# CTAN package update: lshort/english

Date: May 31, 2006 10:09:25 AM CEST
Tobias Oetiker has provided updates to the english version of the lshort "short introduction to latex"; after a couple of false starts between us, the version is now 4.20 the changes file shows: * section headings should be leftaligned * added notes on amsthm suggested by Daniel Flipo * improved explanation ifpdf package * use \textasciigrave for ` and \textquotesingle for ' by Tahir Hassan * Reworde the mentioning of the preamble where I introduce the comment command. * updated eurofonts again based on Daniel Flipo's work for the french lshort * we should use utf8x for inputenc * mention unicode option for hyperref * mention active language after calling usepackage bable with multiple languages * Added section on writing greek text by Nikolaos Pothitos thanks for the upload, tobi; the package is on its way around the globe, and i've updated the catalogue. Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

## lshort – A short introduction to LaTeX 2e

Lshort started as a translation and rationalisation of a ground-breaking German-language introduction to . It has since taken on a momentum of its own, and has itself been translated into a number of languages. Thus we have introductory text available to a wide proportion of the user community. The archive holds versions in Bulgarian, Chinese, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Ukranian and Vietnamese.

 Package lshort Maintainer Tobias Oetiker

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