An Introduction to LaTeX
Event Date: Friday, April 5, 2013
Time: 10:00 am – noon
Location: ISSR Training Room W37E, Machmer Hall (3rd Floor, West Wing)
LaTeX is an incredibly powerful, simple, free, open source, cross platform document preparation system (http://www.latex-project.org/). This workshop will introduce the basics of authoring papers in LaTeX, transferring Microsoft Word documents into LaTeX, and setting up the software on your computer.
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By the end of this session, participants will be able to install the LaTeX engine, a document editor, and format Microsoft Word and Open Office files as LaTeX documents. Participants will also be able to create basic LaTeX documents including equations and figures and will gain an awareness of the functionality offered by more advanced LaTeX packages.