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The Latex Companion

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This companion to Lamport's LaTeX book introduces tools and techniques that will enhance your use of LaTeX and help you format documents more quickly and more efficiently. After positioning standard LaTeX in the framework of the TeX program and its associated utilities, the author shows how to customize commands and environments to suit your needs.
Published December 31st 1993 by Addison-Wesley Professional
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Pia Jensen Ray
Jan 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A good reference book to learn everything you want to about LaTeX. It contains some details which are not always quite easy to find through a web search, but it obviously requires that you already know what you're looking for.

However, I can just as well recommend you start with the free e-book The Not So Short Introduction to LaTeX before you throw money into buying this book.
Jan 09, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
One of the best LaTeX reference books out there right now. It tries to cover a lot of ground, so it may not have depth in every area. It does get me on the right track almost every time. The examples in this book are quite good and more usable than other LaTeX books I have used.
Nov 17, 2009 rated it really liked it
I found this a great resource both when I was initially learning LaTeX and later when I was trying to use it more efficiently. The book really shines when you are trying to develop your own typesetting or to create your own sections, etc.
Feb 17, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Also hier steht (fast) alles drin! Prima Nachschlagewerk.
Aug 20, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The ultimate guide for anyone who is seriously using \LaTeX. It's abit steep, so not very well suited for absolute newbee's
Lewis Cawthorne
Oct 19, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Yeah... You can google up a lot of answers, but I still like this nice desk reference to be in army's reach.
Sep 13, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
super Nachschlagewerk für alle Fragen
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