The Jolly Writer

Do you wish to write beautiful scientific documents with GNU TeXmacs? Then be guided by The Jolly Writer on your way to mastering the secrets of elegant layout and mathematical typography.

The book covers the main features of the latest version of TeXmacs: its wysiwyg user interface, mathematics, tables, professional typography, technical pictures, laptop presentations, structured editing, interfaces to systems for symbolic and numeric computations, customizable style sheets, the versioning tool, and much more.

The primary aim of The Jolly Writer is to guide you through this world of possibilities. While hacking your way through the jungle of style tags, keyboard shortcuts, mathematical homoglyphs, hanging punctuation, structured insertions, morphing animations, among others, you will slowly but surely unravel their mysteries and deeper why. At the end of the road, maybe you will become a jolly writer yourself.

Book details

Title: The Jolly Writer
Subtitle: Your Guide to GNU TeXmacs
Author: Joris van der Hoeven
Publisher: Scypress, Chevreuse, France
Language: English
Edition: first, august 2020
Format: hard cover
Pages: 272, full color
Size: 17.5cm×24.6cm×1.7cm
Weight: 780g
ISBN: 978-2-9572100-0-8
Price: 49 €

Extract: table of contents and a few sample pages