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CTAN update: for Word Processor Users

Date: February 5, 2002 2:14:14 PM CET
An update of a CTAN package has been installed at tug.ctan.org and should by now have made it through the mirroring system. Thanks for the update, Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at tug.ctan.org ========================================================== The following information was provided by our fellow contributor. Name of contribution: LaTeX for Word Processor Users (update) 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 It is a development of Leslie Lamport’s 2.09, and superseded the older system in June 1994.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.

Version2021-11-15 PL1
Copyright1989–2020 The 3 Project et al.
MaintainerThe Team
Leslie Lamport (inactive)



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