[OS X TeX] LaTeX pocket reference?

Aaron Jackson jackson at msrce.howard.edu
Wed Mar 2 15:23:51 EST 2005

On Mar 2, 2005, at 2:29 PM, Herb Schulz wrote:

> On 3/2/05 1:02 PM, "Doug Fields" <dfields-macosx-tex-0205 at pexicom.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Does anyone know if there is such a thing as a "LaTeX Pocket
>> Reference," a la those published on a variety of topics from O'Reilly?
>> A few searches turned up no such thing.
>> I find this form factor of book very nice because I can have a pile of
>> them on my desk for the (admittedly) rare consultation.
>> I've found a TeX and LaTeX 2e "Cheat Sheet" which is nice.
>> Just working my way through the LaTeX guide...
>> Cheers,
>> Doug
> Howdy,
> I had the TeX Cheat Sheet but didn't know about the LaTeX version 
> until now.
> It's pretty nice. Of course it's missing many nice packages but what 
> can you
> expect on two sides of a page.
> I wonder if we could collect lists of commands for different packages. 
> A
> booklet that lists packages with short introductions and command lists 
> (with
> options, etc.) would be very handy. Nothing as deep as ``The LaTeX
> Companion'' but just enough to jog one's memory.

A catalogue of various latex packages and short descriptions does exist:


Or for the front page:



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