TeX and LaTeX


TeX and LaTeX are powerful batch formatting and typesetting programs. TeX and LaTeX produce output in device-independent file (DVI) format. These dvi files are usually converted to PostScript format before printing.

DVI and PostScript Utilities

dvips - convert dvi to PostScript
gv - view PostScript files
xdvi - view dvi files
xtex - an interface to all these utilities

University of Iowa Thesis

For help writing a thesis in LaTeX, see Writing a UI PhD Thesis in LaTeX 2e.

Other TeX and LaTeX Resources

TeX Frequently Asked Questions
Comprehensive TeX Archive Network