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An introduction to TeX/LaTeX by Huynh Hy Anh @ SaigonLug

An introduction to TeX/LaTeX by Huynh Hy Anh @ SaigonLug

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    • About● HUYNH Ky Anh, 1979● Job title: (Linux) System administrator● Familiar with TeX / Linux since 2001● VietTUG: Vietnamese TeX Users Group● Foss Asia is fun, friendly● Homepage: http://metakyanh.sarovar.org/
    • TeX examples● $ int_{01}^{2pi} frac{x}{2x} dx $● begin{equation} int_{01}^{2pi} frac{x}{2x} dx end{equation}● Link to output
    • TeX is too old● First idea: 1977● Author: D.E.K (Donald Ervin Knuth)● The Art of Computer Programming● GNU project: 1983, GPL: 1989● Linux kernel: 1991● TeX license: “public domain”● TeX is old than GNU project ;)
    • Releases● First release: 1978● Second release: 1982● Third release: 1989● Current release: 3.1415926● Next release !?● Question: next release number is ...
    • TeX is beautiful● Write once, print anywhere● WYSIWYG● Control logic items of document● Fonts are carefully designed. 10 – 12pt● Hyphenation● Cross references. Re-useable code● Excellent for printing
    • TeX is complex● Compiler (2dvi, 2ps, 2pdf)● Editor (any text editor)● Previewer (dvi / ps / pdf viewer)● Your nightmare: (La)TeX language● TeX system: { compilers, macro packages, fonts, documents, …}● MiKTeX (Windows), teTeX / TeXLive (Linux)
    • Your CV in LaTeX● Some problems – CV in email – CV in .doc format● CV should be printable● Printer makes you stupid● Clean, focus on jobs requirements● Link to example
    • “TeX is all around”● Students. Teachers. Researchers● Medium to very huge documents● High quality printing● Open source, free as beer● Friendly community● TeX can make you stupid :)
    • Start now● TUG, http://tug.org/● TeXLive, http://texlive.org/● List: texhax@tug.org● VietTUG: http://viettug.org/● Need help? Contact botay@viettug.org
    • Thanks● Foss Asia 2011● YOU!