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Computers & Typesetting, Volume A: The TeXBook by Donald Ervin Knuth
Here is the publisher’s description:. You cannot really understand the book in the first read, nor in the second, or third.
Which of the words in those perfectly clear instructions do the people who do such things fail to understand? That was bad news for me, because it meant that I had to put The Art of Computer Programming on the back burner for a month while working hard to reconstruct more than pages of highly technical material, including the remaking and placing of more than illustrations.
Knuth thhe known throughout the world for his pioneering work on algorithms and programming techniques, for his invention of the Tex and Metafont systems for computer typesetting, and for his prolific and influential writing.
Computers & Typesetting, Volume A: The TeXBook
TeX software offers both writers and publishers the opportunity to produce technical text, with the speed and efficiency of a computer system Like any style of language imperative, functional, logical, etc.
Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University, he currently devotes full time to the completion of these fascicles and the seven volumes to which they belong. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University, he currently devotes full time to the completion of these fascicles and the seven volumes to which they belong. Anyway, TeXbook is still worth to read.
Novice and expert users alike will gain from The TeXbook the level of information they seek. As Knuth says, it gives you every single detail about TeX and how it works. Jan 28, Logan rated it it was amazing. Books by Donald Ervin Knuth.
Knuth warns newcomers away from the more difficult areas, while he entices experienced users with new challenges. Blume rated it liked it Dec 08, This may be what Martin said a start somewhere else about LaTeX.
William Halliburton rated it really liked it Jan 05, The knith Donald Ervin Knuth Snippet view – But for the preparation of more complex documents, The TeXbookcontains all the detail required. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. Account Options Sign in.
That said, it is clearly in the realm of book where you know if you are the target audience if you have even found it. Fine Points of Mathematics Typing.
TeX software offers both writers and publishers the opportunity to produce tebook text of all kinds, in an attractive form, with the speed and efficiency of a computer system. Of course everyone should read the TeXbook. Knuth’s familiar wit, and illustrations specially drawn by Duane Bibby, add a light touch to an unusually readable software manual.
Cornimo rated it liked it Mar 26, The definitive user manual and reference manual for TeX. Refresh and try again. After your submission has been certified, it will be put into a queue of things for me to look at, and I will study it in due time.
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Winston rated it really liked it Apr 10, Chapter 12 for TeX’s treatment of spacing. Highlights for me included a tbe of exercises that I could mostly accomplish, a perspective on how the interaction with the program is an iterative Going full on five stars, as I know I will read tezbook again. I went through every page very carefully and introduced many refinements, which have made me extremely happy with the result.
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I don’t like the disadvantages of TeX macros either. Account Options Sign in. Want to Read saving…. Christian rated it really liked it Dec 10, Highlights for me included a selection of exercises that I could mostly accomplish, a perspective on how the interaction with the program is an iterative one, and a view into the wit of Knuth that is just plain fun to read.