[latexrefman-commits] r486 - in /trunk: ChangeLog latex2e.texi

jhefferon at domain.hid jhefferon at domain.hid
Sat Dec 5 13:22:46 CET 2015

Author: jhefferon
Date: Sat Dec  5 13:22:45 2015
New Revision: 486

URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman?rev=486&view=rev


Modified: trunk/ChangeLog
URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman/trunk/ChangeLog?rev=486&r1=485&r2=486&view=diff
--- trunk/ChangeLog	(original)
+++ trunk/ChangeLog	Sat Dec  5 13:22:45 2015
@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+2015-12-03  Jim Hefferon  <jhefferon at domain.hid>
+	* latex2e.texi (abstract)  Add examples.
 2015-12-03  Jim Hefferon  <jhefferon at domain.hid>
 	* latex2e.texi (\onecolumn, \twocolumn)  Adjust wording (make

Modified: trunk/latex2e.texi
URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman/trunk/latex2e.texi?rev=486&r1=485&r2=486&view=diff
--- trunk/latex2e.texi	(original)
+++ trunk/latex2e.texi	Sat Dec  5 13:22:45 2015
@@ -488,7 +488,7 @@
 \begin at domain.hid name}@}
-  ..
+  ...
 \end at domain.hid name}@}
 @end example
@@ -499,9 +499,11 @@
 \begin at domain.hid@}
     There once was a man from Nantucket \\
-     ..
+     ...
 \end at domain.hid@}
 @end example
+See at domain.hid} for a list of environments. 
 The @var{environment name} at the beginning must exactly match that at
 the end.  This includes the case where @var{environment name} ends in a
@@ -2067,14 +2069,20 @@
 @findex \begin
 @findex \end
- at domain.hid{} provides many environments for marking off certain text.
-Each environment begins and ends in the same manner:
- at domain.hid
-\begin at domain.hid}@}
-\end at domain.hid}@}
- at domain.hid example
+ at LaTeX{} provides many environments for delimiting certain behavior
+(@pxref{Environment}).  Synopsis:
+ at example
+\begin at domain.hid name}@}
+  ...
+\end at domain.hid name}@}
+ at end example
+The @var{environment name} at the beginning must exactly match that at
+the end. For instance, if you enter
+ at code{\begin at domain.hid@}} then you will get an error like
+ at samp{! LaTeX Error: \begin at domain.hid*@} on input line 5 ended by
+\end at domain.hid@}.}
 * abstract::              Produce an abstract.
@@ -2122,7 +2130,46 @@
 \end at domain.hid@}
 @end example
-Environment for producing an abstract, possibly of multiple paragraphs.
+Produce an abstract, possibly of multiple paragraphs.  This environment
+is only defined in the article and report document classes
+(@pxref{Document classes}).
+Using the example below in the article class produces a displayed
+paragraph.  Document class option @code{titlepage} causes the abstract
+to be on a separate page (@pxref{Document class options}); this is the
+default only in the report class.
+ at example
+\begin at domain.hid@}
+  We compare all known accounts of the proposal made by Porter Alexander 
+  to Robert E Lee at the Appomattox Court House that the army continue in 
+  a guerrilla war, which Lee refused.
+\end at domain.hid@}
+ at end example
+The next example produces a one column abstract in a two column document (for
+a more flexible solution, use the package @file{abstract}).
+ at c Adopted from http://www.tex.ac.uk/FAQ-onecolabs.html
+ at example
+  ...
+\begin at domain.hid@}
+\title at domain.hid Ruth as Cultural Progenitor: a Atavistic Approach@}
+\author at domain.hid \\ Jones \\ Robinson\thanks at domain.hid tracking grant.@}@}
+  \begin at domain.hid@}
+     \maketitle
+     \begin at domain.hid@}
+       Ruth was not just the Sultan of Swat, he was the entire swat team.
+     \end at domain.hid@}
+   \end at domain.hid@}
+   ]
+@{   % by-hand insert a footnote at page bottom
+ \renewcommand at domain.hid@}@}
+ \footnotetext[1]@{Thanks for all the fish.@}
+ at end example
 @node array

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