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This page provides an overview of 9 articles related to 'latex', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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LaTeX is a document markup language and document preparation system for the TeX typesetting program. Within the typesetting system, its name is styled as . The term LaTeX refers only to the language in which documents are written, not to the editor used to write those documents. In order to create a document in LaTeX, a .tex file must be created using some form of text editor. While most text editors can be used to create a LaTeX document, a number of editors have been created specifically for working with LaTeX. LaTeX is widely used in academia. As a primary or intermediate format (translating DocBook and other XML-based formats to PDF), LaTeX is used because of the high quality of typesetting achievable by TeX. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: LaTeX)

Key statistics

Metadata related to 'latex' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'latex': 9 (0.5% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'latex' across all Ariadne articles: 41
  • Average number of references to 'latex' per Ariadne article: 4.56
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'latex': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'latex': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'latex':

  1. judith wusteman (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. david houghton (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. martin hamilton (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. john maccoll (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Characterising and Preserving Digital Repositories: File Format Profiles

Steve Hitchcock and David Tarrant show how file format profiles, the starting point for preservation plans and actions, can also be used to reveal the fingerprints of emerging types of institutional repositories.

January 2011, issue66, feature article

Displaying SGML Documents on the World Wide Web

David Houghton discusses a method by which documents marked up using Standard Generalised Markup Language (SGML) can be used to generate a database for use in conjunction with the World Wide Web.

November 1996, issue6, tooled up

Formats for the Electronic Library

Judith Wusteman describes the document formats used in electronic serials.

March 1997, issue8, feature article

From the Trenches: HTML, Which Version?

In From the Trenches, a regular column which delves into the more technical aspects of networking and the World Wide Web, Jon Knight, programmer and a member of the ROADS team, takes a look at the causes of good and bad HTML and explains what tags we should be marking up Web pages with.

January 1996, issue1, tooled up

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

July 2006, issue48, news and events

OMNI-Corner: Meeting the Visible Human

Sue Welsh reports from the Visible Human Project Conference of October 1996, an event that brought together many of the people involved with one of the most high profile Internet-based medical resources.

November 1996, issue6, regular column

Setting up an Institutional E-Print Archive

Stephen Pinfield, Mike Gardner, and John MacColl with some practical advice on setting up an e-print archive.

April 2002, issue31, feature article

The ExamNet Project at De Montfort University

David James Houghton introduces the ExamNet Project, which offers access to past De Montfort University examination papers in electronic form.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

Wire: Interview Via Email With Jon Knight and Martin Hamilton

In this interview we question Knight and Martin Hamilton and present their replies.

May 1997, issue9, regular column

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