# [OS X TeX] Learning to typeset mathematics

Sameer Agarwal sagarwal at cs.ucsd.edu
Tue Jul 6 18:13:30 EDT 2004

Hi Gary,
Thanks for the pointer. This seems to be precisely the kind of thing I
was looking for !

sameer

On Jul 2, 2004, at 8:22 PM, Gary L.Gray wrote:

>
> On Jul 2, 2004, at 10:13 PM, Sameer Agarwal wrote:
>
>> Hi Everyone,
>> I have been using latex for a couple of years now and am reasonably
>> comfortable using it. However every now and then I am stuck
>> typesetting a large complicated formula or making choices about how
>> to present a particular set of equations. In particular issues like
>> where to break a formula and how best to align large number of
>> equations and so on.
>>
>> I was wondering if there is a good reference out there that discusses
>> good math typesetting style ( a manual of good mathematical style ?).
>> While looking around on the web I found
>>
>> http://www.math.uiuc.edu/~hildebr/tex/
>>
>> which contains a lot of very good advice. I am looking for a
>> bookshelf reference with examples.
>>
>> any suggestions?
>
> Have a look at:
>
> Ellen Swanson, \emph{Mathematics into Type. Updated Edition}. Updated
> by Arlene Ann O'Sean and Antoinette Tingley Schleyer. American
> Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 1999.
>
> <http://www.ams.org/bookstore?fn=20&arg1=genint&item=MIT-2>
>
> Good luck,
>
> -- Gary
>
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