Robert Dyer

LaTeX Introduction

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Useful Links

Here are some useful links when using LaTeX.

LaTeX Distributions

TeX Live - Cross-platform
MacTeX - Mac only, based on TeX Live
MikTeX - Windows only

Online/Cloud LaTeX Editors

cloudTeX
ShareLaTeX

GUIs/IDEs

Texlipse - Eclipse plugin
Texmaker - Cross-platform GUI
TeXShop - Mac GUI

Guides

Wikibook on LaTeX
Common Math Symbols
Common Math Symbols
Comprehensive Symbol List

BibTeX Editors

JabRef - Cross-platform BibTex editor
BibDesk - Mac only, BibTeX editor

Other

Excel2LaTeX - converts Excel tables into LaTeX format
Calc2LaTeX - converts OpenOffice.org tables into LaTeX format
CTAN - the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network