CTAN Update: refman

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Sun Nov 19 19:25:44 CET 2006

On Sun, 19 Nov 2006 Axel Kielhorn submitted an update to the



It contains document classes (report- and article-style) for writing
technical reference manuals. It offers a wide left margin for notes to the
reader, like some of the manuals distributed by Adobe.

Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/refman
Summary description: The refman classes implement an layout suitable for reference manuals
License type: lppl

Announcement text:
This is an update to the refman classes.
It contains additional command to pass the pagesize to the DVI-Viewer (DVIPS/GS, PDFTEX, DVIPDFMX) and a new option to reduce the size of the border for online viewing.

Documentation in English and German is included.

Note to users of the August 2006 beta:
The implicit definition of the pagesize in the DVI output has been replaced by an explicit command. Add the "pagesize" option to pass the page size to the DVI-Viewer.

This package is located at
.  More information is at
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to
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Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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