Upload to Cambridge: relsize.sty

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Nov 5 23:54:09 CET 2003

Donald Arseneau writes:

> Continuing to clear out my backlog...
> I have uploaded a new version of relsize.sty to ftp.tex.ac.uk:
> relsize.sty       3.1       July 4, 2003
> to replace tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/misc/relsize.sty
> Significant changes
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> 1)
> The new version tries harder to make changes of constant relative 
> scale ("magsteps"), rather than just following the sequence of 
> font size commands (which have irregular size increments).  It 
> will continue to lock on to those specified fixed sizes (with 
> possible user control) but may interpret steps differently.
> Old: \normalsize\smaller => \small (10pt -> 9pt)
> New: \normalsize\smaller => \footnotesize (10pt -> 8pt)
> This new system is like a chromatic scale as opposed to a diatonic
> scale. (Hmmmmm maybe I should provide a "compatibility" package 
> option...)
> 2)
> The math size-changing is changed to have super/subscripts attached
> better.  It is still not a seamless solution though.

i've installed the file as requested; thanks for the upload

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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