[OS X TeX] LaTeX programming primer

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Thu Oct 26 10:57:23 CEST 2006

On 26 Oct 2006, at 10:39 , Paul Vickers wrote:

> I was messing around with the currvita style in order to migrate my  
> CV from Word to LaTeX and inevitably got into trying to hack some  
> of the layout features. Whilst the hack-it-and-see-what-happens  
> approach can be fun, it can also consume rather more time than one  
> should spend on getting, for example, the first letter of a  
> paragraph just that right shade of blue. So, my question is this:  
> are there any free online/downloadble guides to TeX programming  
> where I can learn exactly what all those \@@ and ##1 etc aracana  
> really mean and how to use them?

The TeX Book is a very good book on learning the basics of TeX  

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