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  • More about what LaTeX is in wksp 1
  • Much unknown terminology in wksp 1 (Added Glossary and Typesetting Diagram)
  • More installation information
  • Cover more operating systems
  • Start with distributions differences, less on the editors
  • Make separate handouts describing the basics of each editor
  • Show code differences between class files in wksp 2
  • Provide extra practical examples for wksp 2
  • Give tables and figures their own workshops
  • Make a working example to describe LaTeX features (wksp 3)
  • Give tables and figures their own workshops
  • Give a sideways table example 
  • Give an example of a table and figure side-by-side
  • Provide more equations commented out in wksp 6
  • Cover .bib file before .tex file in wksp 7
  • Give a .tex file using major bib. styles for future use (wksp 7)
  • Make code available for workshop handouts
  • Make code available for the tex files used by the instructor in class

Workshop 1

Want to get started with LaTeX, but are unsure of how to get the software? Attend Workshop 1, Finding, Installing and Using LaTeX Software.

Workshop 2

Want to learn more about publisher provided document classes and packages? Attend Workshop 2, Using Document Classes and Packages for your Journal - Preamble and Document Structure.

  • Workshop 2 Handout (PDF)
    Learn how to include and use a journal class and packages when writing an article for your selected journal.
  • Workshop 2 - Class Files - Windows/Mac
    LaTeX documents for Workshop 2. Base2.tex is to be used during the workshop and finished2.tex is the file that I use during class. The other .tex documents are supplement material for further study. Any files needed to generate the these documents are included.
  • Workshop 2 - Class Files - Other OS
    Contains the same files in Workshop2.zip except in .tar format.
  • Publisher Packages Comparison
    See the differences in syntax and order of entering commands when using different packages. Note: this might not be the most recent version of the publisher packages. Always refer to package documentation.
  • elsarticle.cls Documentation
    Publisher supplied information on how to download and use the class and bibliographic style files.
  • LaTeX Margins & Spacing
    See a few examples of setting margins and line spacing.
  • Workshop Sign-up Form
    Use to sign-up for one or more workshops.

Workshop 3

Ready to write the body of your Article using LaTeX? Attend Workshop 3, Writing a LaTeX Article - The Basics.
  • Workshop 3 Handout
    Learn common commands, environments, and declarations used in document creation.
  • Workshop 3 - Class Files - Window/Mac
    LaTeX documents for Workshop 3. Base3.tex is to be used during the workshop and finished3.tex is the file that I use during class. The other .tex documents are supplement material for further study. Any files needed to generate the these documents are included.
  • Workshop 3 - Class Files - Other OS
    Contains the same files in Workshop3.zip except in .tar format.
  • Workshop Sign-up Form
    Use to sign-up for one or more workshops.

Workshop 4

Do you have tables in your LaTeX article? Attend Workshop 4, Writing a LaTeX Article - Using Tables.
  • Workshop 4 Handout
    Learn how to include tables in your document using standard LaTeX commands and packages.
  • Workshop 4 - Class Files - Windows/Mac
    LaTeX documents for Workshop 4. Base4.tex is to be used during the workshop and finished4.tex is the file that I use during class. The other .tex documents are supplement material for further study. Any files needed to generate the these documents are included.
  • Workshop 4 - Class Files - Other OS
    Contains the same files in Workshop4.zip except in .tar format.
  • Workshop Sign-up Form
    Use to sign-up for one or more workshops.

Workshop 5

Do you have images in your LaTeX article? Attend Workshop 5, Writing a LaTeX Article - Embedding Figures.
  • Workshop 5 Handout
    Learn how to embed external images in your document using standard LaTeX commands and packages.
  • Workshop 5 - Class Files - Windows/Mac
    LaTeX documents for Workshop 5. Base5.tex is to be used during the workshop and finished5.tex is the file that I use during class. The other .tex documents are supplement material for further study. Any files needed to generate the these documents are included.
  • Workshop 5 - Class Files - Other OS
    Contains the same files in Workshop5.zip except in .tar format.
  • Workshop Sign-up Form
    Use to sign-up for one or more workshops.

Workshop 6

Do you have equations in your LaTeX article? Attend Workshop 6, Writing Formulas for a LaTeX Article.
  • Workshop 6 Handout
    Learn how to include equations in your document using standard LaTeX commands and some packages provided by AMS.
  • Workshop 6 - Class Files - Windows/Mac
    LaTeX documents for Workshop 6. Base6.tex is to be used during the workshop and finished6.tex is the file that I use during class. The other .tex documents are supplement material for further study. Any files needed to generate the these documents are included.
  • Workshop 6 - Class Files - Other OS
    Contains the same files in Workshop6.zip except in .tar format.
  • IEEE Xplore Digital Library  
      
    Use IEEE Xplore? HTML versions of the article have quick conversion of equations in the article to the TeX format. Note: The equation might be coded a bit different than you would by hand.
  • Workshop Sign-up Form
    Use to sign-up for one or more workshops.

Workshop 7

Do you want to include references in your LaTeX article? Attend Workshop 7, Using BibTeX.
 

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