44 Best LaTeX Books of All Time

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Fully revised to cover the most up-to-date versions of LATEX, this accessible and practical tutorial contains all of the information you will need to get up and running with LATEX, and is an essential reference tool to users at all levels. With this book you will: master the basics of LATEX and explore more advanced topics, including user-defined extensions; get up to speed with the latest LATEX extensions for adaptations to other languages; and benefit from detailed appendices, including the Command Summary and Summary tables. less
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The Latex Companion

This is the digial version of the printed book (Copyright (c) 2004).

The LaTeX Companion has long been the essential resource for anyone using LaTeX to create high-quality printed documents. This completely updated edition brings you all the latest information about LaTeX and the vast range of add-on packages now available--over 200 are covered! Full of new tips and tricks for using LaTeX in both traditional and modern typesetting, this book will also show you how to customize layout features to your own needs--from phrases and paragraphs to headings, lists, and pages....
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This authoritative user's guide and reference manual for the LATEX computer typesetting system has been revised to document features now available in the new standard software release - LATEX2e. The new edition features additional styles and functions, improved font handling, and enhanced graphics capabilities. Other parts of the book have been revised to reflect user comments and suggestions. Selected sections have been rewritten to explain challenging concepts or functions, and the descriptions of both MakeIndex and BibTEX have been updated. New LATEX users will...

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Latex Beginner's Guide

LaTeX is high-quality Open Source typesetting software that produces professional prints and PDF files. However, as LaTeX is a powerful and complex tool, getting started can be intimidating. There is no official support and certain aspects such as layout modifications can seem rather complicated. It may seem more straightforward to use Word or other WYSIWG programs, but once you've become acquainted, LaTeX's capabilities far outweigh any initial difficulties. This book guides you through these challenges and makes beginning with LaTeX easy. If you are writing Mathematical, Scientific, or... more

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Havana Storm (Dirk Pitt, #23)

Dirk Pitt returns, in the thrilling new novel from the grand master of adventure and #1 New York Times–bestselling author.
 
While investigating a toxic outbreak in the Caribbean Sea that may ultimately threaten the United States, Pitt unwittingly becomes involved in something even more dangerous—a post-Castro power struggle for the control of Cuba. Meanwhile, Pitt’s children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are on an investigation of their own, chasing an Aztec stone that may reveal the whereabouts of a vast historical Aztec treasure. The problem is,...
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TeX represents the state-of-the-art in computer typesetting. It is particularly valuable where the document, article, or book to be produced contains a lot of mathematics, and where the user is concerned about typographic quality. TeX software offers both writers and publishers the opportunity to produce technical text of all kinds, in an attractive form, with the speed and efficiency of a computer system.

Novice and expert users alike will gain from The TeXbook the level of information they seek. Knuth warns newcomers away from the more difficult areas, while he entices...
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With this new edition of Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen, author Todd Debreceni presents the latest techniques and special effects in what has become an industry "bible." In addition to genre-specific considerations, Debreceni covers the latest gear you will need and details how to maintain your kit, how to take care of the actor's skin, how to airbrush for HD, and much more. With in-depth, step-by-step tutorials, learn how to sculpt and mold your own makeup prosthetics, focusing on human anatomy to create the most realistic effects. This new and expanded edition features... more

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The Latex Graphics Companion

The LATEX Graphics Companion Published Aug 2, 2007 by Addison-Wesley Professional. Part of the Tools and Techniques for Computer Typesetting series. The series editor may be contacted at frank.mittelbachlatex-project.org. The LATEX typesetting system remains a popular choice for typesetting a wide variety of documents, from papers, journal articles, and presentations, to books--especially those that include technical text or... Full description less

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Learn the basics of LaTeX, explore it, and start creating beautiful documents less

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Published Aug 24, 2007 by Addison-Wesley Professional. Part of the Tools and Techniques for Computer Typesetting series. The series editor may be contacted at [email protected] This attractively priced boxed set brings together four leading books on the LaTeX software system for typesetting documents, covering all you need to know about LaTeX. Because LaTeX is especially good for technical documents and is freely available for almost any computer system, it has become a lingua franca of the scientific world. The first book in the set, "Guide to LaTeX, 4/e," shows you how to... more

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Zelda’s so proud her husband faced his police physical like a man that she surprises him with one night as a sissy!

Scott loves his wife, but he’s not too sure about the new gear she’s brought home: a strap-on harness with all the fixings, lube and a vibrator, plus matching latex corsets? This sissy stuff is new to him, but if Zelda’s gone out of her way to arrange a fetish date, the least he can do is go along with it.

When she drags him under the shower and turns him into her obedient sissy, maybe he’ll find he likes it!

GIA MARIA MARQUEZ knows her stuff....
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With its dense forests and plentiful rainfall, West Virginia and the rest of the Central Appalachian region is an almost perfect habitat for hundreds of varieties of wild mushrooms. For the mushroom hunter, this vast bounty provides sheer delight and considerable challenge, for every outdoor excursion offers the chance of finding a mushroom not previously encountered. For both the seasoned mycologist and the novice mushroom hunter, Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians serves as a solid introduction s of the region. Some 400 species are described and illustrated with... more

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Edge Play

CORRECTION: Amy Lefevre’s second language is risk. A gorgeous young investment banker, she navigates Wall Street’s toxic culture with ease—until the stock market collapses.

CRISIS: Amy starts investigating the failed deals her boss engineered. Drawn to a treacherous ride on the edge, will her efforts to expose him cause her to lose it all?

CONSENT: Amy’s best friend is a dominatrix with an offer: take over her elite S&M dungeon, catering to the pervy needs of millionaires and billionaires and learn the true nature of power.

EDGE PLAY is a universe...
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How to locate over 400 acupuncture points, and how they work. Find out how acupuncture works and how to treat yourself with acupressure. less

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A reference as well as a tutorial, this tome provides users with the information to programmatically create high-quality graphics with TeX and LaTeX software and the enhanced PSTricks graphic package as well as hundreds of examples with ready-to-run code for hardcopy or PDF output. From how to draw simple lines on curves to creating three-dimensional images, trees, knots, and charts and adding color gradients and shadows, this manual details how to create graphics via programming rather than interactive drawing. A survey of the realm of LaTeX graphic packages is also included, along with... more

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LaTeX is a typesetting system that is very suitable for producing scientific and mathematical documents of high typographical quality. It is also suitable for producing all sorts of other documents, from simple letters to complete books. LaTeX uses TeX as its formatting engine. This short introduction describes LaTeX2ε and should be sufficient for most applications of LaTeX. less

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The Unknown

For fans of Divergent, The Hunger Games, and Stranger Things who want to discover something new ...

"I have read hundreds of books and it is extremely rare for me to be surprised or give 5 stars. I almost always anticipate the plot twists. I thought I had this one all figured out from the very beginning ... [I] couldn't have been more wrong! ... An exhilarating, emotional, fast paced read that I couldn't put down ... This story was utterly unique." - Justine, Book Catharsis ★★★★★


EIGHT CHILDREN WERE KIDNAPPED.
BUT WHY?

Eight kids, ages nine to...
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Quickly and Easily Write Dynamic Documents

Suitable for both beginners and advanced users, Dynamic Documents with R and knitr, Second Edition makes writing statistical reports easier by integrating computing directly with reporting. Reports range from homework, projects, exams, books, blogs, and web pages to virtually any documents related to statistical graphics, computing, and data analysis. The book covers basic applications for beginners while guiding power users in understanding the extensibility of the knitr package.

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Typesetting Mathematics with LaTeX

From a simple equation to a mathematical treatise, this practical guide offers an in-depth review of the mathematics typesetting aspects of the industry-leading typesetting software, LaTeX. Among the topics discussed in this manual are mathematics in line with normal text, the software's special mathematics mode, color in math expressions, and fonts and math. Handy features include a list of mathematical symbols for quick-reference, a survey of a wide range of additional mathematics packages—with a particular emphasis on the American Mathematical Society package—and ready-to-run examples to... more

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Statistical data is only as valuable as your ability to analyze, interpret, and present it in a meaningful way. Gnuplot is the most widely used program to plot and visualize data for Unix/Linux systems and it is also popular for Windows and the Mac. It's open-source (as in free!), actively maintained, stable, and mature. It can deal with arbitrarily large data sets and is capable of producing high-quality, publication-ready graphics.

So far, the only comprehensive documentation available about gnuplot is the online reference documentation, which makes it both hard to get started...
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Suitable for those whose work requires generating formatted text. This text is also useful for developing the skills needed for writing your own successful programs. less

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Latex Concrete Habitat

In many war torn and poverty stricken regions, the indigenous architecture has been heavy mud and wattle roofs on thick mud walls. These structures, while cool in the summer, are of very low strength, are maintenance intensive, are time consuming to build, and are largely in massive disrepair. Replacing these mud structures with the light weight roofs of latex concrete produces a permanent architecture significantly more safe and strong, of very low maintenance, and of remarkably low cost, as the roofs can be built by available unskilled labor. The time required for reconstruction is... more

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The Advanced Texbook

"Why is 'lEX so hard to use?" is the most frequent comment/complaint made by (frustrated) 'lEX users. The answer: Because it is programmable (has many features commonly found in programming languages), because it pays attention to detail, and because its creator has developed it for his own use (perhaps also his administrative assistant's) and not for general use. The material presented here is a direct result of this complaint and is an attempt to make it easier for inexperienced users to get the kind of high-quality typesetting that is possible with 'lEX. The material is based on classes... more

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Learning Latex

This short, well-written book covers the material essential for learning LATEX without any unnecessary detail. It discusses incisive examples that teach LATEX in a powerful yet abbreviated fashion, including the following crucial features: numerous examples of widely used mathematical expressions; complete documents illustrating the creation of articles, reports, and overhead projector slides; troubleshooting tips to help you pinpoint an error; details of how to set up a bibliography and an index; information about LATEX resources available on the Internet. LATEX has become an extremely... more

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The Latex Web Companion

Integrating Tex, Html, and XML

Shows how you can publish LaTeX documents on the Web. This book describes tools and techniques for transforming LaTeX sources into Web formats for electronic publication, and for transforming Web sources into LaTeX documents for optimal printing. less

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Typesetting Tables with LaTeX

From the most basic to the very complex, this practical guide offers a detailed overview of the table typesetting aspects of the industry-leading typesetting software, LaTeX. Among the handbook’s features are a discussion of additional LaTeX packages available to simplify tasks, use of color in tables, production of multipage tables, and general tips and tricks. The handbook’s ready-to-run examples help users get going as quickly as possible. less

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Are you a first-time author with a complete manuscript that you are ready to publish?

