LaTeX: lettrine map for 3 line drop caps; Roman slope, findent, nindent

Tuesday, 11 March 2008

These are a skosh sloppier visually than I’d like but if I don’t post them now I never will. The goal is to cuddle the drop caps but not too closely. Click for the PDF it produces.

Drop caps with lettrine

And the raw LaTeX

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage{ragged2e,multicol,parallel}
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
\usepackage{pslatex}

\usepackage{lettrine}
\setcounter{DefaultLines}{3}

\makeatletter
\renewcommand\normalsize{%
\@setfontsize\normalsize{8pt}{9.2pt}}
\makeatother

\addtolength{\oddsidemargin}{-.825in}
\addtolength{\evensidemargin}{-.825in}
\addtolength{\textwidth}{1.25in}
\addtolength{\topmargin}{-1.25in}
\addtolength{\textheight}{2.15in}

\begin{document}

{\centering\Large Lettrine maps for Roman caps; slope, findent, nindent\\
{\small Ashley Pond V}
\par}

\RaggedRight

\begin{multicols}{2}

\lettrine[slope=.6em,findent=-.9em,nindent=.75em]{A}{}t, aliquip interdico vel eligo iusto refero regula esse opto fere reprobo feugait. Sed dignissim velit enim, aliquam saepius. Iusto metuo, illum conse\dots[\textit{slope=.6em,findent=-.9em,nindent=.75em}]

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\lettrine[slope=.1em,findent=-.3em,nindent=.3em]{B}{}olus nibh vulpes, interdico turpis acsi verto quae proprius ideo adsum tation rusticus. Augue singularis, mauris nisl letatio saepius, importunus epul\dots[\textit{slope=.1em,findent=-.3em,nindent=.3em}]

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\lettrine[slope=.1em,findent=0pt,nindent=.1em]{C}{}onventio valde illum tum quae luctus exputo veniam te multo mauris. Natu meus turpis refoveo adsum sudo, dignissim pecus velit vulputate velit quidem,\dots[\textit{slope=.1em,findent=0pt,nindent=.1em}]

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\lettrine[slope=-.4em,findent=0pt,nindent=.4em]{D}{}iam humo, ideo, consequat jus, eu pala dolore, verto in mara. Adipiscing transverbero, minim modo torqueo, ratis. Refero conventio, jugis, iustum, let\dots[\textit{slope=-.4em,findent=0pt,nindent=.4em}]

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\lettrine[slope=.2em,findent=0pt,nindent=0pt]{E}{}a paulatim immitto jumentum vel, os facilisi acsi acsi lobortis, fere eum, luctus. Camur quis, inhibeo blandit abico eros vicis abbas velit dolore. Mo\dots[\textit{slope=.2em,findent=0pt,nindent=0pt}]

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\lettrine[slope=-.8em,findent=.1em,nindent=0pt]{F}{}eugiat refero lobortis sudo plaga letatio ideo facilisis importunus. Torqueo, valetudo tristique erat zelus in nonummy. Hos incassum praemitto praesen\dots[\textit{slope=-.8em,findent=.1em,nindent=0pt}]

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\lettrine[slope=0pt,findent=0pt,nindent=0pt]{G}{}iu quadrum multo ea epulae paulatim, turpis, vereor modo. Tation praesent damnum damnum nisl letatio saepius, importunus vulputate wisi zelus laoreet,\dots[\textit{slope=0pt,findent=0pt,nindent=0pt}]

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\lettrine[slope=.1em,findent=0pt,nindent=0pt]{H}{}umo populus exerci valde voco hos, vel suscipere vero. Iriure vero in humo, suscipere esca odio aptent immitto illum abico facilisis. Ne similis eum l\dots[\textit{slope=.1em,findent=0pt,nindent=0pt}]

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\lettrine[slope=.1em,findent=0pt,nindent=0pt]{I}{}aceo hendrerit adipiscing et sagaciter enim ex iusto dolus. Capio laoreet refoveo eu, nunc os consequat duis causa ex in regula vel antehabeo imputo\dots[\textit{slope=.1em,findent=0pt,nindent=0pt}]

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\lettrine[slope=0pt,findent=0pt,nindent=0pt]{J}{}ugis minim tation populus sino illum esse. Augue cogo acsi feugait iriure, appellatio, enim, uxor camur. Ut zelus loquor, wisi nostrud in enim distine\dots[\textit{slope=0pt,findent=0pt,nindent=0pt}]

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\lettrine[slope=.8em,findent=-.1em,nindent=-.4em]{K}{}ommodo facilisi, vindico, lenis lucidus populus duis vel sed dolore validus nibh tincidunt. Demoveo transverbero, imputo, ad abdo zelus cui, similis i\dots[\textit{slope=.8em,findent=-.1em,nindent=-.4em}]

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\lettrine[slope=1.6em,findent=-1.3em,nindent=0pt]{L}{}etatio facilisi vicis venio esse dignissim ex paratus. Autem esse, volutpat odio, regula exerci esse lobortis eum. Distineo minim verto abluo magna wi\dots[\textit{slope=1.6em,findent=-1.3em,nindent=0pt}]

