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README for tameflts.sty, 2004/04/21, 
Uwe Lueck http://contact-ednotes.sty.de.vu . 

The files address the problem that LaTeX floats and \marginpar 
may cause misplacement of footnotes or footnote splits. (The 
LaTeX code makes me also expect problems with \enlargethispage). 

tameflts.sty  provides 
              * a simple, experimental fix, maybe just as a 
                contribution to discussion and as a summary of 
                what other authors have contributed; 
              * many explanations -- so go on reading there. 

deml3541.tex  demonstrates the fix and adds a few explanations. 

newbug.tex    demonstrates a weakness of tameflts, or that such a 
              simple approach does not perfectly suffice, rather 
              LaTeX needs an essentially new mechanism for 
              handling floats indeed. 

fltfltdk.tex  varies deml3541.tex to test interaction with Mats 
              Dahlgren's package floatflt. 
 
(The package was called `noreins.sty' earlier, in folder 
`noreinserts'. Added infos on compatibility 2005/04/21.)

Files

Name Size Date Notes
README.txt 1069 2005-04-21 07:02
deml3541.tex 1228 2005-04-17 02:50
fltfltdk.tex 732 2005-04-17 02:52
newbug.tex 1549 2005-04-17 02:53
tameflts.sty 9471 2005-04-28 12:58

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tame­floats – Ex­per­i­men­tally use \holdin­gin­serts with LaTeX floats

LaTeX’s fig­ures, ta­bles, and \margin­pars are dan­ger­ous for foot­notes (and prob­a­bly also \en­largeth­is­page). Here is a pro­posal (a ‘patch’ pack­age) to help, by us­ing \holdin­gin­serts in a sim­ple way. It re­places the orig­i­nal prob­lem with a new one — it is an ex­per­i­ment to find out whether the new prob­lem is less bad (or it is just a con­tri­bu­tion to the dis­cus­sion, maybe just a sum­mary of pre­vi­ous work). The files pro­vide fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

Pack­age De­tailstame­floats
Ver­sionv0.42
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense 1.3
Copy­right2005 Uwe Lück
Main­tainerUwe Lück
Con­tained inTeXlive as tame­floats
MikTeX as tame­floats
Topics of­fer of a fa­cil­ity that may never make its way to pro­duc­tion use
type­set­ting floats
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