45.9 LaTeX Minimal Document

To get started create a text document called hello.tex containing just:

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article}
\usepackage[british]{babel}
\usepackage{geometry}
\usepackage[parfill]{parskip}
\title{My Report}
\author{Kayon Toga\\Togaware Pty Ltd}
\date{\today}
\begin{document}
\maketitle{}
Hello world.
\end{document}

We utilise here the common , , and packages.

Turn this into a pdf document and view it with:

$ pdflatex hello.tex
$ evince hello.pdf

Now start filling the document with text.



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