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Copyright (C) 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2010, 2011 Didier Verna

This file is part of FiNK.

FiNK may be distributed and/or modified under the
conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.1
of this license or (at your option) any later version.
The latest version of this license is in
and version 1.1 or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
version 1999/06/01 or later.

FiNK consists of the following files:

- README (this file)
- fink.dtx
- fink.el
- fink.ins

* Warning!
As of version 2.2.1, FiNK has been deprecated and is not maintained anymore.
People interested in FiNK's functionality are invited to use a package named
currfile instead.

* Description

This package looks over your shoulder and keeps track of files \input'ed (the
LaTeX way) or \include'ed in your document. You then have a permanent access
to the directory, name and extension of the file currently being processed
through several macros. FiNK also comes with support for AUC-TeX.

FiNK homepage: http://www.lrde.epita.fr/~didier/software/latex.php#fink

* Installation

If you are building FiNK from the tarball you need to execute the following
steps in order to extract the necessary files:

[pdf]latex fink.ins -> will create the style file fink.sty
[pdf]latex fink.dtx -> (twice) will create the documentation files fink.pdf or
                       fink.dvi. Note that fink.pdf is already part of the

After that, you need to install the generated documentation and style file to
a location where LaTeX can find them. For a TDS-compliant layout, the
following locations are suggested:


If you're an AUC-TeX user, you may also install the file 'fink.el' in a
suitable AUC-TeX style directory.

	Have fun!

Didier Verna, didier@lrde.epita.fr, http://www.lrde.epita.fr/~didier

Sientific site:    http://www.lrde.epita.fr/~didier
Music (Jazz) site: http://www.didierverna.com

Local Variables:
mode: outline

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (89.5k).

FiNK – The File Name Keeper

This pack­age “looks over your shoul­der” and keeps track of files \in­put’ed (the way) or \in­clude’ed in your doc­u­ment. You then have per­ma­nent ac­cess to the name of the file cur­rently be­ing pro­cessed through the macro \fink­file. FiNK also comes with sup­port for AUC-.

As of ver­sion 2.2.1, FiNK has been dep­re­cated and is not main­tained any­more. Peo­ple in­ter­ested in FiNK's func­tion­al­ity are in­vited to use a pack­age named cur­rfile in­stead.

Li­cense The Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right1999–2002,2007–2011 Di­dier Verna
Main­tainer Di­dier Verna (in­ac­tive)
Con­tained inTeX Live as fink
MiKTeX as fink
Topics doc­u­ment de­vel­op­ment tools
See also currfile
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