A LaTeX Primer

When

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm

2018-03-21 14:00:00 2018-03-21 16:00:00 EST A LaTeX Primer Teaching and Visualization Lab at the James B. Hunt Jr. LibraryJames B. Hunt Jr. LibraryTeaching and Visualization Lab at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library1070 Partners Way Campus Box 7132 Raleigh, NC 27606-7132

Where

  • Teaching and Visualization Lab at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library
    James B. Hunt Jr. Library
    Teaching and Visualization Lab at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library
    1070 Partners Way
    Campus Box 7132
    Raleigh, NC 27606-7132

Workshop Description

LaTeX is a powerful typesetting program for creating all kinds of documents.  Its “what you see is not what you get”' structure makes it very different from programs like Word.  This code-based approach means users can quickly create standard documents from templates or have access to complete customization and scripting for more advanced projects.  Simply put, LaTeX is a tool that enables the creation of beautiful documents; from manuscripts to dissertations, resumes to research posters.

 

This workshop requires no prior knowledge of LaTeX nor any programming experience.  We'll walk through getting started using Overleaf, a browser-based LaTeX tool.  We’ll cover how to create documents such as reports and letters with features like equations, figures, and tables.   The workshop will also include discussion on how to use and hack advanced templates (e.g., the NCSU thesis template or the IEEE journal standard), as well as tips for successful collaborative editing using Overleaf.

 

 

 


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Contact Information

Mira Waller
919.515.3855

Other Information

Kurt Schab is a post-doctoral research fellow at North Carolina State University. He earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Physics from Portland State University in 2011. He completed his M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2013 and 2016, respectively, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His area of research is applied electromagnetics, with particular focus on time-varying antenna systems and the intersection of numerical methods with antenna theory.

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