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ExPex Mar 2014

ExPex is maintained by John Frampton <j.frampton@neu.edu>

ExPex is designed to assist linguists in typesetting examples and
glosses and in creating named reference to examples and parts of


COPYRIGHT 2006-2014  by John Frampton <j.frampton@neu.edu>

This program can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms
of the LaTeX Project Public License, which can be found in the CTAN
archives in directory macros/latex/base/lppl.txt.


The files in this distribution (v 5.0b) are:

   expex.tex            Main macro file
   expex.sty            Latex wrapper for expex.tex
   expex-doc.pdf        User's Guide

   eptexfn.tex          Tex footnote macros
   epltxfn.sty          LaTex footnote package
   epltxchapno.sty      LaTex package for chapter.number example

   expex-demo.tex       The code for most of the examples
   expex-doc.zip        The source code for the User's Guide



This file contains most of the examples in the documentation.  It is
intended to facilitate user experimentation with ExPex typesetting.
Users can easily modify examples and see what the effect is. It can be
run under either Plain Tex or LaTex.  Except for expex.tex and
expex.sty, all files needed to run expex-demo should be part of any
Tex installation.


Changes (from Version 5.0):

1. In earlier versions before 5.0, {} empty items on the gla line were
possible.  In 5.0, {{}} was required.  This version restores the old

2. In versions before 5.0, glosses were built in a vbox, hence could
not split between pages.  5.0 made glosses breakable, provided no
explicit width was specified.  5.0 restores the old behavior but
introduces a parameter <glossbreaking>.  It is set to false in
expex.tex so that the default behavior is the old behavior.  But it
can be set to true if the user wants glosses to break between pages.

John Frampton 2014/03/10

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (485.9k).

ex­pex – For­mat lin­guis­tic ex­am­ples and glosses, with ref­er­ence ca­pa­bil­i­ties

The pack­age pro­vides macros for type­set­ting lin­guis­tic ex­am­ples and glosses, with a re­fined mech­a­nism for ref­er­enc­ing ex­am­ples and parts of ex­am­ples.

The pack­age can be used with us­ing the .sty wrap­per or with PlainTex.

Ver­sion5.0b 2014-03-10
Li­censeThe Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right2006–2014 John Framp­ton
Main­tainerJohn Framp­ton
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