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TEX and LaTeX

 

Course Overview

This 4-day training course aims at enabling participants to effectively learn how to use TEX and LaTeX typesetting systems to prepare complex scholarly manuscript with minimum effort. Hence, the content is hardly dividable to multiple proficiency levels and participants are required to take the whole course for effective comprehension of the concept.To achieve the goal, we will deliver the content as a tutorial and workshop sessions in which participants actively involved in learning via several hands-on practices, one-to-one interactions, and individual troubleshooting.

 

 

TEX and LaTeX - Schedule

Day 1

09.00am – 10.00am

  • Introduction to TeX and LaTeX typesetting systems.
  • Installing the complete product package
10.00am – 10.30am

Breakfast

10.30am – 12.45pm

  • Interactive Development Environments (IDE) for LaTeX
  • Title commands for a scholarly manuscript

12.45pm – 02.15pm

Lunch

02.15pm – 05.00pm

  • Compiling Tex file
  • Sectioning
  • Hands-on practices and troubleshooting

Day 2

09.00am – 10.00am

  • Q & A and revision
  • Justifying Environments

10.00am – 10.30am

Breakfast

10.30am – 12.45pm

  • List Environments
  • Tabular Environment

12.45pm – 02.15pm

Lunch

02.15pm – 05.00pm

  • Graphics
  • Hands-on practice

                                                                        Day 3

09.00am – 10.00am

  • Q & A and revision
  • Math and Equations

10.00am – 10.30am

Breakfast

10.30am – 12.45pm

  • Cross-referencing
  • Bibliography

12.45pm – 02.15pm

Lunch

02.15pm – 05.00pm

  • Mendeley Database Manager
  • Authors Biography
  • Hands-on practice

                                                                        Day 4

09.00am – 10.00am

  • Q & A and revision
  • Special characters and symbols

10.00am – 10.30am

Breakfast

10.30am – 12.45pm

  • Converting Microsoft Word files to LaTeX file
  • Journals Class Files and practice
  • Thesis, book, and slides class File

12.45pm – 02.15pm

Lunch

02.15pm – 05.00pm

  • Drawing using Apache Open Office
  • Easy LaTexing with LyX
  • Embedding fonts in PDF
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Troubleshooting