Computers & Typesetting, Volume A: The TeXbook (Computers & Typesetting Series) 1 edition
By Donald Knuth
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Computers & Typesetting, Volume A
The TeXbook (Computers & Typesetting Series)
Published
January 1, 1986
by
AddisonWesley Professional
.
Written in English.
First Sentence
Gentle Reader: This is a handbook about TeX, a new typesetting system intended for the creation of beautiful booksand especially for books that contain a lot of mathematics.
Table of Contents
1  The Name of the Game  1 
2  Book Printing versus Ordinary Typing  3 
3  Controlling TeX  7 
4  Fonts of Type  13 
5  Grouping  19 
6  Running TeX  23 
7  How TeX Reads What You Type  37 
8  The Characters You Type  43 
9  TeX's Roman Fonts  51 
10  Dimensions  57 
11  Boxes  63 
12  Glue  69 
13  Modes  85 
14  How TeX Breaks Paragraphs into Lines  91 
15  How TeX Makes Lines into Pages  109 
16  Typing Math Formulas  127 
17  More about Math  139 
18  Fine Points of Mathematics Typing  161 
19  Displayed Equations  185 
20  Definitions (also called Macros)  199 
21  Making Boxes  221 
22  Alignments  231 
23  Output Routines  251 
24  Summary of Vertical Mode  267 
25  Summary of Horizontal Mode  285 
26  Summary of Math Mode  289 
27  Recovery from Errors  295 
Appendices  
A  Answers to All the Exercises  305 
B  Basic Control Sequences  339 
C  Character Codes  367 
D  Dirty Tricks  373 
E  Example Formats  403 
F  Font Tables  427 
G  Generating Boxed Formulas  441 
H  Hyphenation  449 
I  Index  457 
J  Join the TeX Community  483 
Classifications
Dewey Decimal Class 
686.2/2544 
Library of Congress 
Z253.4.T47KK58 1986 
ID Numbers
Open Library 
OL7406778M 
Internet Archive 
computerstypeset00knut_638 
ISBN 10 
0201134470 
ISBN 13 
9780201134476 
Goodreads 
1190262

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