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Writing a Series

This is an excerpt of the book “Better Books with LaTeX.” The book comes with a LaTeX template you can use to easily create your own books. — As you have learned by now, LaTeX documents are projects consisting of a whole folder of files as opposed to everything being in a single file such as with Word documents. …

Publishing on Google Play

This is an excerpt of the book “Better Books with LaTeX.” The book comes with a LaTeX template you can use to easily create your own books. — While Amazon KDP is the current market leader, it might be worthwhile to also publish a book on other platforms. One alternative is Google Play where people …

How to Create Cover Graphics

This is an excerpt of the book “Better Books with LaTeX.” The book comes with a LaTeX template you can use to easily create your own books. — Cover graphics are separate from the LaTeX project. You can neither create a cover graphic in LaTeX nor include it in your project. Instead, you need to use an external program …

Publishing on Amazon KDP

This is an excerpt of the book “Better Books with LaTeX.” The book comes with a LaTeX template you can use to easily create your own books. — Publishing on Amazon KDP is relatively straightforward once you have the MOBI file (for the e-book release, see Chapter 9), or the PDF file (for the print release, …

Polishing for E-book Release

This is an excerpt of the book “Better Books with LaTeX.” The book comes with a LaTeX template you can use to easily create your own books. — Polishing for an e-book release is significantly easier than for a PDF print release. This is because the reading software or device where your book is displayed …

Polishing for Print

This is an excerpt of the book “Better Books with LaTeX.” The book comes with a LaTeX template you can use to easily create your own books. — While using LaTeX can save you a lot of time by automatically formatting each page, it has its limits. For example, you might end up finishing a section or …

Template Management

This is an excerpt of the book “Better Books with LaTeX.” The book comes with a LaTeX template you can use to easily create your own books. — Previously, we have covered mainly the chapter folder main, the front folder, and the back folder. Now we will discuss those folders again in more detail and go through the remaining folders. …

Index Creation

This is an excerpt of the book “Better Books with LaTeX.” The book comes with a LaTeX template you can use to easily create your own books. — As opposed to their electronic counterparts, printed books do not have a search functionality to find specific words in the text. Instead, they have an index at …

Bibliography and Citations

This is an excerpt of the book “Better Books with LaTeX.” The book comes with a LaTeX template you can use to easily create your own books. — Science is a collaborative enterprise spanning the generations. When it allows us to see the far side of some new horizon, we remember those who prepared the …