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Writing a full LaTeX document, from scratch

Everything you need to create a full LaTeX document, dissertation, report, etc.

4.69 (8 reviews)

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5 hours

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May 2021

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What you will learn

To understand the structure of a LaTeX document, and generate self made essays

To work and modify LaTeX documents, to be able to participate in joint projects with other researchers


Description

Hi, I am Paulo, a researcher with over 15 years of experience creating documents with LaTeX, and over 8 years teaching college students.

This course will prepare you to write a complete article in LaTeX. You will learn how to start your document, how to format it, how to include graphics and tables, a bibliography, and citations, and of course, work with LaTeX's famous and beautiful mathematical notation.

Even though LaTeX is used by - and associated with - academics and professionals of the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, the quality of the result and the control over the final document makes it extremely useful for anyone trying to produce professional-looking documents.

I encourage you to take this journey and take your articles, documents, thesis, essays to the next level!

This course is presented in a constructive way, that is, I do not use slides or theory to teach this. We will be able to build our article step by step, having the chance to experiment and see the effects the different options create on the final document. Also, the units are designed to be easily reachable in case in the future you need to use the course as a reference when creating your own projects and find exactly the content you need to review. Finally, I will keep uploading material as you request it or I find myself using code that has not been included in the course (you will see these lectures staring with Extra Material).

I invite to check the classes available with free preview to get an idea of this course.



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Writing a full LaTeX document, from scratch
Writing a full LaTeX document, from scratch
Writing a full LaTeX document, from scratch
Writing a full LaTeX document, from scratch

Content

The Tools

Intro

Online editor (Overleaf)

MikTex installation

Editors

The basic structure of a LaTeX file

The basic structure of a LaTeX document: documentclass

Title, author, date, and abstract

Commenting within the code

Formatting

Paper size and margins

Font size and font styles

Font color

Text Formatting: Spacing, Columns, Landscape

Text alignment

Headers and Footers

Page numbering

Watermarks

Document Structure

Sections, subsections and more

Appendix

Input tex files

Additional Elements

Creating space, using vspace and hspace

Accents, symbols, and others

Quotations and Boxes

The Verbatim package

Lists: Enumerated and bullet points

Lists: More advanced list formatting with enumitem

Referencing

Footnotes and hyperlinks

Label and References

Tables and Figures

Create a Table and basic structure

Advanced Table formatting options

Setting the heigh of rows

Inserting a picture and scaling

Wrapping text around a figure

The Subcaption package

Mathematical notation

Mathematical writing inside vs outside a paragraph

The equations and align environments

Mathematical symbols and greek letters

Some frequently used mathematical expressions

How to deal with matrices

Theorems, propositions, definitions

Extra material

Bibliography

Creating a simple bibliography

Citing our simple bibliography

Advanced bibliography: the natbib package

Tip for filling our bib file

Final Task


Reviews

J
Jose14 December 2020

Paulo is a nice teacher and goes to the useful aspects of LATEX. Personally the course looks to be above my expectations.


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Udemy ID

10/30/2020

Course created date

5/3/2021

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