LaTeX & TeX web sites
Editor's Choice LaTeX and TeX Web Sites
Following is a selection of LaTeX and TeX web sites that
PracTeX Journal editors recommend. If we missed your favorite
site let us
- Enrico Gregorio's page (in Italian) contains a very good
introduction to programming in TeX and LaTeX, a description of the most
often used packages and an impressive list of LaTeX "horrors" and how
to avoid them, as well as other goodies (everything is in Italian, mi
- The homepage of the Italian TUG (GUIT) has, also, a lot of information and a forum. Everything is, again, in Italian.
- A French wiki book on LaTeX programming
- Andrew Roberts's online tutorial for LaTeX beginners has been a favorite of mine since I discovered it a few years ago.
- Juergen Fenn maintains a topical list of LaTeX packages that links to Graham Williams's TeX Catalogue. A great resource if you are looking to add some style to your LaTeX documents. (See also Juergen's list of LaTeX guides).
- Robin Fairbairns maintains an excellent set of articles on all aspects of TeX and LaTeX. Whenever I google a LaTeX topic this site is usually within the top five hits.
- Lance's other LaTeX web sites
Francisco (Rei) Reinaldo
- These two sites are optimal candidates to help readers break the ice with TeX.
- If PDF is a standardised pattern file that mixes (tex)t and
images, how does it work? Are you curious? Thom Parker shows how at:
- In this concise site, Guilherme P. de Freitas shows how easy it is to write a TeX document.
- This site contains the A-Z of LaTeX Writing.
- Paul A Jolly shares in his site some LaTeX Tips and Tricks for intermediate LaTeX users.
- This site contains a huge repository of answered LaTeX questions.
- Sometimes, free tools for converting documents into other formats may help users save time. This site shows how they work.
- Didier Verna's blog on — among other things — LaTeX. This blog offers many a gem of LaTeX coding.
- The documentation for XeTeX and XeLaTeX is still rather
rudimentary at best, but the XeTeX mailing list is a veritable gold
mine of information. Subscribe to ask your questions or just search the
- The LaTeX Font Catalogue gives a good overview of fonts that
are well supported by LaTeX. It includes free fonts as well as
commercial fonts for which good LaTeX support exists.
- And one more blog — this time Stefan Kottwitz's TeXblog — with
some very nice pieces of code and some useful solutions for (in)famous
TeX and LaTeX puzzles.