Sonoma State University

Department of Economics

School of Business and Economics

TeX (pronounced "Tech") is a low level programming language aimed to typesetting documents. LaTeX (pronounced either "Lah-tech" or "Lay-tech") is a macro package used to produce professional looking and correctly typeset documents, in particular those with mathematical formulae.

The following files provide an introduction to LaTeX, and examples of an article and a presentation created in LaTeX.

Presentation TeX file: article

Presentation TeX file: slides

Presentation PDF file: article

Presentation PDF file: slides

The not so short introduction to LaTeX

Guide to Beamer (to make slide presentation in LaTeX)


The following files need to be downloaded in the same folder as the TeX files, if you want to create a DVI or PDF file from the TeX files above:


Latex Companion image

Latex Kopka image