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Computers & Typesetting, Volume A: The TeXbook (Computers & Typesetting Series) 1 edition

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Computers & Typesetting, Volume A
The TeXbook (Computers & Typesetting Series)

Published January 1, 1986 by Addison-Wesley Professional .
Written in English.

First Sentence

Gentle Reader: This is a handbook about TeX, a new typesetting system intended for the creation of beautiful books--and 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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