2004;
1087 pp;
Softcover
Secondary 68

**Print ISBN: 978-0-201-36299-2
Product Code: LATEXC**

List Price: $65.00

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# The \LaTeX{} Companion, Second Edition: Tools and Techniques for Computer Typesetting

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*Frank Mittelbach; Michel Goossens; Johannes Braams; David Carlisle; Chris Rowley*

A publication of Addison-Wesley

Expert advice on using &latex;'s basic formatting tools to create all types of publications—from memos to encyclopedias

In-depth coverage of important extension packages for tabular and technical typesetting, floats and captions, multicolumn layouts—including reference guides and discussions of the underlying typographic and TeXnical concepts

Detailed techniques for generating and typesetting contents lists, bibliographies, indexes, etc.

Tips and tricks for &latex; programmers and systems support

Nearly 1,000 fully tested examples that illustrate the text and solve typographical and technical problems—all ready to run!

An additional chapter on citations and bibliographies

Expanded material on the setup and use of fonts to access a huge collection of glyphs and to typeset text from a wide range of languages and cultures

Major new packages for graphics, “verbatim” listings, floats, and page layout

Full coverage of the latest packages for all types of documents—mathematical, multilingual, and many more

Detailed help on all error messages, including those troublesome low-level &tex; errors

Like its predecessor, this book is an indispensible reference for anyone wishing to use &latex; productively.

All of the authors have over ten years of varied experience working with &latex;-related software systems. All but one are active members of the &latex;3 Project Team, developing and maintaining the core &latex; system.

The book comes with an accompanying CD-ROM which has complete plug-and-play &latex; installation, including all the packages and examples featured in the book.

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## The \LaTeX{} Companion, Second Edition: Tools and Techniques for Computer Typesetting

#### Readership

Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in &latex;.