Getting started with LaTeX on a Mac

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This document is intended to get you started with [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaTeX LaTeX] on a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OS_X Macintosh OS X] computer as quickly as possible. There are many alternative ways. Here I picked what seemed simplest and fastest.
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This document is intended to get you started with [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaTeX LaTeX] on a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OS_X Macintosh OS X] computer as quickly as possible. There are many alternative ways. Here I picked what seemed simplest and fastest. It is difficult to estimate the overall time required because of varying download and installation times. However, your hands-on time should be well below 30 minutes.

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This document is intended to get you started with LaTeX on a Macintosh OS X computer as quickly as possible. There are many alternative ways. Here I picked what seemed simplest and fastest. It is difficult to estimate the overall time required because of varying download and installation times. However, your hands-on time should be well below 30 minutes.


Step 1: Get the LaTeX environment

Step 2: Get a LaTeX editor

See also

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