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These are the book and the practice files for a LaTeX course that I
gave several times at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.

This course is a getting-started style introduction, with pointers
to further resources, and with advice for getting a TeX system up
and running.


The master file, latexcourse_rug.tex, is designed for screen
viewing, with pdf bookmarks and hyperlinks.

The pdf should print just fine. But if you do not want (colored)
hyperlinks or your setup has trouble with non-standard paper sizes,
then you can add a document option a4 or letter, e.g.:


The samples are already included as pdfs, with cropped
margins. Therefore, you only have to compile latexcourse_rug itself,
with pdflatex and with a biber (not bibtex) run for bibliographic


All sample sources are also included as cropped pdfs.

- Most samples can be compiled with one or two runs of pdflatex.

- The font_* samples which use the fontspec package need xelatex or
  luatex and some system fonts.

- The bib[la]tex samples in the bibsamples directory naturally
  require a bibtex- or biber run.

- For cropping, I used epspdf with a -b option for cropping and
  sometimes a -p option for page selection. pdfcrop should do as
  well (not tested).

- Beamer_* and nobeamer do not need cropping.

There is no Makefile.


Compared to the original release from July 2014, there have been
some minor textual changes, mainly to de-emphasize the RUG
installation. Also, the book got a new, more compact layout.


Copyright (C) 2014 Siep Kroonenberg

Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification,
are permitted in any medium without royalty provided the copyright
notice and this notice are preserved.  This file is offered as-is,
without any warranty.

The sample- and practice files are released into the public domain.

Groningen, November 8 2014

Siep Kroonenberg, n_dot_s_dot_kroonenberg_at_rug_dot_nl


Name Size Date Notes
README 2033 2014-11-08 12:05
la­tex­course-rug-sources.zip 1617971 2014-11-08 13:33
la­tex­course-rug.pdf 2069593 2014-11-08 12:07
prac­tice.zip 1303217 2014-11-08 13:33

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la­tex­course-rug – A LaTeX course book

The pack­age pro­vides the book and prac­tice files for a LaTeX course that the au­thor has give sev­eral times at the Ri­jk­suni­ver­siteit Gronin­gen (Nether­lands).

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