LaTeX is a text markup language created in 1985.

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LaTeX (IPA: , LAH-tekh, also pronounced as , LAY-tekh, a shortening of Lamport TeX) is a document preparation system. When writing, the writer uses plain text as opposed to the formatted text found in WYSIWYG word processors like Microsoft Word, LibreOffice Writer and Apple Pages. The writer uses markup tagging conventions to define the general structure of a document (such as article, book, and letter), to stylise text throughout a document (such as bold and italics), and to add citations and cross-references. Read more on Wikipedia...

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- PLDB has 2 documentation sites for LaTeX: www.latex-project.org, devdocs.io
- LaTeX first developed in https://www.latex-project.org/about/team/
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- latex-project.org was registered in 1998
- See also: (14 related languages)Tex, PDF, XML, CSS, HTML, XeTeX, Solaris, FreeBSD, Linux, PostScript, LyX, Perl, Unix, BibTeX
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Example from hello-world:

```
\documentclass{article}
\begin{document}
Hello World
\end{document}
```

Example from the Hello World Collection:

```
% Hello World! in LaTeX
\documentclass{article}
\begin{document}
Hello World!
\end{document}
```

Example from Wikipedia:

```
\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\title{\LaTeX}
\begin{document}
\maketitle
\LaTeX{} is a document preparation system for
the \TeX{} typesetting program. It offers
programmable desktop publishing features and
extensive facilities for automating most
aspects of typesetting and desktop publishing,
including numbering and cross-referencing,
tables and figures, page layout,
bibliographies, and much more. \LaTeX{} was
originally written in 1984 by Leslie Lamport
and has become the dominant method for using
\TeX; few people write in plain \TeX{} anymore.
The current version is \LaTeXe.
% This is a comment, not shown in final output.
% The following shows typesetting power of LaTeX:
\begin{align}
E_0 &= mc^2 \\
E &= \frac{mc^2}{\sqrt{1-\frac{v^2}{c^2}}}
\end{align}
\end{document}
```

Feature | Supported | Token | Example |
---|---|---|---|

Line Comments | âœ“ | % | % A comment |

Comments | âœ“ | ||

Case Insensitive Identifiers | X | ||

Semantic Indentation | X | ||

MultiLine Comments | X |

title | authors | year | publisher |
---|---|---|---|

More Math Into LaTeX | GrÃ¤tzer, George | 2016 | Springer |

LaTeX Cookbook | Kottwitz, Stefan | 2015 | Packt Publishing |

Guide to LaTeX (4th Edition) | Kopka, Helmut and Daly, Patrick W. | 2003 | Addison-Wesley Professional |

LaTeX in 24 Hours: A Practical Guide for Scientific Writing | Datta, Dilip | 2017 | Springer |

LaTeX Cookbook | Stefan Kottwitz | 28-10-2015 | Packt Publishing |

Advanced LaTeX in Academia | Marco Ã–chsner; Andreas Ã–chsner | 20220131 | Springer Nature |

More Math Into LaTeX | GrÃ¤tzer, George (author.) | Springer International Publishing : | |

Latex In 24 Hours: A Practical Guide For Scientific Writing | Datta, Dilip (author.) | Springer International Publishing : |

title | authors | year | citations | influentialCitations |
---|---|---|---|---|

An integrated platform for intuitive mathematical programming modeling using LaTeX | Charalampos P. Triantafyllidis and L. Papageorgiou | 2018 | 3 | 1 |

Development and Regression Modeling of Dirt Resistive Latex FaÃ§ade Paint | Sheraz Ahmed Qureshi and A. Shafeeq and A. Ijaz and Muhammad Moeen Butt | 2019 | 2 | 0 |

Development of a generator of practical tasks in higher mathematics using the Microsoft Office suite and LaTeX digital typesetting system | S. Mukhanov and A. Arkhangelsky and A. Mukhanova | 2019 | 1 | 0 |

Development and Statistical Modeling of Dirt Resistive Latex FaÃ§ade Paint | Sheraz Ahmad Qureshi and A. Shafeeq and A. Ijaz and Muhammad Moeen Butt | 2019 | 1 | 0 |

Reproducible Science with LaTeX | H. Bar and HaiYing Wang | 2020 | 1 | 0 |