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    memdesign.(pdf|tex) provides some notes and thoughts on typography 
and book design. It is an expanded version of the design notes originally
included in the manual for the memoir class (memman.(pdf|tex)).

  Author: Peter Wilson (Herries Press) herries dot press at earthlink dot net
  Copyright 2001--2009 Peter R. Wilson
  This work may be distributed and/or modified under the
  conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either
  version 1.3 of this license or (at your option) any 
  later version.
  The latest version of the license is in
  and version 1.3 or later is part of all distributions of
  LaTeX version 2003/06/01 or later.
  This work has the LPPL maintenance status "maintained".
  Maintainer: Lars Madsen (daleif at imf dot au dot dk)
  This work consists of the files:
README (this file) 
  and the derived file

    The distribution consists of the following files:
README                (this file)
memdesign.(tex|pdf)   Source and PDF document
memetc.bib            Bibliography database


    The memoir class and files memsty.sty, titlepages.sty, memman.ist,
and anvil2.mps are required to process memdesign.tex; these are part
of the memoir distribution (the documentation).

    memdesign.pdf includes many examples of different typefaces. Some
of these are from the FontSite500 CD. If you do not have these and want 
to process memdesign.tex yourself, then use the class draft option:
Processing also requires the free Web-O-Mints font. 

    To process memdesign.tex (if you really want to do this and not just use 
memdesign.pdf as supplied)
o Run (pdf)latex twice on memdesign.tex
o Run bibtex memdesign 
o For an index run: makeindex -s memman.ist memdesign
o Run (pdf)latex once more on memdesign.tex
o Print the manual

Peter Wilson
herries dot press at earthlink dot net

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (1.7M).

memde­sign – Notes on book de­sign

“A Few Notes on Book De­sign” pro­vides an in­tro­duc­tion to the busi­ness of book de­sign. It is an ex­tended ver­sion of what used to be the first part of the mem­oir users’ man­ual.

Please note that the com­piled copy, sup­plied in the pack­age, uses com­mer­cial fonts; the README file con­tains in­struc­tions on how to com­pile the doc­u­ment with­out these fonts.

Ver­sion 2014-05-20
Li­cense The Project Public Li­cense 1.3
Main­tainerLars Mad­sen
Peter R. Wil­son
Con­tained inTeX Live as memde­sign
Topics doc­u­ment re­view­ing sub­jects rel­e­vant for users
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