CTAN Comprehensive TeX Archive Network

New CTAN ma­te­rial: for Word Pro­ces­sor Users

Date: Novem­ber 2, 2001 2:09:53 PM CET
A new guide _LaTeX for Word Pro­ces­sor Users_ has been in­stalled on tug.ctan.org and should make its way through the mir­ror­ing pro­cess in the next day or two. Thanks for the con­tri­bu­tion, Jim Hef­feron ftp­maint at tug.ctan.org ============================================================= The fol­low­ing in­for­ma­tion was pro­vided by our fel­low con­trib­u­tor. Name of con­tri­bu­tion: LaTeX for Word Pro­ces­sor Users Author's name: Guido Gon­zato, Ph. D. Lo­ca­tion on CTAN: info/la­tex4wp Sum­mary de­scrip­tion: This is a LaTeX guide specif­i­cally de­signed for word pro­ces­sor users. Li­cense type: gpl An­nounce­ment text given by the con­tri­bu­tion's au­thor: - ---------------------------------------------------------------------- "LaTeX for Word Pro­ces­sor Users" is a guide that helps con­vert­ing knowl­edge and tech­niques of word pro­cess­ing into the LaTeX type­set­ting en­vi­ron­ment. It aims at help­ing WP users use LaTeX in­stead. - ----------------------------------------------------------------------

la­tex – A macro pack­age that de­fines

is a widely-used macro pack­age for , pro­vid­ing many ba­sic doc­u­ment for­mat­ing com­mands ex­tended by a wide range of pack­ages. It is a de­vel­op­ment of Les­lie Lam­port's 2.09, and su­per­seded the older sys­tem in June 1994. The ba­sic dis­tri­bu­tion is cat­a­logued sep­a­rately, at la­tex-base; apart from a large set of con­tributed pack­ages and third-party doc­u­men­ta­tion (else­where on the archive), the dis­tri­bu­tion in­cludes:

– a bunch of re­quired pack­ages, which au­thors are “en­ti­tled to as­sume” will be present on any sys­tem run­ning ; and
– a min­i­mal set of doc­u­men­ta­tion de­tail­ing dif­fer­ences from the ‘old’ ver­sion of in the ar­eas of user com­mands, font se­lec­tion and con­trol, class and pack­age writ­ing, font en­cod­ings, con­fig­u­ra­tion op­tions and mod­i­fi­ca­tion of .

For down­load­ing de­tails, see the linked cat­a­logue en­tries above.

Ver­sionPL 5 2018-04-01
Copy­right1993–2018 The 3 Project et al.
Main­tainerThe Team
Les­lie Lam­port (in­ac­tive)



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