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                      The luatextra package for LuaLaTeX

The luatextra package loads essential and useful packages for LuaLaTeX. It is
meant as convenience for users who don't want to load them individually.


Here are the recommended installation methods (preferred first).

1. If you are using TeX Live 2008 or later, use 'tlmgr install luatextra'.
Alternatively, try your (TeX or Linux) distribution's package management system.

2. a. Grab luatextra.tds.zip on the CTAN.
   b. Unzip it at the root of one or your TDS trees.
   c. You may need to update some filename database after this, see your TeX
distribution's manual for details.

3. a. Grab the sources from CTAN or github.
   b. Run 'make install TEXMFROOT=/path/to/texmf'.
   c. See 2c.


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luatextra – Additional macros for Plain and in Lua

The package provides a coherent extended programming environment for use with Lua. It loads packages fontspec, luatexbase and lualibs, and provides additional user-level features and goodies.

The package is under development, and its specification may be expected to change.

LicensesPublic Domain Software
Copyright2009 Elie Roux
MaintainerManuel Pégourié-Gonnard (inactive)
Élie Roux (inactive)
TDS archiveluatextra.tds.zip
Contained inTeX Live as luatextra
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