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Direc­tory tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/savetrees

                |       THE SAVETREES PACKAGE        |
                | By Scott Pakin, |


The goal of the savetrees package is to pack as much text as possible
onto each page of a LaTeX document.  Admittedly, this makes the
document far less attractive.  Nevertheless, savetrees is a simple way
to save paper when printing draft copies of a document.  It can also
be useful when trying to meet a tight page-length requirement for a
conference or journal submission.


Building the savetrees package is fairly straightforward:

    latex savetrees.ins             <= Extract savetrees.sty and savetrees.bst.
    latex savetrees.dtx             <= Build the documentation (savetrees.dvi).
    makeindex -s savetrees <= Generate an index (makeindex.ind).
    latex savetrees.dtx             <= Add the index to the documentation.

To install savetrees, move savetrees.sty into a directory searched by
LaTeX (e.g., .../texmf/tex/latex/misc/) and move savetrees.bst into a
directory searched by BibTeX (e.g., .../texmf/bibtex/bst/misc/).

Copyright and license

Copyright (C) 2013 by Scott Pakin <>

This file may be distributed and/or modified under the conditions of
the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.3c of this license
or (at your option) any later version.  The latest version of this
license is in:

and version 1.3c or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
version 2006/05/20 or later.


Name Size Date Notes
README 1687 2013-04-10 06:39
savetrees.dtx 103491 2013-04-10 06:39
savetrees.ins 3143 2013-04-10 06:39
savetrees.pdf 477842 2013-04-10 06:39
st-sample2e.pdf 105206 2013-04-10 06:39

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save­trees – Op­ti­mise the use of each page of a LaTeX doc­u­ment

The goal of the save­trees pack­age is to pack as much text as pos­si­ble onto each page of a LaTeX doc­u­ment. Ad­mit­tedly, this makes the doc­u­ment far less at­trac­tive. Nev­er­the­less, save­trees is a sim­ple way to save pa­per when print­ing draft copies of a doc­u­ment. It can also be use­ful when try­ing to meet a tight page-length re­quire­ment for a con­fer­ence or jour­nal sub­mis­sion.

Most of the pack­age op­tions cover spe­cific mod­i­fi­ca­tions to type­set­ting rules, but there are also op­tions sub­tle, mod­er­ate and ex­treme op­tions for the “broad brush” ap­proach.

Pack­age De­tailssave­trees
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right2006 Scott Pakin
Main­tainerScott Pakin
Con­tained inTeXlive as save­trees
MikTeX as save­trees
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