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AkkTeX - LaTeX utilities by Igor Akkerman  (http://www.akktex.org/)

Main Features:
  - new document classes for technical documents, thesis works, mathematical
    manuscripts and lecture notes
  - many math packages providing a tremendous nuber of macros for mathematical
  - layout providing a non-empty parskip with extended length corrections and
    new section definition commands
  - easy label creation for counters
  - German language tools and predefined abbreviations

AkkTeX summary

AkkTeX consists of a collection of new LaTeX document classes and a very large
set of LaTeX packages with hundreds of new macros simplifying the creation of
scientific papers. The packages have all been created within years of practical
work with LaTeX.

AkkTeX provides document classes for mathematical lecture notes, elegant
working sheets, thesis works and many more. They are designed for easy-to-use
generation of the specified kinds of documents.

Additionally, the AkkTeX packages provide a tremendous number of macros,
especially for mathematic texts. Their goal is to reduce the creation time of
documents to a minimum, such that, for example, to type a mathematic paper does
not take longer than to write it by hand. Another advantage over usual LaTeX
typing is that the macro names are subject-specific, not symbol-oriented.
That is, the author can think less about the LaTeX symbol names, but instead,
can call them by their meaning. The \set macro is just the simplest example.
Not only typing becomes more intuitive, but also, reading the LaTeX source code,
changing and refactoring it is made easier.

The latest release can be found at:

Browse our CVS repository for the latest versions of the packages and document
classes at:


This work may be distributed and/or modified under the
conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License (latest version).

The latest version of this license can be found at

This file may only be distributed together with a copy of the
'AkkTeX' bundle.

The files belonging to the 'AkkTeX' bundle are listed above in this file.

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (30.6k).

AkkTeX – A col­lec­tion of pack­ages and classes

The bun­dle pro­vides:

  • new doc­u­ment classes for tech­ni­cal doc­u­ments, the­sis works, manuscripts and lec­ture notes;
  • many math­e­mat­i­cal pack­ages pro­vid­ing a large num­ber of macros for math­e­mat­i­cal texts;
  • lay­out pro­vid­ing a non-empty parskip with ex­tended length cor­rec­tions and new sec­tion def­i­ni­tion com­mands;
  • easy la­bel cre­ation for coun­ters; and
  • ger­man lan­guage tools and pre­de­fined ab­bre­vi­a­tions.

Li­cense The Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right2000–2005 Igor Akker­man
Main­tainerIgor Akker­man
Con­tained inTeX Live as akk­tex
MiKTeX as akk­tex
Topics al­ter­na­tive class(es)
sup­port for type­set­ting math­e­mat­ics
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