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README for sttools, v3.0 2021/10/04


It is a collection of macro packages historically placed in a bundle and maintained by Sigitas Tolušis.


  • cuted.sty, v2.0 2021/10/04: – puts some material page width wide at any place on twocolumn page with existing text reformatted under inserted material; preCutedStrip{h... i} and postCutedStrip{h... i} can be used to add extra stuff before and after the strip; (2021/10/04): rewrite with new balance algorithm and options.
  • floatpag.sty, v2.0 2021/10/04: – sets pagestyle for floats page; (2021/10/04): removed latex209 compatibility; added rotated dblfloat support;
  • flushend.sty, v4.0 2021/10/04: – balances page in twocolumn mode; (2014/03/03): totally rewritten with new algorithm to support footnotes, top floats and column break before one line section title; (2014/04/24): bugfix version; (2015/04/08): bugfix version with improved funcionality:
    • spreaded or fixed right column height;
      • optional old algorithm for backward compatability;
      (2015/04/14): set debug option off by default; keeplastbox modified; (2016/06/21): bugfix compatibility with luatexja package; (2017/03/27): bugfix version with new options for some checks on/off; (2020/10/14): bugfix development and test; (2020/10/16): bugfix version: modern with noautobase; (2021/10/04): another rewrite with new balance algorithm and options;
  • marginal.sty, v1.1 2012/05/29: – enlarges room for marginal inserts; (2016/06/28): removed from the bundle;
  • midfloat.sty, v1.1 2012/05/29: – inserts onecolumn stuff in twocolumn page; TODO: extend to work on both columns;
  • stabular.sty, v2.1 2021/10/04: – modifies tabular environment; (2014/03/20): removed extra stuff and left only possibility to break on page boundary; added tabular variant from array package; (2021/10/04): sync with array bugfix version for tabular;
  • stfloats.sty, v3.3 2017/03/27: – enriches floats output mechanism; (2016/06/28): compatibility bugfix with 2015 latexrelease; (2017/03/27): compatibility bugfix with 2017-05-01 latexrelease;
  • texsort.sty, v1.1 2012/05/29:
    • sorts numerical values;
    TODO: extend (rewrite) to support alphanumerical values for sorting.


Install in a standard way as any other macro package.


  • Sigitas Tolušis
  • Vytas Statulevičius (floatpag.sty)


Please see the sttools.pdf for a package list in collection and <package>.pdf for particular macro package.


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.
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sttools – Various macros

A collection of tools and macros, providing:

Version3.0 2021-10-04
LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3
MaintainerVytas Statulevičius
Sigitas Tolušis
Contained inTeX Live as sttools
MiKTeX as sttools
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