About Lollipop and its manual. You have obtained a package containing the Lollipop format and its manual. The manual is a pretty good illustration of the power of Lollipop, but there is also a file 'address.tex' which contains example macros for an address book. Lollipop is still under development. The manual contains some remarks about what is still to be done. If you have any questions, remarks, suggestions (or if you want to voice your appreciation :-) , feel free to contact me: Vafa Khalighi firstname.lastname@example.org Here is how much of TeX's memory you used: 1194 strings out of 496579 16173 string characters out of 6202690 72655 words of memory out of 5000000 3270 multiletter control sequences out of 15000+600000 11241 words of font info for 40 fonts, out of 8000000 for 9000 19 hyphenation exceptions out of 8191 24i,4n,24p,187b,562s stack positions out of 5000i,500n,10000p,200000b,80000s Output written on lollipop-manual.dvi (59 pages, 155468 bytes). History so far: 0.9 October 1992, first public release 0.91 Unannounced update TeX3 based lollipop-plain penalties and white space in embedded constructs splittopskip set equal to topskip 0.92 November 1992, update for friends and family Copyright notices added math family setting for \rm, \bf, \tt bugs in penalties corrected 0.93 December 1992, official update Lots of nobreaks in pre/post-tex material of constructs Synonym counters repaired Topskip and raggedbottom in state of repair 0.94 December 1992, unofficial update Adaptive distances 0.95 January 1993, unofficial update Short titles, rewritten external files, address book example format. 0.97 4 April 2014, organized and updated files and also generated format. 0.98 6 April 2014, changed all lollipop filenames to start with `lollipop' prefix, and fixed typewriter font. 0.99 9 April 2014, improved ini file, and the error in address.tex example fixed. 1.00 11 April 2014, updated lollipop-plain.tex and manual. 1.01 12 April 2014, Updated lollipop-text.tex (changed "#1 cs to \"#1 cs to be compatible with plain 1.02 16 April 2014, Updated lollipop-text.tex (defined \EveryParagraph, \EveryMath, and \EveryDisplay), defined \PointSizeScriptSizes:12 1.03 19 April 2014, Fixed the wrong numbering of nested enumerate lists 1.05 16 April 2016, Changed \lolli@name to \lollipop@name added \footnoterule to output routine defined \PushLeftIndentLevel, \PopLeftIndentLevel, \PushRightIndentLevel, \PopRightIndentLevel, \PushLeftRightIndentLevels, and \PopLeftRightIndentLevels commands. \PushIndentLevel is now a synonym for \PushLeftIndentLevel and \PopIndentLevel is a synonym for \PopLeftIndentLevel fixed the error caused by \newhelp 1.06 14 May 2016, Defined \FrenchSpacing 1.07 21 May 2016, Some minor changes
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lollipop – TeX made easy
Lollipop is “TeX made easy” — it is a macro package that functions as a toolbox for writing TeX macros. Its main aim is to make macro writing so easy that implementing a fully new layout in TeX would become a matter of less than an hour for an average document. The aim is that such a task could be accomplished by someone with only a very basic training in TeX programming.
Thus, Lollipop aims to make structured text formatting available in environments where typical users would switch to WYSIWYG packages for the freedom that such a mechanism offers.
In addition, development of support for Lollipop documents written in RTL languages (such as Persian) is underway.
|License||GNU General Public License, version 3|
|Copyright||1992,1993 Victor Eijkhout|
Victor Eijkhout (inactive)
Zal Mehran (inactive)
|Contained in||TeX Live as lollipop|
|MiKTeX as lollipop|
macros to build a format|