Here are some quick tips and links which you can find useful when writing some report, article in latex.
Firstly here is an nice article explaining why latex is good .
Here are some editors available for latex:
For Linux :
- Kile : KDE Integrated LaTeX Environment
- Emacs : It's available for a couple of operating systems like Linux, Unix and MS Windows. For LaTeX you should use the quite ingenious modes AUCTeX and RefTeX. You may refer my Emacs-page for further hints.
Getting to grips with Latex
Getting Started with LaTeX
LaTeX Tutorial : some templates here
LaTeX Tips and Tricks