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LaTeX: Introduction to LaTeX

Introduction to working with LaTaX

About LaTeX

LaTeX

LaTeX is a document preparation system. It helps eliminate formatting concerns while you write and creates beautiful documents.

We suggest taking advantage of using a web editor for LaTeX. OverLeaf provides templates for various document formats and real-time comparison between your code and the document output. Authorea is another LaTex web editor that supports rich-text and Markdown in the same document. Alternatively, desktop software is available for LaTeX, such as TeXWorks. This guide gives more information on choosing a LaTeX compiler.

HOW TO PRONOUNCE LATEX

LaTeX is pronounced LAY-tek or LAH-tek, not latex!

Resources to get started

TEXT RESOURCES TO GET STARTED WITH LATEX

 

VIDEO RESOURCES TO GET STARTED WITH LATEX

LEARN LATEX in 5 minutes

A quick introduction to creating a document and document sections in LaTeX using TeXWorks.

 
create your Resume or cv in latex

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