LaTeX

This document contains notes on learning and using LaTeX, a document markup language and document preparation system.

Learning

Documentation

To find documentation for a specific package, e.g. glossaries

    $ texdoc -l glossaries

Tools

  • acutex — Available as a Debian package providing LaTeX support in Emacs
  • reftex — Bundled and pre-installed since Emacs 20.2.
  • ScribTeX – Online LaTeX editor
  • texworks — Available as a Debian package providing TeX aware editgor and PDF viewer
  • LyX — Available as a Debian package providing WYSIWYG frontend for LaTeX
  • List of PC to TeX converters

Switching AucTeX to PDF mode in Emacs

    C-c C-t C-p

or

    M-x customize-variable TeX-PDF-mode

Conversion

LaTeX to RTF

Install the latex2rtf Debian package. Typical usage is:

$ latex2rtf mydoc.tex

References


-- Frank Dean - 6 Jan 2012

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