CTAN update: tufte-latex

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Fri Dec 11 14:17:08 CET 2009

This package should within a day be at your local mirror.

Jim Hef{}feron
Saint Michael's College


The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: Tufte-LaTeX
Version number: 3.5.0
Author's name: Kevin Godby
Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/tufte-latex
Summary description: Document classes inspired by the work of Edward Tufte.
License type: apache2

Announcement text: 
Provided are two classes inspired, respectively, by handouts
and books created by Edward Tufte.

Changes from 3.0.0 include:

* Added a [nohyper] document class option that suppresses
loading of the hyperref package.
* Added three commands to modify the positioning of the
* Now automatically recalculates the lengths in case you've
modified the page size or margins.
* Added a B5 paper size.
* The justification of sidenotes, margin notes, captions,
and citations can be set individually now.
* The font and style of sidenotes, margin notes, captions,
and citations can now be set individually.
* The \caption command now accepts an optional vertical
offset argument.
* Added the \morefloats command that works in the same way
the morefloats package does.
* Fixed a number of bugs.


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