[OS X TeX] best introductory book on LaTeX?
murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 15:37:48 EDT 2015
On Wed, 1 Apr 2015 09:46:17 -0400,"Gary L. Gray" <euler at psu.edu> wrote:
> I haven?t been keeping up with new books on LaTeX and I am wondering if Kopka and Daly's ?A Guide to LaTeX? is still generally considered to be the best comprehensive introduction to LaTeX? Has something come out in the last 10 years that would be a good alternative? Comments? Thoughts?
I've consistently found the latest version of Grätzer's "Math into LaTeX" -- currently "More Math into LaTex", 4th edition -- the best single starting point.
(I used to turn to Mittelbach and Goosens, "LaTeX Companion", when I needed help in finding and using LaTeX packages, but of course it's now 8 years out of date. So for packages I usually just do a web search if I don't know which package, or use built-in TeXShop help facilities to look at package documentation when I do know which package I want.)
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