[texhax] Trying to find the /right/ piece of LaTeX documentation.
tex at hutnick.com
Thu Jul 8 20:51:55 CEST 2004
I am writing a book with LaTeX, using the book class. I have a few
Is there a document that discusses how do modify the layout safely and
correctly? I have read the many warnings and I still want to proceeded.
The FAQ indicates that this info can be found in "The LaTeX Manual,"
which brings me to the next question.
I have found a dozen or more references to "The LaTeX Manual." I have
yet to find one that provides any hint as to what this is. Is it a
dead-tree book? I can't find it on Amazon.com. Is it available on the
Internet? I can't find it with Google or in CTAN. Is it "man latex?"
On my system that is less than a page. I'm really puzzled about this.
This (http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=changemargin) FAQ
entry references the manual, but this
(http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=books) doesn't list it.
Neither does this
Finally, I'd like to set my book so that there is a very wide "Margin
Notes" (\marginparwidth) area. I'd like to place most of my figures in
that area. I can't seem to find a way to make that happen. Am I on the
Thanks in advance for any and all help!
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