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makedtx v0.94b : a Perl script to help create .dtx and .ins files

Last Modified : 19 August 2007

Author        : Nicola Talbot

Files         : makedtx.dtx - documented source file
                makedtx.ins - installation script

The makedtx bundle is provided to help LaTeX2e developers to write the code and
documentation in separate files, and then combine them into a single .dtx
file for distribution.  It automatically generates the character table, and also
writes the associated installation (.ins) script.

To extract the code do:

latex makedtx.ins

To extract the documentation do:

pdflatex makedtx.dtx
pdflatex makedtx.dtx

Read the documentation for installation instructions.

This material is subject to the LaTeX Project Public License.
See for
the details of that license.


Name Notes


Name Size Date Notes
README 900 2007-08-19 16:17
makedtx.dtx 57030 2007-08-19 16:17
makedtx.ins 1074 2007-08-19 16:17

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makedtx – Perl script to help gen­er­ate dtx and ins files

The makedtx bun­dle is pro­vided to help LaTeX2ε de­vel­op­ers to write the code and doc­u­men­ta­tion in sep­a­rate files, and then com­bine them into a sin­gle .dtx file for dis­tri­bu­tion. It au­to­mat­i­cally gen­er­ates the char­ac­ter ta­ble, and also writes the as­so­ci­ated in­stal­la­tion (.ins) script.

Pack­age De­tailsmakedtx
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right2007 Ni­cola Tal­bot
Main­tainerNi­cola Tal­bot
Con­tained inTeXlive as makedtx
MikTeX as makedtx
Topics sup­port for pack­age de­vel­op­ment
See also sty2dtx
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