On all Linux computers of the faculty, the LaTeX distribution TexLive is installed. In addition, a number of further LaTeX classes are availabale, which are described here.
Letters and announcements in the new corporate design 2019
The class math-brief-2019 can be used to write letters with the new, official faculty letter head. An example letter describing all options can be found on each computer at the path
To produce announcements and posters, the class math-aushang-2019 can be used. An example with explanations can be found at
Letters and announcements in the old corporate design 2008
The class math-brief can be used to write letters with the old official faculty letter head. An example letter describing all options can be found on each computer at the path
There ist also a class math-neutral for a letter without address, just with the university logo and possibly the sender address. An example of its usage can be found at
To produce announcements and posters, the class math-aushang can be used. An example is available at
The Euro sign can be made available with the package marvosym. If you put
into the header of your LaTeX file, you can enter the Euro sign as \EUR.
LaTeX and UTF-8 encoding
All computers of the faculty use UTF-8 font encoding by default. UTF-8 encoded LaTeX source files containing non-ASCII characters like Umlaute can be processed directly with LaTeX, if the following option is added to the header:
This avoids having to write \"a for ä, etc. In a similar way, support for files encoded in ISO latin1 or othe encodings can be added.
The support for other languages is described here.