Physics at High Point University

installing latex

Mac OS X:               MacTeX at http://www.tug.org/mactex. Both TeXWorks and

TeXShop editors come with MacTeX.

Windows:                MikTeX or TeX Live; both come with the TeXWorks editor.

Another popular editor is TeXnicCenter. Install MikTeX or

TeX Live before installing TeXnicCenter.

Linux:                       TeXLive at http://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html

software

packages

revtex4-1 -- This package is required for submitting articles to APS and AIP publications such as Physical Review or American Journal of Physics.

HPU templates

SHORT PAPER

paper-template.zip -- This is a paper on High Speed Video Analysis of a Cantilever that you should use as an example when you are writing a paper for physics classes at HPU. It follows the AJP guidelines and style for a preprint submitted to The American Journal of Physics. It requires the revtex4-1 package which is included in the zip file..

paper-template.pdf -- This is the pdf produced by paper-template.tex.

paper-template.tex -- This is the paper-template tex file. It won’t compile without the images. They are contained in the zip file.

SAMPLE FILE

sample-latex.zip -- A zip archive with a sample LaTeX document. This simple document demonstrates commands for section headings, boldfaced font, italics, equations, tables, and images. It was originally written by Harvey Gould to help authors of articles submitted to the American Journal of Physics. Unzip the archive and open the .tex document with your LaTeX editor. Compile it with pdftex. Here is Harvey Gould’s original file.

sample-latex.pdf -- The PDF produced by sample-file.tex.

sample-latex.tex -- You will need the images in order to compile this document.

POSTER

poster-template.zip -- A zip archive with a sample poster.

AJP Introduction to LaTeX -- American Journal of Physics Introduction to LaTeX. An introduction to LaTeX for submitting an article to the American Journal of Physics.

short-math-guide.pdf -- Short Math Guide for LaTeX.  A brief guide to mathematical markup in LaTeX by Michael Downes, American Mathematical Society.

short-guide.pdf  -- The (Not So) Short Introduction to LaTeX2e. A beginner's tutorial that can be completed in less than two hours.

epslatex.pdf -- Using Imported Graphics in LaTeX and pdfLaTeX.  Do almost anything you need to do with graphics.

Getting to grips with LaTeX -- A collection of online tutorials. It's especially useful for tables and other markup.

Guides