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Frank Mittelbach and Michel Goossens' "LaTeX Companion" (with Johannes Braams, David Carlisle and Chris Rowley) 2nd ed. (Addison-Wesley Professional)

It was 1993 when the first edition of Frank Mittelbach et al.'s LaTeX Companion came out. The new second edition of LaTeX Companion: Tools and Techniques for Computer Typesetting recently was released and is part of a new boomlet of LaTeX book titles. A technology with impressive staying power, LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system used in the publication of scientific documents. This completely updated edition contains the latest information about LaTeX and the vast range of add-on packages now available, with more than 200 of them treated therein. Full of new tips and tricks for using LaTeX in both traditional and modern typesetting, this book also illustrates how to customize layout features, from phrases and paragraphs to headings, lists and pages. Nearly 1,000 fully tested, ready-to-run examples that illustrate the text and solve typographical and technical problems are included. The accompanying CD-ROM contains a complete plug-and-play LaTeX installation, including all the packages and examples featured in the book.

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