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Images to be added soon
     posted by djames, Tue 05 Apr 2016 09:57:03 PM UTC

I've obtained a physical copy of the book, so hopefully I can get started on implementing the code to display images where they are in the original version. I plan to backport the code from the Chinese version of the book, available here

Migrated to Git
     posted by djames, Thu 31 Mar 2016 06:55:28 AM UTC

The project has been migrated from CVS to Git. All future changes will be submitted to the Git repository.

Chinese translation of TeX for the Impatient
     posted by karl, Fri 17 Oct 2014 10:36:34 PM UTC

Zou Hu (thank you!) has completed a Chinese translation of TFTI (starting from earlier work by others).  The sources are available from and a PDF is at ...

original drawings available
     posted by karl, Thu 27 Jan 2011 10:19:25 PM UTC

The original artwork by Kathryn Hargreaves included in the printed book of TeX for the Impatient is now available in the CVS repository (under the same license as the book itself, GFDLv1.2-or-later).  Thanks to William Adams for doing the scanning.

Updates to the book source to incorporate these images would be very welcome.

French translation updated
     posted by karl, Sun 26 Sep 2004 05:59:54 PM UTC

The French translation of TFTI has been updated -- thanks again, Marc.  It will be distributed on this year's TeX Live.  It's currently available through savannah, CTAN, and

french translation
     posted by karl, Sun 06 Jun 2004 04:53:59 PM UTC

Marc Chaudemanche has translated the TeX for the Impatient source here into French, available in the fr/ subdirectory in CVS.  Thanks Marc!

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