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Revision as of 23:26, 26 June 2006

LaTeX is a typesetting language used primarily to type mathematical stuff in an elegant fashion. For example, without LaTeX, $\frac{35}{137}$ would have to be written as 35/137.

Useful Codes

\boxed{Answer} Produces a box around your Answer.

\frac{a}{b} Produces a common fraction with numerator a and denominator b.

^\circ Produces the degrees symbol.

\text{Your Text Here} Produces text within LaTeX.

Fonts

Font families

  • Roman (default): \textrm{...}
  • Sans-serif: \textsf{...}
  • Monospace (typewriter): \texttt{...}

Font sizes

To activate a font size, write '{\tiny{This text is tiny}}', for example.

  • \tiny (5 pt.)
  • \scriptsize (7 pt.)
  • \footnotesize (8 pt.)
  • \small (9 pt.)
  • \normalsize (10 pt.)
  • \large (12 pt.)
  • \Large (14 pt.)
  • \LARGE (18 pt.)
  • \huge (20 pt.)
  • \Huge (24 pt.)

Font styles

  • Bold \textbf{...}
  • Italics \textit{...}
  • Slanted \textsl{...}
  • Small capitals \textsc{...}
  • Sans-serif \textsf{...}
  • Monospace \texttt{...}
  • Emphasis \emph{...}

Tutorials & Tools


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