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LaTeX example

\documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} 
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\author{I. H. Witten and D. Bainbridge} 
\title{Welcome example} 
\date{10 August 2001}

\begin{document} 

\maketitle 
\section{Introduction}

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Welcome, Haere mai, Wilkommen, Bienvenue, Akw\"aba

\section{Syntax}

LaTeX syntax is a little bit like RTF. It uses the $\backslash$
character for special formatting commands: what you 
see as the end result is certainly \emph{not} what you type.  One 
important difference from RTF is that it is designed to be generated 
by people, not automatically generated by computer.  This means that 
a written file can be more liberal with  its  use    of white    space 
and this does not affect the overall prose. 
If you really need extra spaces you need to do it \ \ like \ \ this.

Special symbols include: \{ \} \%  \_ \# \&.
Speech marks are done ``like this''.

A blank line is used to separate paragraphs. It supports all the
usual document structures: 
\begin{itemize}
\item bullet point list
\item enumerated list
\item tables and figures
\item drawn graphics
\item \ldots
\end{itemize}

In particular Latex has a powerful maths mode capable of expressing
complex equations. A rudimentary example is:
\begin{displaymath}
x \geq \sum_{i=0}^{\infty}\frac{1}{i^2\pi}
\end{displaymath}

\end{document}

Figure 4.24a: LaTeX example; LaTeX source document