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contour.sty -- printing a contour for a text

This package generates a colored contour around a given text in order 
to enable printing text over a background without the need of a 
color box around the text.
By default this is done by placing copies of the text around the text
itself and can be switched to use real outlines if supported by the
backend driver.

Automatic installation:
Run the Makefile by using
    make all
or even
    make install

Manual installation:
1. Run
   latex contour.ins
2. Copy contour.sty to a directory of the LaTeX search path.
3. Documentation is available in contour.pdf or by running
   pdflatex contour.dtx
   pdflatex contour.dtx
   makeindex -s contour
   makeindex -s -o contour.gls contour.glo
   pdflatex contour.dtx

This program can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms
of the LaTeX Project Public License Distributed from CTAN
archives in directory macros/latex/base/lppl.txt; either
version 1 of the License, or any later version.

Harald Harders


Name Size Date Notes
ChangeLog 887 2004-11-18 11:21:48
Makefile 2419 2004-11-06 02:42:33
README 1104 2004-08-23 11:18:37
contour.dtx 25512 2004-11-18 11:20:01
contour.ins 1664 2004-11-04 11:47:22
contour.pdf 180950 2004-11-18 11:20:06
contourtest.tex 937 2004-08-22 08:04:45

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con­tour – Print a coloured con­tour around text

This pack­age gen­er­ates a coloured con­tour around a given text in or­der to en­able print­ing text over a back­ground with­out the need of a coloured box around the text.

Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right1999-2004 Har­ald Harders, Morten Høgholm
Main­tainerMorten Høgholm
Har­ald Harders
Con­tained inTeXLive as con­tour
MiKTeX as con­tour
Topics type­set­ting in colour
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