Here is a step-by-step procedure for building your abstract in LaTeX.
Download these two files into the directory where you plan to build your document:
Make a copy of the
myab.tex file in case you need
to refer to it once you get started. Name this copy
using some file name ending in “
.tex”; this will be your working
Add your content to the working copy. Refer to
Section 3, “The
myab.tex skeleton file” for details about what
goes where in this file.
pdflatex program to convert the
.tex file to PDF format.
If you installed TeXLive or a similar system on
your own equipment, follow the instructions for
pdftex on your
working file and display the result on your screen.
If you prefer to work on one of the Tech Computer
Center's Windows client machines, use
pdftex, and you can use
view the resulting PDF file.