Using LaTeX

This page gives general information about using LaTeX in the Department.


All public Windows PCs have MiKTeX version 2.9 and the latest version of TeXworks, our recommended editor. We also have TeXnicCenter 1.0 Stable installed on all Lab PCs.

Configuring spell-checking in TeXworks

- Start TeXworks
- Go to Edit -> Spelling and check English-UnitedKingdom (en_GB) so that it looks like this:

GB spelling in TeXworks

Configuring TeXnicCenter

If you use TeXnicCenter rather than TeXworks first time you use TeXnicCenter you will need to make some small configuration changes. See here for instructions.

Other information

Using TeXLive for Linux users.