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A Text Primer for Scientists / Edition 1
     

A Text Primer for Scientists / Edition 1

by Stanley A. Sawyer, Steven G. Krantz, Sawyer A. Sawyer
 

ISBN-10: 0849371597

ISBN-13: 9780849371592

Pub. Date: 12/21/1994

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This concise, straightforward guide provides an all-purpose introduction to writing and preparing papers, reports, articles, and books with TEX. Scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and technical staff will discover how easy it is to clearly and quickly perform all the necessary tasks required to prepare equations and text. The first half of the book is devoted

Overview

This concise, straightforward guide provides an all-purpose introduction to writing and preparing papers, reports, articles, and books with TEX. Scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and technical staff will discover how easy it is to clearly and quickly perform all the necessary tasks required to prepare equations and text. The first half of the book is devoted to explaining how to typeset equations, while the remainder of the book addresses advanced topics and more general text processing and page formatting topics. A TEX Primer for Scientists will save you time and reduce frustration while increasing the flexibility, quality, and efficiency of your documents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849371592
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/21/1994
Series:
Studies in Advanced Mathematics Series , #15
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Basics of TEX Preliminaries Examples Notes about Using TEX TEX Comes in Three Flavors More about Hardware and Software Basic Mathematics Preliminaries Mathematics in Text and Display Subscripts, Superscripts, and Fractions Square Roots and Friends Proclaiming Your Results Sums and Integrals More Basic Mathematics Abbreviations in Math Mode Double Sums and Double Integrals Multiline Limits in Sums and Integrals Text and Spacing in Displayed Formulas Arbitrary Spacing Hskips and Vskips Large Delimiters Homonyms in TEX More Math Macros and Alignments TEX Macros Macros with Arguments Aligned Equations Matrices and Cases Simple Tables Using Matrices Basic Text Basic TEX Fonts TEX Commands in Text Variables in TEX Displayed Text Lists Counts and Autonumbering The Tabbing Environment Typesetting More Basic Text Hyphens, n-Dashes, and m-Dashes Between-Word, Non-Break, and between-Sentence Spaces Text Accents More Fonts Page Formatting Floats Advanced Macros Paragraph Formatting Text Alignments Haligns More on Haligns Appendices What About ATEX? What is AMS-TEX? Minimum System Requirements Installing TEX on Your Computer

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