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Re: Book quality layout in vers 4 (towards Quark)

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  • Subject: [mg24242] Re: Book quality layout in vers 4 (towards Quark)
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2000 15:22:06 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <8jrd8l$e2r@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

you hit the fase news group, this is the news group about
computer algebra not typesetting. The correct news group is

comp.text.tex

xinwei wrote:
> 
> How do I create footnotes?

\footnote{Here is a foot note.}

> How do I create table of contents?

\tableofcontents

> Where can I find a good template for a book or dissertation?

ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/macros

> Is it possible to layout text flowing around an embedded graphic cell?

\usepackage{floatflt}

> 
> (Trying to avoid exporting to TeX or to Quark 4 + its math typeset ;)

Ups -- Mathematica notebooks have no footnotes, 
a small program that scan all Cell[_,"Section"], Cell[_"Subsection"]
will create a table of contents but with out page numbers 
very useful;-) but it may setup hyperlinks.
(A a page number is generated only for the print out environment
and in the notebook itself is no reference to the actual 
"page number" in it is hidden in the PrintOptions[] as Counter["Page"]
and you can't find out from a Cell[] on what page it is printed.)


You can make a inline graphics cell

Cell[TextData[{
  "Here is a text with a figure ",
  Cell[GraphicsData["PostScript", "\<\
%!
%%Creator: Mathematica
%%AspectRatio: .61803 
MathPictureStart
...
% End of Graphics
MathPictureEnd
\
\>"], "Graphics",
    ImageSize->{288, 177.938},
    ImageMargins->{{0, 0}, {0, 0}},
    ImageRegion->{{0, 1}, {0, 1}}]
}], "Text"]

But a cell is equivalent to the horizontal mode of TeX and
so there will be no flow arround.

I have seen d PhD thesis written in notebook format and
it looks very lousy (it was a Math 3.0 notebook). 
Paul Abott may help you because he was the super 
visor of the PhD thesis.

You may look at the publicon site of wri

http://www.wolfram.com/products/publicon/

the Style sheets will work with minor
modifications with Mathematica.

Since you must edit the exported TeX file it is
much better to use TeX from the beginning and
insert some nice figures and TeXForm[]s 

TeX macros are more easy than to create and handle
50-200 style box types.

Regards
  Jens


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