[texhax] Recommended litterature on TeX and LaTeX

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Fri Nov 12 15:26:20 CET 2004

On Nov 12, 2004, at 2:28 AM, Stefan Björk wrote:

> I was about to buy Knuth's "The TeXbook" and Lamports "LaTeX: A 
> Document Preparation System", when I realized those book were quite 
> expensive. This does not mean that I will not buy them, but I'd like 
> to ask how the other books mentioned in the FAQ compare to the 
> "original" TeX and LaTeX works? I have glanced in both books at the 
> local library, so I have a vague idea of their styles and contents.
> I'm a (below?) average LaTeX user, with some basic knowledge about 
> TeX, so I do not look for the "TeX for Dummies" kind of book.

I've put forth a special effort to collect free texts on typography, 
and a few of these are on-line manuals TeX.


The one thing I need to add here and below is the manual for booktabs.

There's also a page w/ TeX specific texts (ob. discl. I'm an Amazon 
Associate and may profit)



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