I have installed MiKTeX. How do I use it?
If you have never used TeX before: we recommend that, first of all, you work through a TeX/LaTeX tutorial. A good starting point is this page.
MiKTeX doesn't differ very much from any other TeX system you might have used before. Typesetting with MiKTeX involves these steps:
Which program should I use to edit LaTeX documents?
The MiKTeX distribution includes TeXworks, a simple environment for editing TeX/LaTeX documents.