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2024/2025

TeX and Typography

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
BI-TEX Z,ZK 4 2P+1C Czech
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Department of Theoretical Computer Science
Synopsis:

This course is presented in Czech.

This course gives basics of programming in TeX (plain TeX, ConTeXt, LaTeX, OpTeX, LuaTeX). Te second part of the course focuses on typographic rules.

Requirements:

No prerequisites.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Sources of information of TeX, priciples of TeX distributions.

2. Concept of LaTeX

3. Macros OPmac or OpTeX, ConTeXt

4. Successors of TeX: pdfTeX, XeTeX, LuaTeX.

5 Macro-language of TeX

6. Bacis information about internal algorithms of TeX.

7. Typesetting math in TeX.

8. Colors, pictures, TikZ and analogous software.

9. External software, support of Indexes, bibliographic citations.

10. history of typesetting.

11. Font classification from historical point of view.

12. Principles of fonts, OpenType and others.

13. Micro-typographical rules of typography.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Excersises follow the lectures.

Study Objective:
Study materials:

Olšák, P.: TeX pro pragmatiky [dostupné na WWW, kniha vyjde začátkem roku 2015].

Olšák, P.: TeXbook naruby, Konvoj, 2001 [dostupné také na WWW].

Petr Olšák: seriál o TeXu. Dostupné z: http://www.abclinuxu.cz/serialy/tex

Note:
Further information:
https://petr.olsak.net/typotex.html
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