## A Simplified Introduction to LATEX

Harvey J. Greenberg
University of Colorado at Denver
Department of Mathematical Sciences
PO Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Harvey.Greenberg@cudenver.edu
http://www-math.cudenver.edu/~hgreenbe/

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### Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Sources of LATEX Software
1   Overview
2   Text
2.1   Fonts and Paragraphs
2.2   Lists
2.3   Making Tables
2.4   Special Characters
2.5   Tabbing
2.6   Line and Page Breaks
2.7   Spacing
Exercises
3   Bibliography with BIBTEX
3.1   Overview
3.2   The bib File
3.3   Declaration and Citation
3.4   Some Controls
Exercises
4   Counters, Labels, and References
4.1   Basic Concepts
4.2   Intrinsic Counters
4.3   Figures and Tables
4.4   Defining Your Own
Exercises
5   Math Mode
5.1   Mathematical Symbols
5.2   Fractions and Variable Size Functionality
5.3   Arrays and Equations
5.4   Special Functions and Alphabets
5.5   Derivatives and Integrals
5.6   Theorems and Definitions
5.7   Refinements
5.8   Grammar
Exercises
6   Graphics
6.1   Picture Environment
6.2   PSTricks
6.3   Importing pictures
Exercises
7   Making Special Parts
7.1   Cover Page
7.2   Abstract
7.3   Other Front Matter
7.4   Back Matter
7.5   Footnotes
Exercises
8   Taking Control
8.1   Your Own Abbreviations and Commands
8.2   Your Own Names, Titles and Numbers
8.3   Your Own Environments
8.4   Your Own Margins and Spacing
8.5   Your Own Output Control
8.6   Your Own Bibliography
Exercises
Closing Remarks
Appendix
Some Tips
References
Index

Last updated: June 12, 2005   by Harvey J. Greenberg