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LaTeX Beginners Guide by Stefan Kottwitz

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Time for action – adding a dedication and an appendix

Our book shall begin with a dedication. The front matter shall consist of the table of contents, lists of tables and figures, and a dedication. All the pages of the front matter shall be numbered with Roman letters. Finally, we add an appendix providing supplementary proofs which we like to present outside the main chapters:

  1. Create a file dedication.tex:
    \chapter{Dedication}
    This book is dedicated to one of the greatest mathematicians of
    all time: Carl Friedrich Gauss. Without him, this book wouldn't
    have been possible.
  2. Create a file proofs.tex:
    \chapter{Proofs}
    ...
  3. Extend the main file equation.tex by the highlighted lines:
    \documentclass{book}
    \input{preamble}
    \begin{document}
    \frontmatter
    \include{dedication} ...

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