TeX and LaTeX

Last Updated: 04/03/2017


LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system based on TeX; it includes features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation. LaTeX is the de facto standard for the communication and publication of scientific documents, and is available as free software.


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Note: Online/collaborative LaTeX editor services like ShareLaTeX and writeLaTeX are also available, but are subject to the same privacy concerns as all cloud services.


Thesis Class

LaTeX macro package for dissertations conforming to C.U. Grad School formatting specifications

Documentation and support

The Internet provides numerous websites and tutorials with details about LaTeX. For a start, just search for "latex tutorial" or "latex symbol". If you can't find the answer, consult the Site Licensing office, sitelic@colorado.edu.