[OS X TeX] LaTeX programming primer
paul.vickers at unn.ac.uk
Fri Oct 27 09:31:12 EDT 2006
Thanks for that. Actually, I have the 3rd edition of the LaTeX
companion. Is that better or worse than the 2nd ed?
Georg Verweyen wrote:
> Paul Vickers wrote:
>> Thanks for your responses which told me what I guessed might be the
>> case. So, I found the next best thing to 'free' and that was to pay
>> the university library a visit. I now have Goossens, Mittelbach, &
>> Samarin's LaTeX companion and Kpoka & Daly's 'A Guide to LaTeX'.
> If you consider buying a book:
> There are lots of complaints in the newsgroups about the outdated dirty
> hacks told in Kopkas book -- even though it might be a good introducting
> IF you have a printout of L2TABUEN.pdf at hand to check the things you
> find there.
> The LaTeX companion is great, but be shure to get the /second/ edition.
> You will find good recent info on LaTeX and lot's of points to start
> with for the most important packages.
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