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{ledmac} is a package for typesetting scholarly critical editions.

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Problems with footnotes in two columns

I have some problems the ledmac package. The footnote from \footnotemark in the figure shows up on top of the other, and is not included in the numbering (see pic below). \documentclass{article} \...
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Why do routines of plain TeX standard insert get broken when using \mark in the midst of running text?

I use Edmac in plain XeTeX for typesetting scholarly editions, and for the first time have come across a problem that may be intractable. The text in question has frequently changing section numbers, ...
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problem with a ledmac command

There's something wrong with my style file: %%%%%%%%%%%%%Start%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \makeatletter \def\parafootfmt#1#2#3{% \normal@pars \parindent=0pt \parfillskip=0pt plus 1fil {\bf\printlines#1|}% {\...
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Why does the stemma appear twice in the footnote?

This is annoying, the stemma appears twice when I typeset this. probably something wrong with the \rhet command: % XeLaTeX can use any Mac OS X font. See the setromanfont command below. % Input to ...
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ledmac issue with nested \edtext's

Using the ledmac package the following command: \edtext{John}{\Dfootnote{This is his given name.}} gives the following output: A footnote will appear at the bottom of the page (in the 4th of 4 ...
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adding `noeledmac' when loading `ledmac'

I am working on an input file that includes \usepackage{ledmac} When I run xelatex I get this message: "Using package ledmac' is deprecated. We suggest usingreledmac' instead. If you want to continue ...
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reledmac: \footnoteX within \edtext

I have a problem with footnotes within the edtext of the reledmac package. The footnoteA in the edtext{ quidem} is fine as is. \documentclass[paper=a5,fontsize=11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[normalem]{...
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Reledpar – old “killnumber”

is there a way in the package "reledpar" to suppress the linenumber in a footnote? There was a way in the old "ledpar"-package, which was descriped in the manual (killnumber and so on, see also here). ...
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Hiring someone to help me with LaTeX for my PhD thesis

I do not know whether this is an appropriate question, but I was carrying it around for quite some weeks and now it just has to come out. I am working on my PhD thesis. My thesis will include a long ...
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Can't get ledpar to work with section headings

I'm trying to create a bilingual critical edition with Latin on the left page and English on the right. I'm trying to figure out ledpar and I can't get the following example to compile. It compiles ...
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How to change ledmac's paragraph footnotes from justified to ragged

How to change ledmac's paragraph footnotes from justified to ragged ? They seem to be justified by default, but I need them ragged left. Probably needs a redefinition of \parafootfmt, but I don't know ...
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How to produce layers of running commentaries?

I am looking to make a quite common document for which I'm nevertheless having difficulty finding the right package/setup. I want to produce a Sanskrit document (using xelatex) of a base text with ...
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pagebreak in ledpar (eledpar)

I am sort of restating this question -- however only sort of. I will (1) describe a problem, (2) assume something about the functions of ledpar, and (3) ask a question. 1. Problem I am typesetting ...
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The distance is far too big between the text and marginal notes

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{ledmac} \usepackage{ulem} \begin{document} \beginnumbering \pstart A \ledsidenote{\textit{big car}} \pend \endnumbering \end{document} The ...
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Marginpar does not appear in ledmac numbered text

For some reason my marginal notes don't appear. Is it because of line numbering? % XeLaTeX can use any Mac OS X font. See the setromanfont command below. % Input to XeLaTeX is full Unicode, so ...
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What is the right way of creating bilingual book with poetry?

I want to create a book with poetry in two columns, side-by-side, in different languages. After some googling, I chose the ledmac and ledpar packages. But then I found myself doing hacks, and I wonder ...
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How to change the distance between columns in a two column footnotes?

