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README for amstex-joy		                           2019/01/28

This distribution makes the full text of the most recent reprint of
the second edition of "The Joy of TeX" by Michael Spivak available
for the first time, as a pdf file: joyt2.pdf.  "Joy" is the user
documentation for AMS-TeX.  AMS-TeX is no longer supported by the AMS,
nor is it used by the AMS publishing program.

joyt2.pdf    - The Joy of TeX, second edition: A Gourmet guide to
               typesetting with the AMS-TeX macro package, by
               M. D. Spivak.  This is the final edition, printed with
               corrections by the American Mathematical Society in 2004.

The macro files comprising AMS-TeX can be found on CTAN at
The collection is also included in TeX Live.  It will be left on CTAN
to facilitate processing of legacy documents and as a historical
record of a pioneering TeX macro collection that played a key role in
popularizing TeX and revolutionizing mathematics publishing.

Any material in this guide may be reproduced or duplicated for
personal or educational use.


Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (3.8M).

joy-of-tex – User doc­u­men­ta­tion for the AMS- macro col­lec­tion

This dis­tri­bu­tion makes the full text of the most re­cent reprint of the sec­ond edi­tion of “The Joy of ” by Michael Spi­vak avail­able for the first time, as a pdf file: joyt2.pdf. “Joy” is the user doc­u­men­ta­tion for AMS-. (Please note that AMS- is no longer sup­ported by the AMS, nor is it used by the AMS pub­lish­ing pro­gram.)

joyt2.pdf — The Joy of , sec­ond edi­tion: A Gourmet guide to type­set­ting with the AMS- macro pack­age, by M. D. Spi­vak. This is the fi­nal edi­tion, printed with cor­rec­tions by the Amer­i­can Math­e­mat­i­cal So­ci­ety in 2004.

Any ma­te­rial in this guide may be re­pro­duced or du­pli­cated for per­sonal or ed­u­ca­tional use.

Ver­sion 2019-01-28
Li­censesNo Com­mer­cial Use
Copy­right1990 The Amer­i­can Math­e­mat­i­cal So­ci­ety
Main­tainerThe Amer­i­can Math­e­mat­i­cal So­ci­ety (in­ac­tive)
Con­tained inMiKTeX as joy-of-tex
TopicsMaths doc­u­men­ta­tion
See alsoamstex
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