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The VERSE package

    verse provides some aids for typesetting simple verse (poems).

Changes in version 2.4b (2014/05/10)
- Documentation updates
- Minor, largely cosmetic, code changes

Changes in version 2.4a (2009/09/04)
- New maintainer (Will Robertson)
Changes in version 2.4 (2007/01/10)
- Can specify the number of the first verse line and the line number
  where the first of the line numbers will be displayed

Changes in version 2.3 (2006/01/14)
- Fixed small hiccup in \\>[...]
- Added possibility of putting line numbers at the left
- Improved method of changing the font used for line numbers

Changes in version 2.22 (2005/08/22)
- Improved cooperation with hyperref

Changes in version 2.21 (2004/03/1)
- Removed an incompatibility with the hangul package

Changes in version 2.2 (2002/07/18)
- Adjustable spacing between stanzas

Changes in version 2.1 (2002/03/28)
- Added repeating patterns
- Added \\> as a linebreaking command
- Fixed \label when used with the first line of a poem

Changes in version 2.0 (2002/03/24)
- Lines in a poem may be numbered
- Verses may be numbered, or otherwise distinguished
- Line-ending macros (\\ and friends) work as advertised

Changes in version 1.2 (2001/10/28)
- Vertical spacing matches the original verse environment

Changes in version 1.1 (2001/08/03)
- Added pattern-based line indents 

Changes in version 1.0 (2001/07/21)
- First public release

  Author: Peter Wilson
  Maintainer: Will Robertson (will dot robertson at latex-project dot org)
          Herries Press
  Copyright 2001--2007 Peter R. Wilson
  This work may be distributed and/or modified under the
  conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either
  version 1.3c of this license or (at your option) any 
  later version: <http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt>

  This work has the LPPL maintenance status "maintained".
  The Current Maintainer of this work is Will Robertson.
  This work consists of the files:
README (this file)
  and the derived files:

  The distribution consists of the files:
README (this file)
verse.pdf (user manual)


    To install the package:
- run: latex verse.ins (which will generate verse.sty)
- Move verse.sty to a location where LaTeX will find it (see the FAQ 
                 on CTAN at help/uk-tex-faq for more information on this).

    To regenerate the user manual
- run: latex verse.dtx
       For an index run: makeindex -s gind.ist verse
- run: latex verse.dtx
- Print verse.dvi for a hardcopy of the user manual and documented code

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (459.3k).

verse – Aids for typesetting simple verse

The package documentation discusses approaches to the problem; the package is strong on layout, from simple alternate-line indentation to the Mouse's tale from Alice in Wonderland.

LicensesThe Project Public License
MaintainerWill Robertson
Peter R. Wilson (inactive)
Contained inTeX Live as verse
MiKTeX as verse
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