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EPLAIN(1) General Commands Manual EPLAIN(1)


eplain - expanded plain TeX


eplain [ first-line ]


eplain is an extension of plain TeX originally described in the book TeX for nroff for the Impatient. It adds these features (among others) to plain TeX:

left-justified displays
double-column output
tables of contents
\hrule and \vrule with a different default than 0.4pt
time of day
verbatim file listing
generalized footnotes
blank and black boxes
citations using BibTeX


TeXable documentation of etex macros in texinfo format.
Online GNU Emacs info(1) files produced from eplain.texi.


texinfo(5), tex(1),
Karl Berry, eplain, TUGboat 11(4), 571--572, 1990,
Paul W. Abrahams with Karl Berry and Kathryn A. Hargreaves, TeX for nroff for the Impatient,

2 October 2022 Eplain 3.13