[texhax] Book(s) to learn LaTeX

Rolf Turner r.turner at auckland.ac.nz
Sun Aug 4 23:12:39 CEST 2013

On 05/08/13 00:15, Jerry wrote:
> I am only starting to learn how LaTeX works. I am looking for some
> suggestions for a good book or two that can give me good practical
> knowledge of how things work. I do have some basic knowledge, but not
> much. I have no idea how macros work, and I probably should learn
> something about them also. I was hoping that someone could suggest one
> or two publications that might be useful. They have to be available in
> English also.
> I currently have:
> 1) LaTeX Quick Reference by Herbert Voss (Sep 1, 2011)
> 2) Latex by Wikibooks contributors (Sep 9, 2011)

I wonder why no-one has mentioned Leslie Lamport's book, "LaTeX: A 
Document Preparation System"?  After all, this is getting LaTeX from the 
horse's mouth, as it were.  As far as I am concerned, no home should be 
without one. :-)


	Rolf Turner

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