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About●   HUYNH Ky Anh, 1979●   Job title: (Linux) System administrator●   Familiar with TeX / Linux since 2001●   VietTUG:...
TeX examples●   $ int_{01}^{2pi} frac{x}{2x} dx $●   begin{equation}     int_{01}^{2pi} frac{x}{2x} dx    end{equation}●  ...
TeX is too old●   First idea: 1977●   Author: D.E.K (Donald Ervin Knuth)●   The Art of Computer Programming●   GNU project...
Releases●   First release: 1978●   Second release: 1982●   Third release: 1989●   Current release: 3.1415926●   Next relea...
TeX is beautiful●   Write once, print anywhere●   WYSIWYG●   Control logic items of document●   Fonts are carefully design...
TeX is complex●   Compiler (2dvi, 2ps, 2pdf)●   Editor (any text editor)●   Previewer (dvi / ps / pdf viewer)●   Your nigh...
Your CV in LaTeX●   Some problems       –   CV in email       –   CV in .doc format●   CV should be printable●   Printer m...
“TeX is all around”●   Students. Teachers. Researchers●   Medium to very huge documents●   High quality printing●   Open s...
Start now●   TUG, http://tug.org/●   TeXLive, http://texlive.org/●   List: texhax@tug.org●   VietTUG: http://viettug.org/●...
Thanks●   Foss Asia 2011●   YOU!
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An introduction to TeX/LaTeX by Huynh Hy Anh @ SaigonLug

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Fossasia 2011 kyanh_latex

  1. 1. 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/
  2. 2. TeX examples● $ int_{01}^{2pi} frac{x}{2x} dx $● begin{equation} int_{01}^{2pi} frac{x}{2x} dx end{equation}● Link to output
  3. 3. 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 ;)
  4. 4. Releases● First release: 1978● Second release: 1982● Third release: 1989● Current release: 3.1415926● Next release !?● Question: next release number is ...
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. 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)
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. “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 :)
  9. 9. Start now● TUG, http://tug.org/● TeXLive, http://texlive.org/● List: texhax@tug.org● VietTUG: http://viettug.org/● Need help? Contact botay@viettug.org
  10. 10. Thanks● Foss Asia 2011● YOU!

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