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                README for the `dhua' package
           (German Abbreviations Using Thin Space)
                  (C) Uwe Lueck 2011/09/16

`dhua.sty' provides commands for German phrase abbreviations 
such as `d. h.' that are recommended to use a thin space -
set-up commands `\newdhua' and `\newtwopartdhua' as well as 
commands for single cases (e.g., `\zB' for `z. B.', to save you 
from typing `z.\,B.').  Package options support generating PDF 
and HTML from the same source and automatical use of `\xspace'.

  Das Paket `dhua' bietet Befehle fuer mehrgliedrige Abkuer-
  zungen, fuer die schmale Leerzeichen (Festabstaende) empfoh-
  len werden (Duden, Wikipedia). In die englische Paketdokumen- 
  tation sind deutsche Hinweise eingestreut.

KEYWORDs: German typography; 
          web typography, language support, macro programming

The files `dhua.sty', `dhua.pdf', `dhua.cfg', `dhua.tex' and 
the present `README' file form one work redistributable and/or 
modifiable under the terms of the LaTeX Project Public License;
either version 1.3c of the License, or any later version, see


There is NO WARRANTY, the work is somewhat experimental.

The `dhua' package is author-maintained in the sense of
this license.

The latest public version of the package is available at


A TDS version of the package is available as `dhua.tds.zip' in


Please report bugs, problems, and suggestions via


Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (326.9k).

dhua – German abbreviations using thin space

The package provides commands for those abbreviations of German phrases for which the use of thin space is recommended. Setup commands \newdhua and \newtwopartdhua are provided, as well as commands for single cases (such as \zB for ‘z. B.’, saving the user from typing such as ‘z.\,B.’).

To typeset the documentation, the niceverb package, version 0.44, or later, is required.

LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3
MaintainerUwe Lück (deceased)
TDS archivedhua.tds.zip
Contained inTeX Live as dhua
MiKTeX as dhua
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