EPLAIN(1)                                               EPLAIN(1)

NAME
       eplain - extended plain TeX

SYNOPSIS
       eplain [ first line ]

DESCRIPTION
       This  manual page is not meant to be exhaustive.  The com-
       plete documentation for this version of TeX can  be  found
       in the info file or manual Web2C: A TeX implementation.

       eplain  is an extension of plain TeX described in the book
       TeX for the Impatient.  It adds these features (among oth-
       ers) to plain TeX:

              o  left-justified displays

              o  double-column output

              o  tables of contents

              o  \hrule  and \vrule with a different default than
                 0.4pt

              o  time of day

              o  verbatim file listing

              o  generalized footnotes

              o  blank and black boxes

              o  citations using BibTeX

FILES
       eplain/doc/eplain.texi
              TeXable documentation of  etex  macros  in  texinfo
              format.

       eplain.info*
              Online   GNU  Emacs  info(1)  files  produced  from
              eplain.texi.

       The complete eplain distribution is available  via  anony-
       mous ftp to the Internet host ftp.cs.umb.edu from the file
       pub/tex/eplain.tar.Z which is linked to another file  con-
       taining the most recent version of the package.  Major TeX
       archive sites should also have it.

SEE ALSO
       emacs(1), info(1), initex(1), tex(1), xinfo(1).
       Karl Berry, eplain, TUGboat 11(4), 571--572, 1990.
       Paul W. Abrahams with Karl  Berry  and  Kathryn  A.  Harg-
       reaves,  TeX for the Impatient, Addison-Wesley, 1990, ISBN
       0-201-51375-7.

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