TeX for the Impatient
by Paul Abrahams, Kathryn Hargreaves, Karl Berry
Publisher: Addison-Wesley 2003
Number of pages: 391
TEX for the Impatient is a handbook that arose from the need to help technical writers learn TEX more quickly -- and once having learned it, to find fast answers to common questions. Clear, concise, and accessible, this book is organized for easy retrieval of information, thoroughly indexed, and carefully designed for learning by example.
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by Victor Eijkhout - Lulu.com
This is a reference work for the TeX typesetting language. It is valuable for people who want to write LaTeX macros and other customizations of TeX. The book is packed with original, practical, and useful ideas along with detailed explanations.
by Michael Doob - University of Manitoba
The purpose of this manual is to start from the very beginning and to move towards more complicated situations. No previous knowledge of TEX is assumed. By proceeding a section at a time, greater varieties of text can be produced.
by Tim Love - University of Cambridge
Many conventions you are using in the typesetting of plain text are inappropriate to maths. LATEX goes a long way to help you along with the style. This handout assumes that you have already read the Advanced LaTeX document.
by E. Krishnan - Indian TEX Users Group
Contents: The Basics; The Document; Bibliography; Bibliographic Databases; Table of contents, Index and Glossary; Displayed Text; Rows and Columns; Typesetting Mathematics; Typesetting Theorems; Several Kinds of Boxes; Floats; and more.