# TeX and LaTeX

### TeX Live:

- a comprehensive TeX system — TeX Live 2014 (25 May, 2014)
*is the current release* - Macintosh OS X:
- MacTeX: TeX Live for Mac OS X
- The TeX on Mac wiki

- MS Windows:
- TeXLive: TeX Live for Windows
- The MikTeX home page

### Comprehensive TeX Archive Network (CTAN):

### Conference Posters with LaTeX:

An ASU Poster theme for Beamer.

- Download beamerthemeASU.sty. Unzip and put the style file in the folder with your poster's LaTeX file.
- Download the ASU logo from University Communications Virtual Toolbox (requires ASU login).

Choose "CMYK (White and Gold)"; the file is "ASUbird_logo_whiteandgoldbird_address_CMYK.eps"

Rename the file to "ASU_logo.eps" and put it in the folder with your beamerthemeASU.sty. (pdfLaTeX will automatically generate a pdf version of the logo.) - A Sample Poster template (Unzip, add the 'sty' and logo files, then run LaTeX.)
- View sample posters from the template:
- ASU Gold Background [pdf]
- White Background [pdf]
- View a conference poster presented at INFORMS, 3/2012, made with the ASU theme.

### Small Business Card with Embedded QR Code vCard

- A LaTeX template for a small business card that contains a QR code image for a vCard
- A sample card made with the template
- Many pdf display programs dither the image making it look fuzzy; use Adobe Reader to avoid dithering

### Documents and Help:

- AMS-LaTeX Reference Card [pdf]
- TeX Reference Card [pdf]
- Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List [pdf]
- "An essential guide to LaTeX 2ε usage: Obsolete commands and packages" by Trettin & Fenn [pdf]
- "Getting started with LaTeX" [pdf]
- "Math Into LaTeX" by George Gratzer [pdf]
- Online Tutorial by the India TUG
- LaTeX Brochure [pdf]
- University of Cambridge's Text Processing using LaTeX
- NASA's Hypertext Help with LaTeX

### Using LaTeX in your own web pages:

- Math Sciences MathJax page (for mathsci2 hosted web pages)
- Note:
*MathJax doesn't work in AsULearn, ASU's Drupal implementation. (There are several methods for incorporating LaTeX in Drupal, but ASU hasn't implemented any of them. Test: \[x^2\].)*

### Links on our Student web pages

## CONTACT

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**Department Chairperson**

Dr. Eric Marland

marlandes@appstate.edu

**Assistant Chairperson**

Dr. Rick Klima

klimare@appstate.edu