By Michel Goossens
This convenient reference describes thoughts and tips had to illustrate LaTeX files, and solutions universal person questions about pictures and PostScript fonts. It presents the 1st complete description of the normal LaTeX colour and pics programs, and indicates how one can mix TeX and PostScript features to produce superbly illustrated pages. Following the profitable layout of The LaTeX better half , this new ebook is a useful LaTeX source for individuals incorporating photos into textual content.
you'll easy methods to: comprise picture documents right into a LaTeX record, application technical diagrams utilizing a number of differant languages, produce colour photographs, in achieving lighting tricks with fragments of embedded PostScript, and make top quality track rankings and video games diagrams.
you will discover targeted descriptions of: very important programs like Xy-pic, PSTricks, and METAPOST; the traditional LaTeX colour and pictures applications; PostScript fonts and the way to exploit them in LaTeX; the dvips dvi to PostScript driving force; and Ghostscript, the unfastened interpreter that we could you view or print PostScript records no matter if you don't have a PostScript printer.
The authors research a couple of applications that stretch or adjust LaTeX's uncomplicated representation positive aspects, and current 1000's of examples of precious options to photographs and font difficulties. as well as programs for normal drawing, the ebook additionally offers particular instruments for mathematicians, physicists, chemists, engineers, and other people attracted to video games and track typesetting.
all of the programs and courses defined during this booklet are freely on hand in public software program documents, and the resource code for all examples has been put on CTAN, the TeX documents (details on web page 497).