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Getting Started with LaTeX

20 Jan 2018, 22:59 UTC
Getting Started with LaTeX
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Have you ever taken a look at a scientific paper and thought “I wish my papers could look as neatly formatted as that.”? Well, they can! All you have to do is use . You may have heard of LaTeX before, perhaps you’ve even thought about trying it out. LaTeX is the typesetting software of choice for most scientific disciplines. It’s also a great tool to use anytime you want to produce a professional-looking document.LaTeX is the preferred scientific typesetting environment for several reasons. One of these reasons is that it easy to consistently produces documents with the same formatting. Secondly, it is very easy to write mathematical equations in LaTeX. Math equations such as \Delta V = a \cdot t, are simply typed out, turning into a neat equation: . A third feature that makes LaTeX popular is that it provides effortless bibliography management, which is especially handy if you have to cite a lot of papers.This guide is meant to serve as advice on how to begin using LaTeX. It also includes some helpful tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years. I will not go into much depth on many of the specific commands because there are ...

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