TeX Users Group

Spring 1996 Course Schedule



Beginning/Intermediate TeX; (dates to announced)

For those with little or no exposure to TeX we offer a practical, yet intensive introduction. It will comprise of equal parts lecture and laboratory sessions, including practical exercises for each object of study. Topics covered will include modification of line spacing, line breaking, specification of fonts, paragraph shapes, complex interaction between glues and boxes, mathematics, tables, and an introduction to macro writing.

Intensive Course in LaTeX; (dates to be announced)

Intensive LaTeX2e course for those with limited or no previous exposure to TeX and LaTeX. It will comprise of equal parts lecture and laboratory sessions, including practical exercises for each object of study. Topics covered include paragraphs, footnotes, lists, tabular, tables, figures, cross references, splitting input, page styles, comparison of classes, defining new commands and environments, bibliography handling, relationship of TeX and LaTeX, and handling of error messages.

Modifying LaTeX Document Classes; (dates to be announced)

This course will begin with a review of LaTeX fundamentals and an introduction to the structure of document classes. You will learn what is involved in creating some basic document classes. Approaches to the most commonly desired changes for document classes will be examined. Students should bring one or two projects to be completed during the course.

All courses will be taught in San Francisco


For additional information contact:
TeX Users Group
1850 Union Street #1637
San Francisco CA 94123
email: tug@tug.org
Phone: (415) 982 8449
FAX: (415) 982 8559