Getting started

Getting started with LaTeX is not always easy, so I give you some hints and documents that might be of help and provide a good overview:

Besides, it is advisable to use document classes which are easily configurable by means of options in order to adjust the appearance of the final product to your needs. I recommend Memoir (which I am not acquainted with) and KOMA-Script which is probably the most used bundle of document classes in the German speaking areas. This may be so not least because of the excellent documentation that is also available in English (scrguien)—it's a must read!

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