by Eric Marsden
This document contains information about the Lout text formatting system. It includes a collection of questions frequently asked on the Lout mailing list.
What is Lout?
2.1 What platforms does Lout run on?
2.2 Where can I get Lout?
2.3 So is Lout like a word processor?
2.4 Why use Lout instead of LaTeX or troff?
3.1 Can I produce HTML from my Lout documents?
3.2 Is there an Emacs mode for Lout?
3.3 Is there an archive of user-contributed document formats?
4.1 Lout produces ugly output in Ghostscript
4.2 Spaces using Latin2 fonts
4.3 Acrobat Reader says "Bad /BBox in font"
4.4 Huge page sizes
4.5 Unresolved cross references on Linux
How do I ... ?
5.1 How do I get quotes (
) or backslashes (
) in Lout?
5.2 How do I use accented characters in Lout?
5.3 How do I print only a selection of pages of a Lout document?
5.4 Adding new fonts
5.5 Embedding Postscript fonts in a document
5.6 Flowing text across columns
5.7 Using BibTeX databases
5.9 Related resources
5.10 Whah! I want Lout to do this! Lout shouldn't work this way!