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LaTeX Workshop Series: 2. Using Document Classes and Packages – Preamble and Document Structure

Want to learn more about how to structure and format a document using classes and packages? This session is for you.

Related LibGuide: LaTeX by Tammy Stitz

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Science & Tech Library
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Prior to attending this session

  • Have a working TeX distribution and LaTeX editor on your computer
  • Know how to generate an .pdf or a .dvi file
  • Be sure the geometry, natbib, setspace, listings, color, and hyperref packages are installed (try PackageTestW2)
  • Contact me prior to the session if you have trouble installing

After successfully completing this module, you will be able to

  • Use the article class and basic commands
    • Why? To structure a simple document
  • Modify a LaTeX document to use different packages
    • Why? To find out when to use them and how it makes document creation easier
  • Change margins, linespacing, and paragraph spacing when using article.cls
    • Why? To format your own documents

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