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This means not simply that you end up with satisfactory figures in your printed output, but also that you end up with a computer file that the publisher can read and manipulate. This might be a TEX or LATEX file that has PostScript input commands and an accompanying PostScript file for each figure. Or it might be a PostScript file for each chapter, which includes all the text and all the graphics for that chapter. Most publishers can handle PostScript files. Many (but not all) publishers can process a TEX file with suitable “include” commands for PostScript graphics files.

One advantage of these notations is that they are oriented: the user can tell the left delimiter from the right; this fact will presumably help to reduce errors, and help to find them when they occur. Mathematical Symbols: Many different technical symbols are used in mathematics. See also Appendices III, VII, and VIII. The TEX commands for these symbols are mostly straightforward to learn. The following chart will get you well on your way to typesetting mathematics. TEX Code Typeset Result \alpha \beta α β ...

7in} You can see the explicit role of the \special command in this example. The command isoscale is one of several choices in BCTEX, indicating the scaling method (isotropic or non-isotropic) that one wishes to use. 7in denote the horizontal and vertical sizes of the figure. The usual remarks about positioning the figure on the page still apply. 21 MikTEX has a useful dvips utility, flexible tools for handling graphics, and many other helpful add-ons. html 21 OzT Created by EX is a package available online for Macs.

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