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## Standard packages

The following packages are distributed with LaTeX:

alltt

This package provides the `alltt` environment, which is like the `verbatim` environment except that `\`, `{`, and `}` have their usual meanings. It is described in `alltt.dtx` and LaTeX: A Document Preparation System.

doc
This is the basic package for typesetting the documentation of LaTeX programs. It is described in `doc.dtx` and in The LaTeX Companion.
exscale
This provides scaled versions of the math extension font. It is described in `exscale.dtx` and The LaTeX Companion.
fontenc
This is used to specify which font encoding LaTeX should use. It is described in `ltoutenc.dtx`.
graphpap

This package defines the `\graphpaper` command; this can be used in a `picture` environment.

ifthen
Provides commands of the form `if...then do... otherwise do...'. It is described in `ifthen.dtx` and The LaTeX Companion.
inputenc

This is used to specify which input encoding LaTeX should use. It is described in `inputenc.dtx`.

latexsym
LaTeX2e no longer loads the LaTeX symbol font by default. To access it, you should use the `latexsym` package. It is described in `latexsym.dtx` and in The LaTeX Companion; see also Section 6.
makeidx
This provides commands for producing indexes. It is described in LaTeX: A Document Preparation System and in The LaTeX Companion.
newlfont
This is used to emulate the font commands of LaTeX 2.09 with the New Font Selection Scheme. It is described in The LaTeX Companion.
oldlfont
This is used to emulate the font commands of LaTeX 2.09. It is described in The LaTeX Companion.
showidx
This causes the argument of each `\index` command to be printed on the page where it occurs. It is described in LaTeX: A Document Preparation System.
syntonly
This is used to process a document without typesetting it. It is described in `syntonly.dtx` and in The LaTeX Companion.
tracefnt
This allows you to control how much information about LaTeX's font loading is displayed. It is described in The LaTeX Companion.

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Rainer Schoepf
Thu Jul 31 16:46:28 MEST 1997