[texhax] typesetting large type

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Aug 19 16:08:20 CEST 2008

On Aug 19, 2008, at 8:18 AM, Tom Sgouros wrote:

> Is there a way to typeset a paragraph so that the text of the entire
> first line or two is in a larger font than the succeeding lines?  You
> sometimes see this effect in newspapers and magazine typesetting.
> Browsing CTAN hasn't really helped, since I don't know what to call
> this.  Any thoughts?

Donald Arseneau's magaz.sty has a feature for that:


It works quite well --- I used it in an HS phonebook linead  
typesetting system we've developed here at work.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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