Re: Documentation (was Re: [OS X TeX] Kanbun (漢文) and French...)

cfrees at cfrees at
Sun Jan 4 12:41:53 EST 2009

On Mon 5th Jan, 2009 at 01:51, Jean-Christophe Helary seems to have written:

> Thank you Herb and Martin for confirming that however trivial the thing is, 
> it is not documented anywhere I looked (which includes French "beginners" 
> "introductions" etc. to Latex).
> But maybe I did miss a major document, so I'd appreciate if you could give me 
> pointers to either documents available in the MacTex distribution or 
> publicaly available on the web (along with the way to actually _find_ the 
> thing from Google for ex).

There are quite a few:

(Not that I'm biased.)

Linked from the Getting Started page on the TeX on Mac OS X wiki.

- cfr

> Because everything I looked at either did not have up to date information or 
> did not produce the expected results or did not provide any information at 
> all.
> To Martin: I don't see why I'd first consider Latin-1 as an option for my 
> work because I know fully well that Japanese is not encoded in Latin-1.
> Jean-Christophe Helary

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