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                       |     WHERETOTRIM     |
                       |                     |
                       |     Scott Pakin     |
                       | scott+wtt@pakin.org |


wheretotrim is a Perl script and auxiliary LaTeX package that helps
LaTeX users reduce their document's page count.  It is intended to be
used with documents that exceed a publisher's specified page-length
limitation by a small amount (much less than a full column or page).
wheretotrim reports the page and column on which the least amount of
text needs to be trimmed to reduce the page count.  It works by
repeatedly rebuilding the given document, analyzing the benefit of
trimming from each column or page one line of text, then two, then
three, and so forth until the document's page count decreases.

wheretotrim has been tested only on Linux.  It might work on OS X.  It
probably won't work on Windows.


To create wheretotrim.pl and wheretotrim.sty simply run "tex
wheretotrim.ins".  Rename wheretotrim.pl to wheretotrim and install it
somewhere in your path.  Install wheretotrim.sty somewhere where LaTeX
can find it.  See
http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=instpackages for
general information about installing packages.

Copyright and license

Copyright (C) 2013 Scott Pakin

This file may be distributed and/or modified under the conditions of
the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.3c of this license
or (at your option) any later version.  The latest version of this
license is in:


and version 1.3c or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
version 2008/05/04 or later.

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (327.4k).

wheretotrim – Assist in reducing document page counts

The package provides a Perl script that analyses a document, and reports the page and column on which the least amount of text needs to be trimmed to reduce the page count.

The script has only (so far) been tested under Linux.

LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3
Copyright2013 Scott Pakin
MaintainerScott Pakin
TDS archivewheretotrim.tds.zip
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