# [texhax] documentclass

Mon May 10 15:14:48 CEST 2004

On Sunday, May 9, 2004, at 09:00  PM, Robert Bauman wrote:

> I am just starting TEX, from scratch (after having translated one
> textbook MS into TEX a dozen years ago), and my first entry:
> documentclass{book} is rejected.  Where, in the many "help" versions,
> can I get information about such commands?

That should be \documentclass{book}

The following links from the TeXHax signature should get you started:

> TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
> Mailing list archives: http://tug.org/pipermail/texhax/

I've a personal list of free e-texts on TeX:

Skip the TeX section and be sure to get:

http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/lshort/english/lshort.pdf

and

http://www.tug.org/TUGboat/Articles/tb23-2/tb74flynn.pdf

and

http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/symbols/comprehensive/symbols-
letter.pdf

William