[TxMt] "LaTeX in TM" screencast

Charilaos Skiadas cskiadas at uchicago.edu
Tue Jan 10 21:44:39 UTC 2006

On Jan 10, 2006, at 3:28 PM, Kyle Swank wrote:

> As far as MLA is concerned, it's a style guide for both bibliographies
> and the actual text of the document. If you search around online you
> can find more free information, but http://www.mla.org/ has a few bits
> of info.
I'd guess you just need to find the appropriate class. A google  
search for "MLA and LaTeX" might give you more info on that. I found  
this: http://www.walfield.org/pub/people/neal/mla/
And you can find some info related to the bibliography here: http:// 
I always just use the document classes article or amsart anyway, so I  
haven't looked much into it.
> I'm mostly interested in conforming to my professors standard "name,
> date, class" information in the upper right corner of the first page.
> I'll mostly be using this for writing papers, while it might take
> longer right now to do as opposed to using word, i imagine knowing
> latex will make writing other documents later easier. Not to mention i
> like the idea of not having to control the style stuff so much and
> then make sure everything else corresponds exactly to the other way i
> did it.
You might need to find an appropriate style sheet, or just create  
your own. Again, I don't mess around much with the layout, so you  
might have better chance asking at the tex list.
> But yes, a full "latex" screencast would rock. I know my questions
> were mostly unrelated to textmate, and i'm sorry for that. this is the
> only list i'm subscribed to that has anything remotely related to
> latex in it.
no need to apologize. I was the one apologizing in advance, for why I  
might not do such a screencast for a while.
> Subscribing to that other latex mailing list now.
> Anyone recommend any great tutorial sites? I've seen a few and they're
> ok, but i'm curious if i'm missing anything. Any latex spotlight
> plugins? :-P
There's a number of good books, you might consider getting your hands  
on one. Good for reference. Best thing is to just ask around when you  
want to do something particular.
> Kyle


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