This guide highlights resources to use to learn about LaTeX and create documents using it. It is especially helpful with papers containing mathematical expressions.

- Getting Started
- Comprehensive Resources for LaTeX
- Get Help with LaTeX
- Exporting to BibTeX
- LaTeX Workshops
- Workshop 1, Finding, Installing and Using LaTeX Software
- Workshop 2, Using Document Classes and Packages Preamble and Document Structure
- Workshop 3, Writing a LaTeX Article – The Basics
- Workshop 4, Writing a LaTeX Article – Using Tables
- Workshop 5, Writing a LaTeX Article – Embedding Figures
- Workshop 6, Writing Formulas for a LaTeX Article
- Workshop 7, Using BibTeX

**Want to get started with LaTeX, but are unsure of how to get the software?**

After successfully completing this module, you will be able to

- Install the appropriate software for your operating system
- Install packages
- Use the software given a .tex file
- Locate documentation and tutorials

Note: Keep in mind that LaTeX does not create a tagged PDF. You can add tags via Adobe Professional to make your PDFs accessible to everyone.

The starter file is a zip file that contains all the files needed to generate the handout.

Available Summer 2024!

- Pre-session Survey - LaTeX Workshop 1Please take prior to workshop.

- Starter File Workshop 1 (zip)to generate PDF

- Post-session Quiz - LaTeX Workshop 1Please take after workshop.

**Want to create your first LaTeX document or need a refresher?**

After successfully completing this module, you will be able to

- Use the article class and basic commands
- Modify a LaTeX document to use different packages
- Change margins, linespacing, and paragraph spacing when using article.cls

Available Summer 2024!

- Pre-session Survey - LaTeX Workshop 2Please take prior to workshop.

- Margins and Spacing (PDF)code example and output
- Starter File Workshop 2 (zip)to generate PDF

- Post-session Quiz - LaTeX Workshop 2Please take after workshop.

**Ready to write the body of your Article using LaTeX?**

After successfully completing this module, you will be able to

- Use common commands and environments in order to create a simple document

Available Summer 2024!

- Pre-session Survey - Workshop 3Please take prior to workshop.

- Starter File Workshop 3 (zip)to generate PDF

- Post-session Quiz - Workshop 3Please take after workshop.

Do you have tables in your LaTeX article?

After successfully completing this session, you will be able to

- Apply LaTeX commands and environments in order to create tables in your documents
- Use various packages in table creation in order to format the tables more easily and to format them in more ways

Available Summer 2024!

- Pre-session Survey - Workshop 4Please take prior to workshop.

- Starter File Workshop 4 (zip)to generate PDF

- Post-session Quiz - Workshop 4Please take after workshop.

Do you have images in your LaTeX article?

After successfully completing this session, you will be able to

- Identify the packages, environments, and commands needed for figures
- Recognize the image file formats that are supported by LaTeX
- Use optional arguments, commands, and some tricks learned in class

Available Summer 2024!

- Pre-session Survey - LaTeX Workshop 5Please take prior to workshop.

- Starter File Workshop 5 (zip)to generate PDF

- Post-session Quiz - LaTeX Workshop 5Please take after workshop.

Do you have equations in your LaTeX article?

After successfully completing this session, you will be able to

- Create equations with and without use of the amsmath package
- Why? To use equations regardless of the class file you use

- Locate documentation containing various mathematical commands and symbols
- Why? To use the exact symbol that you want without using unnecessary packages

Available Summer 2024!

- Pre-session Survey - LaTeX Workshop 6Please take prior to workshop.

- Starter File Workshop 6 (zip)to generate PDF

- Post-session Quiz - LaTeX Workshop 6Please take after workshop.

Do you want to include references in your LaTeX article?

After successfully completing this session, you will be able to

- Create a BibTeX database by downloading bibliographic references or creating entries manually
- Use LaTeX and BibTeX in conjunction to automatically generate a reference section and in-text citations
- Use packages to attain different bibliographic styles and recognize other packages that provide bibliographical management

Available Summer 2024!

- Pre-session Survey - LaTeX Workshop 7Please take prior to workshop.

- Starter File Workshop 7 (zip)to generate PDF

- Post-session Quiz - LaTeX Workshop 7Please take after workshop.

- Last Updated: Aug 30, 2023 7:46 AM
- URL: https://infoguides.gmu.edu/LaTeX
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