# [texhax] toc and pdfTeX

Fri Feb 8 19:36:19 CET 2008

```Do you mind if I ask why you aren't using LaTeX? I'm new to LaTeX and have
never used TeX, but in the former, you would just use \tableofcontents. I'm
curious as to what advantages TeX has over LaTeX.
Cheers,
Robert Wilson

On Feb 8, 2008 12:26 PM, D. R. Evans <doc.evans at gmail.com> wrote:

> This must be an FAQ, but I can't find an answer (or a pointer to an
> anywhere :-(
>
> I am using pdftex to generate a PDF from a plain ol' vanilla TeX file.
> Does
> anyone have any pointers to examples to show how I can go about generating
>
> (I expected the TeXbook to describe this in some detail, but it doesn't
> seem to.)
>
>  Doc
>
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