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                            Lettrine bundle

This bundle contains a package that I maintain to typeset dropped
capitals in a LaTeX document.

It is subject to the LaTeX Project Public License.
See http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt
for the details of that license.

Installation: this bundle is included in most TeX distributions, but
if you need to install it by yourself
1. run lualatex on lettrine.dtx to get the documentation (lettrine.pdf),
2. run luatex on lettrine.ins to strip the comments and create
   lettrine.sty and lettrine.cfg
3. run luatex on contrib.dtx to produce the *.cfl files.
Files lettrine.sty, lettrine.cfg, lettrine-*.sty and *.cfl go to to
a directory searched by TeX, typically $TEXMF/tex/latex/lettrine.
Files README, demo*, *.pdf go to a doc directory, typically
Files *.dtx, *.ins go to a source directory, typically

If you wish, you can customize lettrine.cfg according to your needs.

Have a look at one of the PDF files, demo.pdf (in French), or
demo-de.pdf (in German) in the doc directory, to see how
different layouts for dropped capitals can be achieved.
You can also play with the source files demo.tex or demo-de.tex.
Have a look at lettrine.pdf in the doc directory, if you are interested
in the complete documentation and code.

Daniel Flipo, <daniel.flipo@free.fr>
August, 25th, 2018.

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (422.8k).

let­trine – Type­set dropped cap­i­tals

The let­trine pack­age sup­ports var­i­ous dropped cap­i­tals styles, typ­i­cally those de­scribed in the French ty­po­graphic books. In par­tic­u­lar, it has fa­cil­i­ties for the para­graph text’s left edge to fol­low the out­line of cap­i­tals that have a reg­u­lar shape (such as “A” and “V”).

Home pagehttp://daniel.flipo.free.fr/let­trine
Li­censesThe Project Public Li­cense 1.3c
Copy­right1999–2019 Daniel Flipo
Main­tainerDaniel Flipo
Con­tained inTeX Live as let­trine
MiKTeX as let­trine
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