[Tugindia] STY files

CV Radhakrishnan cvr at river-valley.org
Thu Jan 18 14:56:28 CET 2007

On Thu, 2007-01-18 at 18:34 +0530, Dr. Parthasarathy S wrote:
> Thanks for your response on TUG.
> YES CTAN gives DTX files which you can compile with latex nd get some
> pdf documentation. But I colect sty files direcly from many sources.
> That is what causes problems.

But you can ask for documentation if you do not find one with the

> Reverse enineerin means reading the sty source. It is usually tough
> because sty files are made by LaTeX gurus.

When the King saw the mathematical knowledge of Euclid, he wanted to
learn math and asked Euclid, 'is there any easy way to math?'.  Euclid
answered, 'your excellency, there is no royal road to math'.


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