LaTeX: Math into LaTeX Short Course

The file mil.pdf provides an introduction to LaTeX: Math into LaTeX Short Course based on the book Math into LaTeX An Introduction to LaTeX and AMS-LaTeX by George Gratzer, published by Birkhauser Boston, ISBN 0-8176-3805-9.

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The following parts are reproduced from the book:
  1. Short contents
  2. Contents
  3. List of tables
  4. List of figures
  5. Preface
  6. Introduction
  7. Part I, A short course
  8. Appendix A, Math symbol tables
  9. Appendix B, Text symbol tables
  10. Afterword
In addition, there is an Index but it is not the full index for the whole book but the index for the parts reproduced here.

Please note that this material is copyrighted by Birkhauser Boston; the copyright information and isbn number is on page 4 of mil.pdf.
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So in the preparation of the pdf file, this font was changed to Courier. As a result, some lines are slightly longer than desirable. To retain compatibility with the original book, these lines were not edited.

Some pages on the Macintosh do not read correctly on the computer monitor; it seems then preferable to read the printed version of mil.pdf. If the System file contains only Adobe licensed fonts, all the significant problems go away.

The subdirectory templates contains the templates and sample documents for Part I of the book.

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