On Mon 25 Jul 2005 10:12, Karl Carlile wrote:
> What exactly is the function of LATEX. Is it used to polish up text files
> prodcued, by a simple text editor?
The principal use of LaTeX is to print mathematics,
although it is also widely used for documents using unusual fonts,
eg the next meeting of TUG (the TeX Users Group)
is being held in China.
(LaTeX is an interface to TeX, a typesetting system due to Knuth.)
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