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README for st­tools, v2.0 2017/03/27


It is a col­lec­tion of macro pack­ages his­tor­i­cally placed in a bun­dle and main­tained by Sig­i­tas Tolušis.


  • cuted.sty, v1.5 2012/10/04: – puts some ma­te­rial page width wide at any place on twocol­umn page with ex­ist­ing text re­for­mat­ted un­der in­serted ma­te­rial; TODO: add op­tional rules to sep­a­rate from text;
  • float­pag.sty, v1.1 2012/05/29: – sets pagestyle for floats page;
  • flushend.sty, v3.3 2017/03/27: – bal­ances page in twocol­umn mode; (2014/03/03): to­tally rewrit­ten with new al­go­rithm to sup­port foot­notes, top floats and col­umn break be­fore one line sec­tion ti­tle; (2014/04/24): bug­fix ver­sion; (2015/04/08): bug­fix ver­sion with im­proved fun­cional­ity:
    • spreaded or fixed right col­umn height;
      • op­tional old al­go­rithm for back­ward com­pata­bil­ity;
    (2015/04/14): set de­bug op­tion off by de­fault; keeplas­t­box mod­i­fied; (2016/06/21): bug­fix com­pat­i­bil­ity with lu­a­texja pack­age; (2017/03/27): bug­fix ver­sion with new op­tions for some checks on/off;
  • marginal.sty, v1.1 2012/05/29: – en­larges room for marginal in­serts; (2016/06/28): re­moved from the bun­dle;
  • mid­float.sty, v1.1 2012/05/29: – in­serts onecol­umn stuff in twocol­umn page; TODO: ex­tend to work on both columns;
  • stab­u­lar.sty, v2.0 2014/03/20: – mod­i­fies tab­u­lar en­vi­ron­ment; (2014/03/20): re­moved ex­tra stuff and left only pos­si­bil­ity to break on page bound­ary; added tab­u­lar vari­ant from ar­ray pack­age;
  • stfloats.sty, v3.3 2017/03/27: – en­riches floats out­put mech­a­nism; (2016/06/28): com­pat­i­bil­ity bug­fix with 2015 la­texre­lease; (2017/03/27): com­pat­i­bil­ity bug­fix with 2017-05-01 la­texre­lease;
  • tex­sort.sty, v1.1 2012/05/29:
    • sorts nu­mer­i­cal val­ues;
    TODO: ex­tend (rewrite) to sup­port al­phanu­mer­i­cal val­ues for sort­ing.


In­stall in a stan­dard way as any other macro pack­age.


  • Sig­i­tas Tolušis
  • Vy­tas Stat­ule­vičius (float­pag.sty)


Please see the st­tools.pdf for a pack­age list in col­lec­tion and <pack­age>.pdf for par­tic­u­lar macro pack­age.


This work may be dis­tributed and/or mod­i­fied un­der the con­di­tions of the Project Public Li­cense, ei­ther ver­sion 1.3 of this li­cense or (at your op­tion) any later ver­sion. The lat­est ver­sion of this li­cense is in http://www.la­tex-project.org/lppl.txt and ver­sion 1.3 or later is part of all dis­tri­bu­tions of ver­sion 2005/12/01 or later.

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Ver­sion2.0 2017-03-27
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Main­tainerVy­tas Stat­ule­vičius
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