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My Experience with Learning and Teaching LaTeX

D.V.L.K.D.P. Venugopal


The present article deals with the author's experience in learning \LaTeX independently and disseminating the knowledge acquired through one week structured course to research scholars in a University system.

Mr. Venugopal is a stenographer by profession. He has been using computers since the two floppy PC stage. A former lover of WordPerfect, his first encounter with TeX/LaTeX was in the year 2000. At present exploring various packages, experimenting with Omega, MetaPost and MetaFont and teaching and/or explaining advantages of TeX/LaTeX over wordprocessors are his hobbies. You can contact him at

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