[XeTeX] parallel lines for multiple text versions
kiryen at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 20:58:08 CEST 2010
For linguistics, there's also linguex, but since that doesn't support
3-line glosses by default (I think I hacked it back in for a project I
was doing), I didn't mention it. But the main feature of linguex is
that it doesn't require you to explicitly begin and end an example
On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 15:32, Alan Munn <amunn at gmx.com> wrote:
> On Oct 6, 2010, at 1:16 PM, Gareth Hughes wrote:
>> James Crippen wrote:>
>>> 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.
>> This looks nice. Is there a reason why it's not on CTAN?
> I think it's officially still beta (although many are using it.) John will
> put it up on CTAN when it's relatively unchanging in terms of actual
> features and functionality.
> I would also recommend it for Adam's requirements, since it would probably
> allow for easy line numbering as well.
> With respect to gb4e (actually the relevant part is cgloss4e, which is
> loaded by gb4e) I would generally recommend gb4e over covington, since
> covington doesn't interact nicely with various things. However, if you are
> using gb4e, make sure you turn off the \automath function, which allows you
> to use _ and ^ in text mode by changing their catcodes. This causes many
> things to break if you don't know what you're doing, and it induces a
> particularly nasty interaction with fontspec.
> Alan Munn
> amunn at gmx.com
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