[OS X TeX] KOMA vs. memoir vs. ...
maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Wed Apr 20 09:30:04 EDT 2005
On 20 apr 2005, at 14:01, Ingo Reich wrote:
> thanks a lot for your suggestions, I think I'll give memoir a try,
> though I have to say that KOMA has some functionality which is really
> nice to play around with: if you want to, "typearea" calculates the
> (estimated) optimal page layout relative to the current font (and
> whatever parameters), and writes the relevant lengths (\textwidth,
> oddsidemargin etc.) to the log file. So it's quite easy to use these
> settings as a starting point for page layout with memoir (or, of
> course, standard LaTeX classes).
You can do that, but the Memoir manual also contains quite a bit on
that subject as well, including some instructions and tables you can
use to calculate these parameters manually. The strongest asset of
Memoir is its manual.
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