L A T E X Help
L A T E X is a typesetting language that is particularly well suited to typing and publishing mathematics. The Math Department maintains an installation of LATEX2e on all departmentally owned systems.
An excellent resource for L A T E XL A T E X or have questions about how to accomplish a specific task please check out the WikiBook here.
Another good resource for L A T E X information is TeXample.net.
For and introduction on how to use L A T E X on one of the Department of Mathematics computers see the L A T E X FAQ page.
Installation on Personal Computers
Mac OS X
The easiest way to install LATEX
The download is fairly large (~2 GB) and may take some time depending on the speed of your internet connection. Once the download has completed simply double click the MacTeX.pkg file and follow the on-screen insturctions. After installation a number of TEX related applications will be available in Applications -> TeX.
Installation on Linux systems will vary depending on the distribution you are using. Many distributions include pre-packaged versions of LATEX, consult your distribution documentation.
If your distribution does not contain the most recent copy of
Windows users can install MiKTeX using the installers linked below. Installers are available for both 32- and 64-bit systems: