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LaTeX for INTA

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November 03, 2011

LaTeX for INTA

Interested in making your thesis, dissertation, or publication writing easier? Want to make your papers look nicer and more formal? Curious about what LaTeX is or about its usefulness in social sciences? Want to know the pros and cons of using LaTeX to write a paper versus Microsoft Word? Come to Mollie Taylor's LaTeX brown bag.

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November 03, 2011
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  1. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information L A

    TEX for INTA Mollie Taylor Georgia Institute of Technology November 3, 2011 M. Taylor LaTeX
  2. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information What is

    LaTeX? Pros & Cons What Does it Look Like? What is LaTeX? L A TEX is a document markup language for typesetting Usually compile documents through open source software packages Often used when publishing for a specific format (e.g. theses and journal articles) Easy to create equations, special characters, etc. Produces a PDF or other universal document M. Taylor LaTeX
  3. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information What is

    LaTeX? Pros & Cons What Does it Look Like? Cons Difficult for collaboration; no track changes Converting to Word can be difficult Huge learning curve Can be difficult to install Not WYSIWYG M. Taylor LaTeX
  4. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information What is

    LaTeX? Pros & Cons What Does it Look Like? Pros Thesis formatting document is 30 pages of instructions You don’t have to think about layout as you write Easiest way to format equations You know exactly what your document will look like printed or on other systems Finished document looks nice without a lot of effort to format it Multilingual—easy display of text M. Taylor LaTeX
  5. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information What is

    LaTeX? Pros & Cons What Does it Look Like? Pros Automatically formats your table of contents Automatically puts your citations in the right format Formats margins, font sizes, headings, etc. correctly Can automatically generate hyperlinks within document to other sections and references Autonumbers (and renumbers) sections and figures M. Taylor LaTeX
  6. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information What is

    LaTeX? Pros & Cons What Does it Look Like? What Does LaTeX Look Like? Not a WYSIWYG editor M. Taylor LaTeX
  7. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information What is

    LaTeX? Pros & Cons What Does it Look Like? M. Taylor LaTeX
  8. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information What is

    LaTeX? Pros & Cons What Does it Look Like? M. Taylor LaTeX
  9. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information What is

    LaTeX? Pros & Cons What Does it Look Like? What does a footnote look like? Footnotes?1 1Yes, footnotes! M. Taylor LaTeX
  10. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information What is

    LaTeX? Pros & Cons What Does it Look Like? M. Taylor LaTeX
  11. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information What is

    LaTeX? Pros & Cons What Does it Look Like? Equations and Tables M. Taylor LaTeX
  12. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information What is

    LaTeX? Pros & Cons What Does it Look Like? How Difficult is it to Make a Bibliography? Front matter End matter M. Taylor LaTeX
  13. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information What is

    LaTeX? Pros & Cons What Does it Look Like? What Does a LaTeX Workflow Look Like? M. Taylor LaTeX
  14. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information Software Packages

    Citation Management Software Mac Windows Editing packages TexShop MiKTeX iTexMac Citation management BibDesk M. Taylor LaTeX
  15. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information Software Packages

    Citation Management Citation Management M. Taylor LaTeX
  16. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information Software Packages

    Citation Management Citation Management M. Taylor LaTeX
  17. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information Writing a

    Thesis at Georgia Tech Theses can be written using either LaTeX or Microsoft Word Template documents are provided for both http://gradadmiss.gatech.edu/thesis/templates.php gatech-thesis document class M. Taylor LaTeX
  18. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information Library Resources

    Online Resources Library Resources Date Class Oct. 13 Intro to LaTeX for Science & Engineering Oct. 31 Advanced LaTeX for Science & Engineering Nov. 8 Advanced LaTeX for Science & Engineering http://www.library.gatech.edu/calendar/libclasses.php M. Taylor LaTeX
  19. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information Library Resources

    Online Resources Online Resources LaTeX Cheat Sheet: 2 pages The Not So Short Introduction to L A TEX: 171 pages Templates http://www.electronics.oulu.fi/latex/examples/ “LaTeX for Economics” Elsevier journal LaTeX document class and template M. Taylor LaTeX
  20. What is LaTeX? Software Georgia Tech More Information Library Resources

    Online Resources Questions? Interest in workshop? mollie@gatech.edu M. Taylor LaTeX