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Tables of Contents for Latex
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
xv

Getting Acquainted
1
10
How to Avoid Reading This Book
2
1
3
2
The Game of the Name
5
1
Turning Typing into Typography
5
2
Why LATEX?
7
1
Turning Ideas into Input
8
1
Trying It Out
8
3
Getting Started
11
24
Preparing an Input File
12
1
The Input
13
15
Sentences and Paragraphs
13
1
Quotation Marks
13
1
Dashes
14
1
Space After a Period
14
1
Special Symbols
15
1
Simple Text-Generating Commands
15
1
Emphasizing Text
16
1
Preventing Line Breaks
17
1
Footnotes
17
1
Formulas
18
1
Ignorable Input
19
1
The Document
19
1
The Document Class
19
1
The Title ``Page''
20
1
Sectioning
21
2
Displayed Material
23
1
Quotations
24
1
Lists
24
1
Poetry
25
1
Displayed Formulas
26
1
Declarations
27
1
Running Latex
28
3
31
1
Summary
32
3
Carrying On
35
30
Changing the Type Style
36
2
Symbols from Other Languages
38
1
Accents
38
1
Symbols
38
1
Mathematical Formulas
39
14
Some Common Structures
40
1
Subscripts and Superscripts
40
1
Fractions
40
1
Roots
40
1
Ellipsis
40
1
Mathematical Symbols
41
1
Greek Letters
41
1
Calligraphic Letters
42
1
A Menagerie of Mathematical Symbols
42
2
Log-like Functions
44
1
Arrays
45
1
The array Environment
45
1
Vertical Alignment
46
1
More Complex Arrays
46
1
Delimiters
46
1
Multiline Formulas
47
2
Putting One Thing Above Another
49
1
Over-and Underlining
49
1
Accents
49
1
Stacking Symbols
50
1
Spacing in Math Mode
50
1
Changing Style in Math Mode
51
1
Type Style
51
1
Math Style
52
1
When All Else Fails
52
1
Defining Commands and Environments
53
5
Defining Commands
53
2
Defining Environments
55
1
Theorems and Such
56
2
Figures and Other Floating Bodies
58
2
Figures and Tables
58
1
Marginal Notes
59
1
Lining It Up in Columns
60
3
The tabbing Environment
60
2
The tabular Environment
62
1
Simulating Typed Text
63
2
Moving Information Around
65
14
66
1
Cross-References
67
2
Bibliography and Citation
69
3
Using BIBTEX
70
1
Doing It Yourself
71
1
72
2
Making an Index or Glossary
74
2
Compiling the Entries
74
1
Producing an Index or Glossary by Yourself
75
1
Keyboard Input and Screen Output
76
1
77
2
Other Document Classes
79
8
Books
80
1
Slides
80
4
Slides and Overlays
81
2
Notes
83
1
Printing Only Some Slides and Notes
83
1
Other Text
84
1
Letters
84
3
Designing It Yourself
87
30
Document and Page Styles
88
5
Document-Class Options
88
1
Page Styles
89
1
The Title Page and Abstract
90
1
Customizing the Style
91
2
Line and Page Breaking
93
4
Line Breaking
93
3
Page Breaking
96
1
Numbering
97
2
Length, Spaces, and Boxes
99
12
Length
99
2
Spaces
101
2
Boxes
103
1
LR Boxes
104
1
Parboxes
104
2
Rule Boxes
106
1
Raising and Lowering Boxes
107
1
Saving Boxes
107
1
Formatting with Boxes
108
3
Centering and ``Flushing''
111
1
List-Making Environments
112
3
The list Environment
112
3
The trivlist Environment
115
1
Fonts
115
2
Changing Type Size
115
1
Special Symbols
116
1
Pictures and Colors
117
16
Pictures
118
11
The picture Environment
119
1
Picture Objects
120
1
Text
120
1
Boxes
120
2
Straight Lines
122
1
Arrows
123
1
Stacks
123
1
Circles
124
1
Ovals and Rounded Corners
124
1
Framing
125
1
Curves
125
1
Grids
126
