octavo – Typeset books following classical design and layout
The octavo class is a modification of the standard LaTeX book
class. Its purpose is to typeset books following classical design
and layout principles, with the express intention of encouraging
the making of beautiful books by anyone with access to a good
printer and with an inclination towards venerable crafts, e.g.,
The octavo class differs from the book class by implementing many of the proposals and insights of respected experts, especially Jan Tschichold and Hugh Williamson.
The documentation discusses methods to organise and print out any text into signatures, which can then be gathered, folded and sewn into a book.
|License||The LaTeX Project Public License|
|Copyright||2003,2007 Stefan A. Revets|
|Maintainer||Stefan A Revets|
|Contained in||TeXLive as octavo|
|MiKTeX as octavo|
alternative LaTeX class(es)|