99 Individual Members: US$45 Order Code: GLTEX
 This book shows readers how to begin using LaTeX to create highquality documents. It also serves as a reference for all LaTeX users. In this completely revised edition, the authors cover the LaTeX2e standard and offer more details, examples, exercises, tips, and tricks. They go beyond the core installation to describe the key contributed packages that have become essential to LaTeX processing. In the book, readers will find:  Complete coverage of LaTeX fundamentals, including how to input text, symbols, and mathematics; how to produce lists and tables; how to include graphics and color; and how to organize and customize documents
 Discussion of more advanced concepts such as bibliographical databases and BibTeX, math extensions with AMSLaTeX, drawing, slides, and letters
 Helpful appendices on installation, error messages, creating packages, using LaTeX with HTML and XML, and fonts
 An extensive alphabetized listing of commands and their uses
New to this edition:  More emphasis on LaTeX as a markup language that separates content and forms
 Detailed discussions of contributed packages alongside relevant standard topics
 Indepth information on PDF output, including extensive coverage of how to use the hyperref package to create links, bookmarks, and active buttons.
This Guide to LaTeX, Fourth Edition will prove indispensible to anyone wishing to gain the benefits of LaTeX. The accompanying CDROM is part of the TeX Live set. It contains a full LaTeX installation for Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux, as well as many extensions, including those discussed in the book. Published by AddisonWesley. Distributed nonexclusively worldwide by the American Mathematical Society. Readership Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in LaTeX. Table of Contents Basics  Introduction
 Text, symbols, and commands
 Document layout and organization
 Displaying text
 Text in boxes
 Tables
 Mathematical formulas
 Graphics inclusion and color
 Floating tables and figures
 User customizations
Beyond the Basics  Document management
 Bibliographic databases and BibTeX
 PostScript and PDF
 Multilingual LaTeX
 Math extensions with AMSLaTeX
 Drawing with LaTeX
 Presentation material
 Letters
Appendices  The new font selection scheme
 Installing and maintaining LaTeX
 Error messages
 LaTeX programming
 LaTeX and the worldwide web
 Obsolete LaTeX
 Command summary
 Bibliography
 Index