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\lettrine[slope=.1em,findent=0pt,nindent=0pt]{M}{}acto distineo eu, acsi, si humo ingenium vicis aptent duis quibus vel minim virtus. Enim praemitto augue acsi neo, uxor si usitas proprius voco, et, e\dots[\textit{slope=.1em,findent=0pt,nindent=0pt}]

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\lettrine[slope=0em,findent=-.1em,nindent=0pt]{N}{}onummy, metuo, typicus tristique os vel cui ut tincidunt, ad ea sudo dignissim loquor, qui. Delenit foras vel probo causa, vel refero. Iriure eros qui\dots[\textit{slope=0em,findent=-.1em,nindent=0pt}]

\columnbreak

\lettrine[slope=-.3em,findent=0pt,nindent=.4em]{O}{}ccuro refero defui ne occuro, aptent ingenium accumsan vereor decet foras te. Vicis vicis minim jus aliquip, feugiat valetudo inhibeo ideo magna. Pat\dots[\textit{slope=-.3em,findent=0pt,nindent=.4em}]

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\lettrine[slope=-1em,findent=.1em,nindent=0em]{P}{}opulus praesent bis jus ut tation nimis delenit tristique iaceo. In premo autem exerci, letalis quibus luptatum ibidem si, dolus letalis refoveo conse\dots[\textit{slope=-1em,findent=.1em,nindent=0em}]

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\lettrine[slope=-.3em,findent=0pt,nindent=.4em,loversize=-0.05,lraise=0.1]{Q}{}uidne quadrum eligo praesent mara ulciscor nimis. Genitus nulla pala capto feugait accumsan scisco, lobortis erat vel pertineo et. Lobortis oppeto ex \dots[\textit{slope=-.3em,findent=0pt,nindent=.4em,loversize=-0.05,lraise=0.1}]

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\lettrine[slope=.5em,findent=-.2em,nindent=-.2em]{R}{}egula at, decet nullus, jumentum neque ex. Occuro minim dignissim quis, ex dignissim distineo opto inhibeo jugis veniam accumsan iusto rusticus. Tego \dots[\textit{slope=.5em,findent=-.2em,nindent=-.2em}]

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\lettrine[slope=.1em,findent=0pt,nindent=-.1em]{S}{}uscipit utrum, elit sed populus, delenit ventosus vereor mauris. Dolus vel vel sagaciter veniam, metuo ex tamen defui paratus. Melior immitto consequa\dots[\textit{slope=.1em,findent=0pt,nindent=-.1em}]

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\lettrine[slope=0pt,findent=0em,nindent=-.4em]{T}{}incidunt ideo luctus dolore minim ymo duis hendrerit obruo. Et abdo opes autem amet patria. Abluo, eu adipiscing ullamcorper haero epulae jus olim vul\dots[\textit{slope=0pt,findent=0em,nindent=-.4em}]

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\lettrine[slope=-.1em,findent=0pt,nindent=-.1em]{U}{}llamcorper in qui dolore zelus, facilisi praesent consequat sit utinam verto blandit, et esse. Elit gilvus quis delenit utrum, indoles aliquip. Tation\dots[\textit{slope=-.1em,findent=0pt,nindent=-.1em}]

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\lettrine[slope=-.4em,findent=0pt,nindent=-.3em]{V}{}entosus, vel zelus vel, lucidus amet reprobo ad tego quae, utinam melior verto. Amet quod ut voco praesent aliquip feugiat luptatum iusto. Minim indol\dots[\textit{slope=-.4em,findent=0pt,nindent=-.3em}]

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\lettrine[slope=-.4em,findent=0pt,nindent=-.3em]{W}{}isi natu nostrud meus jugis, validus regula, te vel aliquam. Vel vel secundum dolore iustum ut suscipit. Damnum enim commoveo quibus ne vero veniam, i\dots[\textit{slope=-.4em,findent=0pt,nindent=-.3em}]

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\lettrine[slope=.8em,findent=-.1em,nindent=-.4em]{X}{}enophopes abdo iustum, nobis enim exerci olim qui iusto nimis, saepius. Lucidus ad ut hendrerit persto feugiat utrum te in, luptatum iustum hendrerit \dots[\textit{slope=.8em,findent=-.1em,nindent=-.4em}]

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\lettrine[slope=-.2em,findent=0pt,nindent=-.5em]{Y}{}mo suscipit feugait mos tego qui paratus, decet. Causa ibidem, diam si vicis occuro delenit macto proprius. Wero praemitto praesent eu ideo eum, camur\dots[\textit{slope=-.2em,findent=0pt,nindent=-.5em}]

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\lettrine[slope=.8em,findent=0pt,nindent=-.4em]{Z}{}elus hendrerit scisco ymo dignissim caecus molior commodo. Humo, abigo vel praesent, et enim, dolore lobortis incassum, fere in lobortis ulciscor prop\dots[\textit{slope=.8em,findent=0pt,nindent=-.4em}]

\end{multicols}

\end{document}

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