Lecturer: Vince Knight

Office: M1.30

email: [email protected]

Office hours: Thursday 1300-1500

# What was in this lab sheet

• The basics of LaTeX

# How to include code in LaTeX

There are a number of ways to include code in LaTeX, one of the nicest ways is to use the minted package. See the example coursework for how this is done.

# Floating figures in LaTeX

When using floats (for figures and tables) sometimes they are not in the specified position in the final pdf. This is a blog post I wrote a while ago explaining why and what to do about it: http://drvinceknight.blogspot.co.uk/2013/12/explaining-floats-in-latex.html

# Good writing guidelines

There are many guidelines and important considerations to take in to account when writing mathematics. Here is a good short summary: https://zdaugherty.ccnysites.cuny.edu/teaching/Su-Guidelines_for_Good_Mathematical_Writing.pdf

Some specific points: