[OS X TeX] Learning to typeset mathematics

Gary L.Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Sat Jul 3 05:22:22 CEST 2004

On Jul 2, 2004, at 10:13 PM, Sameer Agarwal wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> I have been using latex for a couple of years now and am reasonably 
> comfortable using it. However every now and then I am stuck 
> typesetting a large complicated formula or making choices about how to 
> present a particular set of equations. In particular issues like where 
> to break a formula and how best to align large number of equations and 
> so on.
> I was wondering if there is a good reference out there that discusses 
> good math typesetting style ( a manual of good mathematical style ?). 
> While looking around on the web I found
> http://www.math.uiuc.edu/~hildebr/tex/
> which contains a lot of very good advice. I am looking for a bookshelf 
> reference with examples.
> any suggestions?

Have a look at:

Ellen Swanson, \emph{Mathematics into Type. Updated Edition}. Updated 
by Arlene Ann O'Sean and Antoinette Tingley Schleyer. American 
Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 1999.


Good luck,

-- Gary

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