[XeTeX] parallel lines for multiple text versions

James Crippen jcrippen at gmail.com
Wed Oct 6 18:03:33 CEST 2010

On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 20:57, Andy Lin <kiryen at gmail.com> wrote:
> You can take a look at the gb4e package (or its predecessor
> covington). It was designed for glosses in linguistics, but the
> mechanism might suit your needs. It takes up to 3 lines of input,
> reads the first word (or group) of each line, puts those in a box,
> then reads the next word and puts those in a box... and so on. In this
> way, long lines will break at the same word/group for all 3 lines.

A newer and more flexible system is John Frampton’s expex.


It works quite well and is very well documented. It uses only TeX, but
works fine in a LaTeX environment.


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