LaTeX builds on TeX by providing standard document layouts, dealing
automatically with labels and cross-references, and making it easy to
include tables and graphics.
-- edit your source, run LaTeX, view and print the results
-- using a dedicated editor (Integrated Development Environment or IDE) --
- LaTeX versus Word: 1 /
In case the departmental LaTeX briefing is not sufficient, you may
be interested in the CIS course IT79: Introduction to LaTeX