[texhax] getting started, structurally
uwe.lueck at web.de
Sat Jan 22 17:52:50 CET 2011
Just on the subject "getting started": look at the bottom of messages from texhax.
You may soon need to decide on what kind of TeX you want use.
For a beginner, LaTeX is best, your commands will be mainly
"latex" and/or "pdflatex", or "xelatex" ... just read on there ...
todoke_SV1 <todoke.sv1 at gmail.com>, 22.01.2011 15:16:57:
> I've installed the MaxTeX distro it's up and running
I guess it's MacTeX, at some point you may face difficulties if you don't know this.
For more help with MacTeX wait patiently for Axel Retif's help.
> and I've enough docs to find how to write simple texts,
> yet I don't know how to adequately start texing a whole
> lot of lecture notes in a structured way.
> What I want to do is:
> define the layout without going into much detail
> (quite condensed, little border, no huge headings
> but some underlinings).
(named most often, personally I have much sympathy for http://ctan.org/pkg/ncclatex.)
> then enter the notes, using only a small number of
> logical classifications (definition, proof, ..) and most of the text will be math.
and look for support on www.ams.org
Hope this helps
> Can you recommend a guide or packages that ease my intent?
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