[texhax] Eplain 3.0 announcement

geolsoft at mail.ru geolsoft at mail.ru
Wed Sep 21 12:39:17 CEST 2005

I am glad to announce a new Eplain release 3.0, which can be
downloaded from


or from CTAN hosts under macros/eplain/, for example


Eplain home page is at


Eplain can now create hyperlinks in PDF files (with pdfTeX
and dvipdfm), and load some LaTeX packages:  graphics,
graphicx, color, autopict, psfrag, and url are known to
work.  For more news, see below.

Oleg Katsitadze
Eplain maintainer

Full list of news:

* Eplain now hosted at Sarovar: http://sarovar.org/projects/eplain/
* Support for hyperlinks!
* Support for (a few) LaTeX packages, notably graphicx and color.
* Incorporated ifpdf.sty into eplain.tex
* Many improvements of double-column macros.
* ConTeXt compatibility; do not wipe out toc file unnecessarily to
  allow multiple contents.
* Avoid page break at the xref \write before a list item.
* When under \indexproofing, allow hyphenation of indexed words and
  avoid shift of page body.
* New documentation for the hyperlinks and the LaTeX package support,
  many improvements of the old docs.

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