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The ABSTRACT package

    The abstract package gives you control over the typesetting of the
abstract environment, and in particular provides for a one column abstract
in a two column paper. 

    Will Robertson is now maintaining this package. Please contact him
in preference to the original author, Peter Wilson, for feature requests
and bug reports.

Change history:

Version 1.2a (2009/06/08)
- New package maintainer (Will)

Peter's change history:

Changes in version 1.2 (2009/05/23)
- Added style option
- \abstitleskip now works as described

Changes (2004/04/16) 
- Changed license from LPPL v1.0 to v1.3
- Updated contact details

Changes in version 1.1
- Added an option for a run-in heading

  Author: Peter Wilson, Herries Press
  Maintainer: Will Robertson (will dot robertson at latex-project dot org)
  Copyright 2000--2009 Peter R. Wilson
  This work may be distributed and/or modified under the
  conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either
  version 1.3c of this license or (at your option) any 
  later version: 

  This work has the LPPL maintenance status "maintained".
  The Current Maintainer of this work is Will Robertson.
  This work consists of the files:
README (this file)
  and the derived file:

  The distribution consists of the files:
README (this file)
abstract.pdf (the user manual)


    To install the package:
- run: latex abstract.ins (which will generate abstract.sty)
- Move abstract.sty to a location where LaTeX will find it (typically
  in a local texmf tree at tex/latex/abstract) and refresh the 
  file database. See the FAQ on CTAN at help/uk-tex-faq or for more information on this.
    To process the user manual
- run: pdflatex abstract.dtx
- For an index, run: makeindex -s abstract
- run: pdflatex abstract.dtx
- Print abstract.pdf for a hardcopy of the user manual 

Peter Wilson

Will Robertson
will dot robertson at latex-project dot org