References on LaTeX
almost are freely distributed.
- Oeticker, T. et al., The
(Not so) Short Introduction to LaTeX 2e (2008), CTAN.
Several translation for other language is
available, but almost one is not updated. Thus, recomended to read
the original version (English one)..
Note: It keep updated anytime and explain uniformy on all
basic topics. It present rapidly some important packages as beamer,
TikZ/pgf, etc. This is most popular free LaTeX manual on the world and
is one of best laTeX book..
Introdução ao LaTeX 2e (2000), MAT-UFPb.
Portuguese document. The copy
on the CTAN is in Post Script (remember that postscript will
converted to PDF via ps2pdf).
Note: The explanation over inclusion of external image is
It has (I not know in recent year) most important LaTeX reference in
Brazil, but is is not updated on several years. If does not explain
uniformy on all topics, but concentrate in some specific tópics. If
want the portuguese reference, will used in conjunction to .
- LaTeX 3 Project Team, LaTeX2e
for Authors (2005), CTAN
(It is distributed by aall TeX systems. Explain over some important
concept on LaTeX2e, relative to older LaTeX). It list the base/required packages
that included any TeX distribution, helping the person that want to
typeset document portable to any TeX system.
- Keith Reckdahl, Using
Graphics in LaTeX2e (2006), CTAN.
It is most important reference for external image inclusion on LaTeX document.
- Torsten Martinsen,
LaTeX2e Help (2008), CTAN.
Help version for windows becames as part of help in almost of LaTeX
editor for Windows. Is does not it, recomeded to download to consult LaTeX2e commands.
- American Mathematical Society, "User’s Guide
for the amsmath Package",
2002, on the site http://www.ams.org/publications/authors/tex/amslatex.
The amsmath package (included
in any TeX), is very recomended to typeset mathematical material in the
- Tutorial Team for the Indian Tex User Group, Online
Tutorials on LaTeX
(online). If want to download, need to perform chapter by chapter.
Note: It explain more detailled form on some specific
topics. In the part of mathematics, explain over amsmath (note that
include amsmath now on 2008). The inclusion of external images and use
of BibTeX is nice too, but it is not updated, perphaps due to  that became very complete in recent version.
Maths and Graphics (2006). it is over mathematics and inclusion of
external images, but dows not has version for downlolads (only online
with LaTeX (1997),NASA
(documents similar to .
- Petr N. Vabishchevich, LaTeX
e-Book (2000), CTAN(HTML
Help for Windows, included in help fo TeXnicCenter. It inludes several
material cited here and some others, but several ones are outdated.
- Packin S.,
The Comprehensive LaTeX Simbols List (2008), CTAN. contain almost 5.000 symbols.
- Goossens, M. et al., The LaTeX Companion, seccond edition, 2004,
Only as printed books.
It is most complete LaTeX books on the world, and writeen by actual
maintainer. The Chapter 3 (basic formating) and Errata are downloadable
- Lamport, L., LaTeX: A Documentation Preparation System, 2nd
edition, Addison-Wesley, 1994.
It is bit outdated, but is written by creator of LaTeX.
Available only as printed books.
TeX Catalogue Online, CTAN. If
above link present some problem, use the copy
- Other important ones: CTAN
(Comprehensive TeX Archive Network), TUG
(TeX User Group), LaTeX
Tips & Tricks, over laTeX and LyX realted.
- Wiki Book, LaTeX, http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX
LaTeX symbol hand writen recognition service.
- https://webdemo.myscript.com/#/demo/equation Handwritten formula recognition that generate LaTeX/MathML code.
- http://www.imagemagick.org/MagickStudio/scripts/MagickStudio.cgi Convert any image to any image.
- http://svg-edit.googlecode.com/svn/branches/stable/editor/svg-editor.html SVG graphics editor in java script