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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
  Copyright 2010--     Lars Madsen 
  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 math 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



Changed (2018/09/13)

- Fixed a lot of typos reported by Udo Wermuth
- Switched to using \frenchspacing
- Slight changes to the layout
- Use workaround for "sporadic" spaces in the inline toc lists caused
  by the un-typeset subsubsection entries when using hyperref.

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 2018-09-14
LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3
Copyright2001–2009 Peter R. Wilson
2010–2018 Peter R. Wilson
MaintainerLars Madsen
Peter R. Wilson
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