Or do you write novels in Word but now want to write a professional non-fiction book?

Perhaps you are a professional editor seeking to expand your services from merely editing Word files to helping releasing books online. Are you spending a lot of time indexing or managing bibliographical references?

You may already be a LaTeX expert who wants to publish your work as an ebook. Are you planning a series and need to reuse text blocks? Are you looking for ways to share your...
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First Steps in Latex

Written by one of the world's leading experts in the language of TeX, this concise handbook for the novice presents well-organized material, enriched by practical examples, to illuminate the principles of LaTeX in a user-friendly and systematic manner. Includes helpful features, such as a formula gallery, sample files, templates, and a useful QuickFinder. less

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Ebenezer Scarlet, reclusive miser, has nothing but contempt for Christmas and his fellow human being. He cares for no one and no one cares for him except, perhaps, his niece, Elise. Never having married, he rattles around alone, friendless, in his big, Riverside Drive mansion.


One night, after firing his long-time housekeeper because she dared to ask for a raise, he goes to bed, only to be awakened by his old dead friend, Sherman Tindall, who tells him he will be visited by three spirits and he’d better do what they say or things could get unpleasant.

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LaTeX Reference Manual

This comprehensive reference provides power users with a concentrated look at the scope of the software's options and quick access to the program's complex command usage and parameter rules—so vast it is nearly impossible for users to know the syntax of every command. Along with featuring listings of commands and brief descriptions of their respective syntaxes that answer the basic yet critical questions What command should I use? and What parameters do I need? this guide incorporates a handy summary of all LaTeX macros and environments and a convenient graphic resource...

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All the Tools for Gathering and Analyzing Data and Presenting Results

Reproducible Research with R and RStudio, Second Edition brings together the skills and tools needed for doing and presenting computational research. Using straightforward examples, the book takes you through an entire reproducible research workflow. This practical workflow enables you to gather and analyze data as well as dynamically present results in print and on the web.

New to the Second Edition



The rmarkdown package that allows you...
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LaTeX is the premiere software of choice for writers who need to prepare technical information in a clear and elegant manner. This unique book tells how to use LaTex or Tex with files prepared with everyday office software such as Lotus or Wordperfect and how to set up software links with Acrobat and hyper-text using LaTex for Internet communication. Illustrated. less

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Making Latex Clothes

basic technigues and patterns for making latex clothes less

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The Latex Dress

Sophie, a young woman fresh from her parents loving but oppressive authority is invited to share an apartment with Jessica, a dominant older woman. She soon finds out that Jessica has a powerful personality. For some reason Sophie always ends up behaving like a submissive schoolgirl in Jessica's presence. Which might explain the spankings.

Sophie's journey into servitude started out as a game. Jessica is a fashion designer and after a few days living together she asked if Sophie would model some of her clothes. Only her clothes aren't the glamourous dresses and high fashion Sophie...
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Tex for the Impatient

TEX, a software system created by Donald E. Knuth, sets the standard for typesetting in mathematics, science, and engineering. "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. less

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Japan Pink Kinky is a book that looks at Japan's sex culture from the more visible hostess and red light districts to the subterranean subcultures that are inaccessible, but nonetheless widespread. Over the span of several years the author scoured Japan's sex scenes to bring a collection of some of the most colorful and hedonistic non -commercial sex communities. The book is clearly reflective of the unprecedented access the author was granted to some of the most underground of clubs and societies. The book is a sweeping ride into the Japan's underground, with descriptions of trends,... more

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¿Te gusta el látex, cielo?

Las narraciones que integran ¿Te gusta el látex, cielo? pueden ubicarnos en Nueva York, en Texas o en La Habana, lo mismo que en geografías más próximas a la tierra natal de Nadia Villafuerte, en Chiapas. Este libro echa mano de la intensa migración que huye del sur y de los fenómenos sociales implicados en este proceso, como la prostitución, para contarnos historias de venganza, deseo y traición. Algunos son relatos breves, claramente íntimos y emocionales, donde sus protagonistas buscan y escapan hacia una nueva situación indeterminada, al mismo tiempo, que nos hablan de una femineidad... more

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Making Tex Work

TeX is a powerful tool for creating professional quality typeset text and is unsurpassed at typesetting mathematical equations, scientific text, and multiple languages. Many books describe how you use TeX to construct sentences, paragraphs, and chapters. Until now, no book has described all the software that actually lets you build, run, and use TeX to best advantage on your platform. Because creating a TeX document requires the use of many tools, this lack of information is a serious problem for TeX users.

TeX is increasing in popularity, and the need for information is becoming...
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