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TeXnic Center

  1. Jun 4, 2009 #1
    I downloaded TeXnic center but I have no clue how to use it. Any tip? Websites?

    Its MikTeX.
     
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  3. Jun 4, 2009 #2
    I use it all the time. I had to download MiKTeX separately and then point TeXnicCenter to it. I don't remember having to do anything special besides that to get it working. You just type your code and hit build and view to see the results (the icon that's a stack of papers with a magnifying glass).
     
  4. Jun 4, 2009 #3
    How to you type in the code? do you need the [tex] thingy?
     
  5. Jun 4, 2009 #4
    Click file - new to start a new document. Then you can type.

    Is that what you mean?
     
  6. Jun 4, 2009 #5
    I can type it. But when I built it, there's always errors. Like I just typed 234 and it comes up with errors.
     
  7. Jun 4, 2009 #6
    type this instead:

    \documentclass{article}
    \begin{document}

    type stuff here

    \end{document}
     
  8. Jun 4, 2009 #7
    Oh thanks! Now I can see it. But when I do \frac{324}{\pi} it doesn`t come out right.

    Is all the commands the same as here question mark.
     
  9. Jun 4, 2009 #8
    You need to surround math commands with dollar signs.

    $\frac{324}{\pi}$

    Check out this latex tutorial.
     
  10. Jun 4, 2009 #9
    Thank You!!!!!!
     
  11. Jun 5, 2009 #10

    MATLABdude

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    Consider reading some of the following documents at the LaTeX project:
    http://www.latex-project.org/guides/

    I printed off the "(Not So) Short Guide to LaTeX 2E" when I was first learning--unfortunately, it's not as easy as throwing up some [ tex] tags. Unless you use a WYSIWYG editor like LyX.
     
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