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CTAN update: lettrine

Date: April 19, 2023 8:24:42 PM CEST
Daniel Flipo submitted an update to the lettrine package. Version number: 2.40 License type: lppl1.3 Summary description: Typeset dropped capitals Announcement text:
Changes: - file "lettrine.ins" deleted, "lettrine.dtx" auto-generates "lettrine.sty" and "lettrine.cfg"; - packages "xkeyval" and "minifp" are no longer required, kernel packages "ltxkeys" and "xfp" are used instead. - The second mandatory argument of \lettrine is now printed using \unhcopy instead of \usebox (allows microtype action and footnote calls).
This package is located at https://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/lettrine More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/lettrine
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Erik Braun
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lettrine – Typeset dropped capitals

The lettrine package supports various dropped capitals styles, typically those described in the French typographic books. In particular, it has facilities for the paragraph text’s left edge to follow the outline of capitals that have a regular shape (such as “A” and “V”).

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