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CTAN Update: fancyhandout

Date: January 23, 2018 8:13:49 PM CET
Sebastian Friedl submitted an update to the fancyhandout package. Version: 2018-01-22 License: lppl1.3c Summary description: A LaTeX class for producing nice-looking handouts Announcement text:
THIS RELEASE FIXES SOME CRITICAL BUGS ===================================== Half an hour after the class had been announced on the CTAN-Ann mailing list, I recieved the first notification regarding a missing \fi command that caused \maketitle to crash. A patch has thankfully been provided by Sébastien Le Callonnec. This version (2018/01/22) should be bug-free now.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/fancyhandout The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/fancyhandout/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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fancyhandout – A class for producing nice-looking handouts

This package breaks with some of ’s principles and redefines basic commands with the aim of producing well-designed and clearly structured handouts: A sans-serif font is used by default; sections are not numbered, but highlighted by underlining; head- and footline display document information; and in order to avoid too much whitespace around the text the margin sizes are adjusted to smaller values.

All in all, fancyhandout provides a means of typesetting documents not exclusively consisting of running text in a beautiful way.

fancyhandout depends on the following other packages: csquotes, enumitem, etoolbox, fancyhdr, geometry, and xcolor.

Version 2018-01-22
Copyright2017–2018 Sebastian Friedl
MaintainerSebastian Friedl



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