[texhax] Initial basic questions about TEX and LaTEX
will.adams at frycomm.com
Mon Sep 19 15:05:12 CEST 2011
On Sep 16, 2011, at 9:27 PM, Julian R A Manning wrote:
<snip> things which Paul covered.
> Is there some manual on converting plain(pdf)TEX documents in LaTeX documents that hightlights the differences between the two packages?
No, but if one learns LaTeX, then it's a simple matter of changing one's Plain TeX markup to LaTeX (and probably adding a bunch of braces).
Begin w/ lshort.pdf and other files available here:
Eventually you'll want to get _The LaTeX Companion_, 2nd ed.
> Is there some way to add line numbers to the tex files and the pdf output both on a continuous and on a per page basis?
Using LaTeX, yes, there's a package which will do this (and this is an FAQ):
Always search through the FAQ before giving up on on-line references.
You should also get l2tabu.pdf to look through:
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