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"She believed she could, so she did." - R.S. Grey
"She believed she could, so she did." - R.S. Grey

The Latex Graphics Companion: Illustrating Documents With Tex and Postscript

By Frank SebastianMittelbach
Book Details
  • Author: Frank SebastianMittelbach
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Published: 1997-03-01
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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