Typesetting Tables with LaTeX

By Herbert Voss

Typesetting Tables with LaTeX
Paperback, 208 pages £19.99
Published: 31st January 2011
ISBN: 9781906860257
Format: 233mm x 177mm

Category: All Books, Computing

The LaTeX typesetting system is free, and runs on just about any operating system. It produces book-quality output, and is widely used for typesetting articles, books, mathematical works (at which it excels), directories, dictionaries, and other publications generated from databases.

This book shows you how to:

- Create just about any kind of table in LaTeX, from simple to extremely complex

- Use colour in tables

- Produce multi-page tables

- Use available LaTeX packages to simplify your work, with ready-to-run examples for each package

- Present your data in the most effective way

1. Introduction
2. Packages
3. Color in tables
4. Multi-page tables
5. Tips and tricks
6. Examples
7. Questions and answers

Intended audience

-Authors, especially in the fields of mathematics, engineering, sciences, statistics and economics, where LaTeX is widely used
-Colelge staff and students
-Database publishers, where precise table layout is important for effective data presentation
-Book and journal publishers

Herbert Voss studied electrical engineering in Hanover and Berlin, and has a Doctorate of Engineering in Power Electronics. He has been a high-school teacher of mathematics, physics and compputer science, and a lecturer at the Free University of Berlin. For several years he has been heavily involved in maintaining the PSTricks suite of tools for producing very high quality PostScript graphics with LaTeX.

Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 208 pages
ISBN: 9781906860257
Format: 233mm x 177mm

BISAC Code:  COM012000, COM062000
Imprint: UIT Cambridge

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