3.1. Creating a LaTeX Document

3.1.1. Basic Document Setup

The document is setup like this:




The preamble

This is the body of the document

Body of the document

Inline maths $(x+1)$

Inline maths

Display maths $$(x+1)$$

Display (centred on it’s own line) maths

Line 1. \\
Line 2.

New line

3.1.2. Files

There are five files created, the two most important ones are in bold (.pdf and .tex)

  • filename.aux

  • filename.txt

  • filename.pdf (output)

  • filename.synctex.gz

  • filename.tex (latex command file)