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Where can I find LaTex ? PLEASE HELP !

  1. Sep 15, 2004 #1
    I have heard of something called LaTex which is supposedly very good in producing lab reports etc. I was told that it is available for free somewhere on the internet but after hours of looking I have been unsuccessful in finding it. I would like to know where I could download this free version of the software and how easy is it to use LaTex since I know very little about programming i.e. elementary Fortran and Visual Basic.


    thanks,James
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 15, 2004 #2
    Windows: http://www.miktex.org/
    Linux: Distro CD is easiest source
    Mac OS: There's a link to the i-Installer

    It's easy to use once you learn how. It's quick and efficient.

    Good starting points:
    http://people.ee.ethz.ch/~oetiker/lshort/lshort.pdf [Broken]
    http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/textprocessing/ltxprimer-1.0.pdf [Broken]

    enjoy.
     
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