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LaTeX Beginners Guide by Stefan Kottwitz

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Time for action – listing LaTeX packages

We shall create a list of packages that we got to know in the previous chapter:

  1. Begin a new document and enter the following code:
    \documentclass{article}
    \begin{document}
    \section*{Useful packages}
    LaTeX provides several packages for designing the layout:
    \begin{itemize}
      \item geometry
      \item typearea
      \item fancyhdr
      \item scrpage2
      \item setspace
    \end{itemize}
     \end{document}
  2. Typeset and have a look at the output:
    Time for action – listing LaTeX packages

What just happened?

It was not necessary to load any package. We began with a heading followed by some text. For the actual list, we used an environment called itemize. As we know about environments, ...

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