[OS X TeX] Re: Preparing A Textbook Using Mac/TeX

Axel E. Retif axretif at igo.com.mx
Mon Oct 2 21:40:08 EDT 2006

On Oct 2, 2006, at 06:22 , William Adams wrote:

> On Sep 30, 2006, at 11:21 AM, Robert Ullrey wrote:
>> For
>> an excellent example of what a published book using this system looks
>> like (mine has not been released yet), see:
>> <http://www.awprofessional.com/bookstore/product.asp?
>> isbn=0321193121&rl=
>> 1> and the article on writing it,
>> <http://www.alistapart.com/articles/boom>
> I dunno if I'd call a 13 page sample w/ a widow, mediocre H&J
> (actually _no_ hyphenation), bad quality screen resolution graphics
> (w/ blurry text), which allows displayed boxes and tables to be
> placed on the last page of a chapter w/ no text, and which numbers
> the .pdf consecutively from pg 1 through 13 causing pg. 1 to be on
> the ninth page of the .pdf ``excellent''.
> William

I downloaded the sample chapter (3) from Addison Wesley (7 pages),  
and it is a fully justified
document (with hyphenations), decent graphics resolution and no widows.


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