The first thing you need to do to format your file is to process your LaTeX file and create a device-indepedent (dvi) file. To do this, type:
To view the file without printing it:
The LaTeX software provided includes a "dvi to PS" converter. To run it,
This will convert the file and print it on the specified printer.
More information is available in the document LaTeX on Athena - Basics