How to use Texmaker and Overleaf to edit LaTeX markup and create beautiful documents.
How to install Texmaker and the LaTeX distribution MiKTeX.
How to set up the preamble for a LaTeX project.
How to create a title page.
How to create different sections and chapters in LaTeX.
How to add figures in LaTeX.
How to create lists and tables.
How to typeset mathematics properly using LaTeX
How to build a database of sources using Mendeley reference manager.
How to cite a reference in LaTeX and create a list of references.
How to create a professional CV using LaTex with an Overleaf template
Be able to use a personal computer.
This course allows the student to be equipped with all the knowledge necessary to start using LaTeX as a professional typesetting tool. The course covers all the concepts needed by an individual for the use of LaTeX in the professional as well as academic environment.
The course follows a natural flow, starting from the installation of the appropriate LaTeX distribution and editor, to the creation of an advanced document. The use of Mendeley as a reference manager and Overleaf as an online collaborative LaTeX editor is also highlighted.
Who this course is for:
Professionals looking to create documents of premium quality.
Students looking to create a professional and standout thesis or report.
Researchers writing articles for academic journals.
Writers planning on typesetting a book for publication.
6 sections • 26 lectures • 2h 7m total length
Installing MiKTeX and Texmaker
Analysis of my first document in LaTeX
Creating a simple document in LaTeX
Adding a list to your LaTeX document
Using Mendeley to create your .bib file
Citations in LaTeX
Overleaf: a cloud-based LaTeX editor
Document set-up (document class)
Document set-up (language, math and font)
Document set-up (references and graphics)
Document set-up (additional packages)
The title page
The main document
Chapter 2 (adding a figure)
Chapter 3 (lists and the align environment)
Chapter 3 (adding a table)
Bibliography and appendix
Completing your LaTeX document
Writing a CV using LaTeX with an Overleaf template
Foster Lubbe holds undergraduate degrees in Physics and Engineering, as well as a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering. In his thesis he focused on the application of Gaussian process regression to renewable energy data modelling. He is currently a PhD student in the field of renewable energy. Before commencing with full-time PhD studies, he was a part-time lecturer teaching undergraduate engineering courses.