Formatting Information is a beginner’s guide to typesetting with LaTeX. Expertly written by Peter Flynn, this document does not assume any prior knowledge.
Tobias Oetiker teaches you how to write texts so that they can be processed by LaTeX. The scope of this introduction is sufficient to cover most applications of LaTeX.
www.ctan.org (PDF file, 2.2 Mb)
Why even bother with LaTeX? Andrew Roberts explains why learning LaTeX might be worth the hassle after all.
“The word processor is a stupid and inefficient tool for preparing text for communication with others.” Allin Cottrell outlines the comparative benefits of using LaTeX.
“Most of us have used word processors for so long we have ignored other writing tools that offer real benefits.” Let Kevin O’Malley take you on a tour of LaTeX for Mac OS X.
www.macdevcenter.com Part 1, Part 2