Installing and setting up LaTeX
Download and install TeX Live (~4GB) or MikTeX (~128MB). They include various typesetting engines and functional packages. MikTeX provides you minimal or customized installation if your PC has storage limitations.
Download and install TeXMaker, a free cross-platform LaTeX editor. There are others, but this is our preferred editor, and it is installed on all PC in the computer lab.
Download and install JabRef, a free cross-platform bibliography database for LaTeX users.
Using LaTeX in CanIL Computer Lab
LaTeX, TeXMaker and JabRef are installed on all PC in the computer lab.
When you run the launcher for the first time, you need to initiate TeX Live launcher by clicking a file here: P:\texlive\2021\tlaunch.exe.
Then click "Select default editor..." button, and select TeXMaker as your default editor.
After the configuration, you are ready to use LaTeX for your work.
CanIL_Style_Templates: This folder contains templates for presentation, research report, term paper, and thesis. In the future, there will be other templates designed for various courses.
TexMaker user documentation.
JabRef user documentation
TeX-LaTeX Exchange is a question and answer site for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems.
The Comprehensive TEX Archive Network (CTAN) is the central place for all kinds of material around TEX.