I'm using eledmac's \foottwocolX to put my footnotes into two columns, but can't find a way to reduce the white space between those two columns. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \TeXXeTstate=1 ...
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ledmac vs. setspace: Don’t change spacing of critical notes

Normaly setspace tries to set only the stretch of main text an footnotes are unchanged. In combination with ledmac the critical notes are stretched too. Is there a way to unstretch the notes like ...
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ledpar ignores \startstanzahook (not able to put extra space between stanzas)

The ledmac/-par manual says that I may use \startstanzahook to get extra space between stanzas. But it works only in normal verses an not in parallel typsetting. The following example may give a ...
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Ledmac - suppressing page numbers in a series of endnotes

I am using ledmac to prepare an edition with the variant reading appearing as a series of endnotes keyed to line numbers. Could you tell me how to suppress all the page numbers in this (one) series of ...
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ledpar: Get rid of any space between paragraphs while retaining the synchronization of the pagecontents

My question: Is there a way to simply get rid of any space between the paragraphs of ledpar- while retaining the pagesynch? (I understand that synchronizing paragraphs is a feature of ledpar, put I ...
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Multiple indices with ledmac and the book class

The package for critical editions, Ledmac, provides an \edindex{} command to have references to the page and line number in the standard Makeindex index. The package documentation also specifies that, ...
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LuaLatex and the “Oriental TeX Project” — Scientific Arabic Typesetting

Does anybody know something about the future of Arabic typesetting with LaTeX or LuaLaTeX? Do they develop tools and mechanisms for scientific typesetting of Arabic text? In other words: is it still ...
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problem with ledpar: “! Undefined control sequence. l.36 \ledRcolfalse”

I am trying to produce a bilingual edition with Latin on the left and English on the right using ledmac and ledpar. I cannot compile even the most minimal example as I receive the error message ! ...
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maxchunks in ledmac and ledpar

What is the idea behind the command \maxchunks in the ledmac/ledpar-package? Of course, I understand that I get an error when I have used, say, 15 times \pstart ... \pend while \maxchunks is set to {...
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ledmac/-par: No versesyncing but pagesyncing

I tried t get an answer at de.comp.text.tex, comp.text.tex [2] and golatex.de [1, in german] but without success. I hope to find help here. My friend needs to typeset a translation of a latin poem ...
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Ledpar: Does the function “ledgroup” work with ledpar

Setting a critical editions of (Greek) fragments with facing translations works fine with ledmac and ledpar. Even the critical apparatuses (up to 3) are there (at the bottom of the page). Now I have ...
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Ledmac - suppresing bold in lemma note

I am typesetting my thesis, an edition of a Latin text with Spanish translation. Bible quotations in the main text are in bold letters. However, when I make a lemma footnote I do not want the bold ...
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Ledmac \pagelinesep and Makeindex

I'm doing multiple indices for a document, using Ledmac with the Memoir class. By default, page and line numbers (produced using \edindex[]{}) are separated by a dash. I actually would like a colon ...
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CritTeXt — any sign of life?

I've been fascinated by the announcements of the upcoming features of CritTeXt in 2007. As I learned from a thread on NTG-context from early 2010 we shouldn't expect a dedicated package, but that ...
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Why is the ledmac line number misaligned with the final item?

Here's a minimal document showing the problem: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ledmac} \begin{document} \firstlinenum{1} \linenumincrement{1} \beginnumbering \pstart \begin{itemize} \item This ...
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Chapters and verses of current page in header

This question is linked to my other titlesec question Does any one know how to add the current segment location at the top of any particular page. What I need is the reference at the top of a ...
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ledpar vs. polyglossia: Problem with \begin{⟨lang⟩}…\end{⟨lang⟩}

I got a little Problem with the combination of polyglossia and ledpar. First the example \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Ledpar prints ledmac-footnotes on new blank page if \lemma{} is used

As you can see from the minimal example below, ledmac-footnotes are printed on a new blank page, if the \lemma{}-command is used. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{ledmac,ledpar} \setcounter{...
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How can I typeset parallel lists of paragraphs on facing pages?

(Not a duplicate of this question.) I'm trying to typeset a document for my father, which contains a list of paragraphs that must be printed aligned on facing pages. Page breaks must ideally not ...
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ledmac: “Suppress linenumber in footnote” OR “add some text to the apparatus”

I’d like to typset a poem an need to get a note for the unnumbered Title. Is it possible to insert something in the footnote-aparatus without printing a linenumber? In this example the Note goes to ...
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ledpar: How to force a pagebreak in {pages}-environment/stanzas?

How can I force a pagebreak in ledpar’s {pages}-environment between to \stanzas or even between two lines of a single \stanza? The reason for my question is that ledpar sometimes breaks the page ...