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The Software and Knowledge Engineering Research Group would like to invite people who are interested in LaTex to attend a hands-on practical training workshop on LaTeX presented by Ms. Arwa Alabdulkarim from King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), that will take place on Sep 24, 2012 12-3pm.
Workshop Description:
LaTeX is used by researchers and academics to produce technical and scientific documents. The purpose of "LaTeX in Short" workshop is to introduce document writing using LaTeX. This workshop also includes installation tips and other useful tools. The workshop will include exercises to give a better understanding on how to use LaTeX.

Workshop Outline:

  • Introduction
  • what is LaTeX?
  • LaTeX Structure
  • Document structure and classes
  • packages
  • How to simply write a document
  • Making a title
  • Sectioning
  • TOC, TOF ...ETC
  • Getting started
  • Basics
  • Commands, options, parameters and special characters
  • spaces, and line breaks
  • Representing Data
  • Equations
  • Tables
  • Floats
  • Figures
  • Including Images
  • comments
  • Referencing
  • Citing
  • Extras
  • LaTeX  Editors
  • MiKTeX installation tipsand other powerful tools
  • Beamer Class/ and displaying an animation trick using class beamer.

Dates and Schedule:
The workshop will last three hours starting 12 pm on Monday Sep 24th until 3pm in Lab 1
Registration is closed.

Download workshop materials

King Saud University, Malaz Campus
Building 20, Lab 1