TeX for the Impatient
by Paul Abrahams, Kathryn Hargreaves, Karl Berry
Publisher: Addison-Wesley 2003
Number of pages: 391
TEX for the Impatient is a handbook that arose from the need to help technical writers learn TEX more quickly -- and once having learned it, to find fast answers to common questions. Clear, concise, and accessible, this book is organized for easy retrieval of information, thoroughly indexed, and carefully designed for learning by example.
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by Michael Doob
The purpose of this manual is to start from the very beginning and to move towards more complicated situations. No previous knowledge of TeX is assumed. By proceeding a section at a time, greater varieties of text can be produced.
by George Grätzer - Springer
This is the standard introductory text and complete reference for scientists in all disciplines, as well as engineers. This fully revised version includes important updates on articles and books as well as information on crucial new topics.
by David R. Wilkins - Trinity College, Dublin
LaTeX is particularly suited to the production of long articles and books, since it has facilities for the automatic numbering of chapters, sections, theorems, equations etc., and also has facilities for cross-referencing.
by Peter Flynn - Silmaril Consultants
This book originally accompanied a 2-day course on using the LATEX typesetting system. It has been extensively revised and updated and can now be used for self-study or in the classroom. The audience is assumed to be computer-literate.