- LATEX is a layout or typesetting system, which helps to produce documents
with the high typographic quality of a good book. It's special strength is
the setting of complicated mathematical formulas and the handling of large
- Basic idea: The author cares about the content and logical structure of the
document. The layout is done by the LATEX system in accordance with
predefined style definitions.
- LATEX is freely available in the internet for all relevant operating
Peter Junglas 15.5.2000