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Lamport TeX, or LaTeX is one of the formats which are almost universally used in publishing houses today. The sustem edition features additional styles and functions, improved font handling, and enhanced graphics capabilities.

LaTeX – A document preparation system

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Published July 10th by Addison Wesley first published October Abiword was available, but wasn’t really stable and StarOffice the software which would eventually become LibreOffice was very slow and used inordinate amounts of memory.

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