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TEX for the Impatient

by Paul W. Abrahams

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Published by Addison-Wesley in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • TeX (Computer file),
  • Computerized typesetting.,
  • Mathematics printing -- Computer programs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 18-19) and index.

    StatementPaul W. Abrahams with Karl Berry, Kathryn A. Hargreaves ; illustrated by Kathryn A. Hargreaves.
    ContributionsBerry, Karl., Hargreaves, Kathryn A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ253.4.T47 A27 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 357 p. :
    Number of Pages357
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1875532M
    ISBN 100201513757
    LC Control Number90035533

    TeX is a typesetting system that was written by Donald E. Knuth. He began work on TeX in , and says in the Preface to the TeX Book, that it is “intended for the creation of beautiful books-and especially for books that contain a lot of mathematics”. TeX is a text .   This repository contains Chinese translation of the book "TeX for the Impatient". Added pdf bookmarks for chapters and sections in the document; Inserted all (scaled-down) artwork images into the book; Made the book compiled with eplain rather than eplain ; Generated and sorted the index of the book with MakeIndex.

    It explains a lot of how the TeX engine works. I really just started to understand some of the fine mechanics of it after reading this book. The sources of The TeXBook are on CTAN, so you could have a peek in it (in source form only). There is also TeX for the Impatient as a full PDF document. However, I didn't read that book yet. Tex for the Impatient, by Abrahams, Hargreaves, and Berry — a great book for people who want to understand the core TeX program but don’t have the time (or math background) to understand Knuth’s books;.

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TEX for the Impatient by Paul W. Abrahams Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tex for the Impatient Paperback – July 1, by Paul W. Abrahams (Author)Cited by: Tex for the Impatient book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. TEX, a software system created by Donald E. Knuth, sets the standard 4/5(3).

TeX for the Impatient is a ~ page book on TeX, plain TeX, and Eplain, originally written by Paul Abrahams, Kathryn Hargreaves, and Karl Berry. It is now a free GNU package, released under the GNU Free Documentation License and maintained by Daniel James.

TEX for the Impatient is intended to serve scientists, mathematicians, and technical typists for whom TEX is a useful tool rather than a primary interest, as well as computer people who have a strong interest in TEX for its own sake.

We also intend it to serve both newcomers to TEX and those who are already familiar with TEX. We assume that our readers. “TeX for the Impatient” is a book (of around pages) on TeX, Plain TeX and Eplain.

The book is also available in French and Chinese translations. Controlling interaction with TeX [] Diagnostic aids[] Displaying internal data[] Specifying what is traced[] Sending messages[] Initializing TeX [] Tips and techniques[10][] Correcting bad page breaks[] Preserving the end of a page[] Leaving space at the top of a page[] Correcting bad line breaks[].

‘TEX’ is a trademark of the American Mathematical Society. ‘METAFONT’ is a trademark of Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. This book, TEX for the Impatient, contains both tutorial and reference information on all features of both plain and primitive TEX. TeX for the Impatient - Summary.

This project is part of the GNU Project. TeX for the Impatient is a ~ page book on TeX, plain TeX, and Eplain, written by Paul Abrahams, Kathryn Hargreaves, and Karl Berry. An PDF of the current version of the book can be downloaded from Paul W. Abrahams, Sc.D., CCP, is the author of TeX for the Impatient, a book whose success inspired UNIX for the Impatient.

A consulting computer scientist and past president of the Association for Computing Machinery, he specializes in programming languages, design and implementation of software systems, and technical by: “ T e X for the Impatient” is a book (of around pages) on T e X, Plain T e X and Eplain.

The book is also available in French and Chinese translations. Package. "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. Here the entry from the free book TeX for the Impatient, page f: \the This command generally expands to a list of character tokens that represents.

can be any of the following: a TeX parameter, e.g., \parindent or \deadcycles a register, e.g., \count0 a code associated with an input character, e.g., \catcode‘(a font parameter, e.g., \fontdimen3\sevenbf.

Chinese translation of the book "TeX for the Impatient" - CTeX-org/tex-impatient-cn. TEX for the Impatient is a handbook that arose from the need to help technical writers learn TEX more quickly- an 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.4/5(2). Paul W. Abrahams, Sc.D., CCP, is the author of TeX for the Impatient, a book whose success inspired UNIX for the Impatient.A consulting computer scientist and past president of the Association for Computing Machinery, he specializes in programming languages, design and implementation of software systems, and technical writing.

TeX for the Impatient by Paul W. Abrahams, Karl Berry and Kathryn A. Hargreaves (Addison-Wesley,ISBN — now out of print, but see online books). 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. ( views) TeX for the Impatient by Paul Abrahams, Kathryn Hargreaves, Karl Berry - Addison-Wesley, Freely available (La)TeX books People have long argued for (La)TeX books to be made available on the web, and until relatively recently this demand went un-answered.

The first to appear was Victor Eijkhout’s excellent “TeX by Topic” in (it had been published by Addison-Wesley, but was long out of print). TeX es un sistema de tipografía escrito por Donald E. Knuth, muy popular en el ambiente académico, especialmente entre las comunidades de matemáticos,&#;10/10(1).

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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. The book contains tutorial and reference information on all features of both plain and primitive TeX.Chinese TeX Society has 11 repositories available.

Follow their code on GitHub. Chinese translation of the book "TeX by Topic" tex-impatient-cn Chinese translation of the book "TeX for the Impatient" TeX 8 8 1 0 Updated Mar 8, beamer-code-cn Add Chinese comments into source code of beamer package TeX 5 5 0 0 Updated Jun 8, The Not So Short Introduction to LaTeX 2e by Oetiker, Partl, Hyna, Schlegl [] (ISBN: none) pages: xiv+ Level: Beginning This guide is a sort of LaTeX-version of the Gentle Introdution to TeX: it covers everything you need to start building a LaTeX is free and actively maintained.

It does not include exercises, but it makes up for this with many useful tables.