Please check the prerequisites in order to find out whether your system is supported. If your system is not yet supported: it is not too difficult to build MiKTeX. Please read the tutorial , if you want step-by-step guidance. The portable edition allows you to run MiKTeX from a portable storage device. Please note that there is no seperate installer. Just download the standard installer and rename it to miktex-portable.
Especially useful in printed books, an index is an alphabetical list of words and expressions with the pages of the book upon which they are to be found. LaTeX supports the creation of indices with its package makeidx , and its support program makeindex , called on some systems makeidx. To enable the indexing feature of LaTeX, the makeidx package must be loaded in the preamble with:. This should be done within the preamble, since it tells LaTeX to create the files needed for indexing. To tell LaTeX what to index, use. You enter the index commands at the points in the text that you want to be referenced in the index, likely near the reason for the key.
There are functions to add a table of contents, lists of tables and figures and also several packages that allow us to generate a bibliography. I will describe how to use bibtex and biblatex both external programs to create the bibliography. At first we have to create a. I will only give a simple example, since there are many tools to generate the entries automatically. I will not explain the structure of the file itself at this point, since i suggest using a bibtex generator choose one from google.
Articles on specific topics, talks, etc. In addition pointer to documentation in other languages usually developed and maintained by user groups is given. To find documentation that is available elsewhere on the net, visit the links page. Also, there's a whole page dedicated to books on LaTeX and related topics.