NAME eplain - extended plain TeX

SYNOPSIS eplain [ first-line ]

DESCRIPTION This manual page is not meant to be exhaustive. The complete documen- tation for this version of TeX can be found in the info file or manual Web2C: A TeX implementation.

eplain is an extension of plain TeX described in the book TeX for nroff for the Impatient. It adds these features (among others) to plain TeX:

· left-justified displays

· double-column output

· tables of contents

· hrule and vrule with a different default than 0.4pt

· time of day

· verbatim file listing

· generalized footnotes

· blank and black boxes

· citations using BibTeX

FILES eplain/doc/eplain.texi TeXable documentation of etex macros in texinfo format.

eplain.info* Online GNU Emacs info(1) files produced from eplain.texi.

The complete eplain distribution is available via anonymous ftp to the Internet host ftp.cs.umb.edu from the file pub/tex/eplain.tar.Z which is linked to another file containing the most recent version of the package. Major TeX archive sites should also have it.

SEE ALSO emacs(1), info(1), initex(1), tex(1), xinfo(1). Karl Berry, eplain, TUGboat 11(4), 571--572, 1990. Paul W. Abrahams with Karl Berry and Kathryn A. Hargreaves, TeX for nroff for the Impatient, Addison-Wesley, 1990, ISBN 0-201-51375-7.

Web2C 7.5.6 14 December 1993 EPLAIN(1)