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LaTeX & BibTeX

LaTeX: What & Why


  • LaTeX is a software system for document preparation, especially used as an editor for scientific documents while it makes easy to typeset complex mathematical formulas.
  • There are many LaTeX editors freely available on the internet, one of which, Overleaf (used to be called ShareLaTex), is a widely used  because it is a collaborative cloud-based version.
  • A LaTeX editor allows you to create and compile a plain text file - with file extension .tex, - which includes LaTex commands, so that eventually you generate a MS-Word like document. 

Video: LaTeX Tutorial pt 1 - Creating Your First Document

Video: What is LaTeX