[lug] Demo ideas for next meeting

Dhruva B. Reddy sledgehammer2010 at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 5 12:05:09 MST 2001

I agree.  I have found a great many samples/templates on the web.  I would love
to see your samples.


On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 11:10:57AM -0700, quoth Ed Hill:
> Hi Dhruva,
> I've been using \LaTeX since the early '90s and would be
> happy to provide some example documents.  I think LaTeX
> is much easier for beginners if they are given some
> example files so (letters, articles, etc.) they can treat
> them like templates...
> Ed
> ps - It used to be difficult to produce good-looking
>      PDFs with LaTeX/dvips but using recent tetex
>      packages and ghostscript v7.0x:
>        http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/
>      does a *beautiful* job.  The commands are:
>        latex filename
>        dvips -Ppdf -G0 filename
>        ps2pdf filename.ps
>      and *bang* you have a great-looking typeset PDF
>      to share on the web.  ;-)
> Dhruva Reddy wrote:
> >Well, I just discovered LaTeX, and am shocked at how
> >easy it is to crank out professional-looking documents
> >with it.  If there are enough people who have heard of
> >it, but never sat down to play with it, I would be
> >willing to talk about it.
> >
> -- 

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