1
Reusing Objects
127
1
Repeated Patterns
127
1
Some Hints on Drawing Pictures
128
1
The graphics Package
129
2
Color
131
2
Errors
133
16
Finding the Error
134
2
LATEX's Error Messages
136
4
TEX's Error Messages
140
5
LATEX Warnings
145
2
TEX Warnings
147
2
A Using MakeIndex
149
6
A.1 How to Use MakeIndex
150
1
A.2 How to Generate Index Entries
150
4
A.2.1 When, Why, What, and How to Index
150
1
A.2.2 The Basics
151
2
A.2.3 The Fine Print
153
1
A.3 Error Messages
154
1
B The Bibliography Database
155
10
B.1 The Format of the bib File
156
4
B.1.1 The Entry Format
156
1
B.1.2 The Text of a Field
157
1
Names
157
1
Titles
158
1
B.1.3 Abbreviations
158
1
B.1.4 Cross-References
159
1
B.2 The Entries
160
5
B.2.1 Entry Types
160
2
B.2.2 Fields
162
3
C Reference Manual
165
62
C.1 Commands and Environments
166
4
C.1.1 Command Names and Arguments
166
1
C.1.2 Environments
167
1
C.1.3 Fragile Commands
167
1
C.1.4 Declarations
168
1
C.1.5 Invisible Commands and Environments
169
1
C.1.6 The \\ Command
169
1
C.2 The Structure of the Document
170
1
C.3 Sentences and Paragraphs
170
4
C.3.1 Making Sentences
170
1
C.3.2 Making Paragraphs
171
1
C.3.3 Footnotes
172
1
C.3.4 Accents and Special Symbols
173
1
174
2
C.4.1 Sectioning Commands
174
1
C.4.2 The Appendix
175
1
175
1
C.4.4 Style Parameters
176
1
C.5 Classes, Packages, and Page Styles
176
7
C.5.1 Document Class
176
2
C.5.2 Packages
178
1
C.5.3 Page Styles
179
2
C.5.4 The Title Page and Abstract
181
2
C.6 Displayed Paragraphs
183
4
C.6.1 Quotations and Verse
184
1
C.6.2 List-Making Environments
184
1
C.6.3 The list and trivlist Environments
185
1
C.6.4 Verbatim
186
1
C.7 Mathematical Formulas
187
5
C.7.1 Math Mode Environments
187
2
C.7.2 Common Structures
189
1
C.7.3 Mathematical Symbols
189
1
C.7.4 Arrays
190
1
C.7.5 Delimiters
190
1
C.7.6 Putting One Thing Above Another
190
1
C.7.7 Spacing
191
1
C.7.8 Changing Style
191
1
C.8 Definitions, Numbering, and Programming
192
5
C.8.1 Defining Commands
192
1
C.8.2 Defining Environments
192
1
C.8.3 Theorem-like Environments
193
1
C.8.4 Numbering
194
1
C.8.5 The ifthen Package
195
2
C.9 Figures and Other Floating Bodies
197
4
C.9.1 Figures and Tables
197
3
C.9.2 Marginal Notes
200
1
C.10 Lining It Up in Columns
201
6
C.10.1 The tabbing Environment
201
3
C.10.2 The array and tabular Environments
204
3
C.11 Moving Information Around
207
6
C.11.1 Files
207
2
C.11.2 Cross-References
209
1
C.11.3 Bibliography and Citation
209
1
C.11.4 Splitting the Input
210
1
C.11.5 Index and Glossary
211
1
Producing an Index
211
1
Compiling the Entries
212
1
C.11.6 Terminal Input and Output
212
1
C.12 Line and Page Breaking
213
2
C.12.1 Line Breaking
213
1
C.12.2 Page Breaking
214
1
C.13 Lengths, Spaces, and Boxes
215
4
C.13.1 Length
215
1
C.13.2 Space
216
1
C.13.3 Boxes
217
2
C.14 Pictures and Color
219
6
C.14.1 The picture Environment
219
1
Picture-Mode Commands
220
1
Picture Objects
221
2
Picture Declarations
223
1
C.14.2 The graphics Package
223
1
C.14.3 The color Package
224
1
C.15 Font Selection
225
2
C.15.1 Changing the Type Style
225
1
C.15.2 Changing the Type Size
226
1
C.15.3 Special Symbols
226
1
D What's New
227
4
E Using Plain Tex Commands
231
4
Bibliography
235
2
Index
237