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LaTeX training offered by the library

Learn all concepts required to utilize the LaTeX Document preparation system through a series of two training sessions.  

Trainer : Benoit Hamel 

LaTeX 1 : Basic concepts 

A basic training session allowing you to master LaTeX - you will learn how to use all of the basic tools comprised within the system. This training session is a prerequisite to the following.  

Training outline 

  1. Presentation of TeX and LaTeX
  2. Basic concepts 
  3. Organisation of a document
  4. Appearance of text
  5. Presentation of the hecthese class

Duration : 2 hours (12 p.m. to 2 p.m.)


  • April 18th, in English, room 2.825 (CSC) 
  • May 17th, in French, room 2.825 (CSC) 
  • June 11th, in English, room 2.825 (CSC)

LaTeX 2 : Advanced concepts

An advanced training session covering concepts such as the advantages of using LaTeX over word processing software and its value within the context of scientific and technical writing. Prerequisite: have completed the LaTeX 1 training session. 

Training outline 

  1. Figures and tables
  2. Mathematics
  3. Bibliographies and citations
  4. Application within the context of HEC Montréal 

Duration : 2 hours (12 p.m. to 2 p.m.)


  • April 25th, in English, room 2.825 (CSC) 
  • May 24th, in French, room 2.825 (CSC) 
  • June18th, in English, room 2.825 (CSC)  

Registration is required. Send your name, ID, and program name to .

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