The LaTex Graphics Companion: Illustrating Documents with TeX and PostScript

Addison-Wesley Professional, 1997 - 554 pages
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LaTeX documents, and answers common user questions about graphics and PostScript fonts. It provides the first full description of the standard LaTeX color and graphics packages, and shows how you can combine TeX and PostScript capabilities to produce beautifully illustrated pages. Following the successful format of The LaTeX Companion, this new book will be an invaluable LaTeX resource for incorporating pictures into text. You will learn how to: *Incorporate graphic files into a LaTeX document *Program technical diagrams using several different languages *Produce color pictures *Achieve special effects with fragments of embedded PostScript *Make high-quality musical scores and games diagrams You will find detailed descriptions of: *Important packages like XYPIC, PSTricks, and METAPOST *The standard LaTeX color and graphics packages *PostScript fonts and how to use them in LaTeX *The dvips dvi to PostScript driver *Ghostscript, the free interpreter that lets you view or print PostScript files, even if you do not have a PostScript printer The authors examine a number of packages that extend or modify LaTeXs basic illustration features, and present hundreds of examples of useful solut

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Graphics with ETeX
The IlTeX 2e graphics bundle
Working with METHFONT and METHPOST
the PSTricks package
mpp program 273 508
The Xypic package
Applications in chemistry physics and engineering
Preparing music scores
Playing games
The world of color
Using PostScript fonts
PostScript drivers and tools
A Technical appendixes
Getting all the goodies
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Michel Goossens is past president of the TeX Users Group. A research physicist at CERN, where the Web paradigm was born, he is responsible for LaTeX, HTML, SGML, and, more recently, XML support for scientific documents.

Sebastian Rahtz is Past Secretary of TUG, a cofounder of CTAN, creator of the TeX Live CD-ROM, and a co-author of The LaTeX Graphics Companion. He is an IT analyst at Elsevier Science Ltd.

Frank Mittelbach is manager of the LaTeX3 Project, in which capacity he oversaw the release of LaTeX 2e. He is the editor of a series of publications on tools and techniques for computer typesetting.


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