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Name of contribution: blindtext  (V2.0)
Name and email:       Knut Lickert <knut@lickert.net>
Location on CTAN:     tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/blindtext
Summary description:  Package for writing text
License type:         LaTeX Project Public License

blindtext.sty: Create dummy text.

Can be used to create examples with a lot text to become a feeling
for the look of classes, packages...

Some macros:
- \blindtext creates some text,
- \Blindtext creates more text.
- \blinddocument creates a small document with sections, lists...
- \Blinddocument creates a large document with sections, lists...

Text corpus cann be changed with package options:
- random
- pangram
- bible

Supported languages:
- (n)german
- english and american
- latin (short Lorem ipsum)
- french (interim solution)
- catalan

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Provided Files:
*blindtext.dtx
*blindtext_<language>.dtx
*blindtext.ins
*blindtext.pdf
*Readme


For more information visit 
  http://tex.lickert.net/packages/blindtext/index.html  (German)
  http://tex.lickert.net/packages/blindtext/index_en.html (English)
  http://tex.lickert.net/dokumente/klassen/index_en.html

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Similar packages:
lipsum  - A long 'Lorem ipsum'

Similarities:
-Both styles create dummy text.
-The length can be defined by optional parameters.

Differences between blindtext and lipsum:
-lipsum contains a larger 'Lorem Ipsum'.
-blindtext supports different languages
-blindtext contains macros for dummy lists (itemize, enumerate, description)
-blindtext contains macros for documents (including sections, text and lists)
-blindtext contains macros for math formulas if requested

Files

Name Size Date Notes
README 1683 2012-01-06 11:19:50
blindtext.dtx 38613 2012-01-06 11:19:50
blindtext.ins 1817 2012-01-06 11:19:50
blindtext.pdf 342440 2012-01-06 11:19:50
blindtext_american.dtx 5782 2012-01-06 11:19:50
blindtext_catalan.dtx 5088 2012-01-06 11:19:50
blindtext_english.dtx 5656 2012-01-06 11:19:50
blindtext_french.dtx 5230 2012-01-06 11:19:50
blindtext_german.dtx 6991 2012-01-06 11:19:50
blindtext_latin.dtx 7594 2012-01-06 11:19:50
blindtext_ngerman.dtx 7040 2012-01-06 11:19:50

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (357.9k).

blind­text – Pro­duc­ing 'blind' text for test­ing

The pack­age pro­vides the com­mands \blind­text and \Blind­text for cre­at­ing ‘blind’ text use­ful in test­ing new classes and pack­ages, and \blind­doc­u­ment, \Blind­doc­u­ment for cre­at­ing an en­tire ran­dom doc­u­ment with sec­tions, lists, math­e­mat­ics, etc.

The pack­age sup­ports three lan­guages, en­glish, (n)ger­man and latin; the latin op­tion pro­vides a short “lorem ip­sum” (for a fuller lorem ip­sum text, see the lip­sum pack­age).

Doc­u­men­ta­tion
Ver­sion2.0
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Main­tainerKnut Lick­ert
Con­tained inTeXlive as blind­text
MikTeX as blind­text
Topics dummy text gen­er­a­tor for tests and ex­am­ples
sup­port for de­vel­op­ment of (La)TeX macros
See also kantlipsum
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