HEVEA User Documentation
May 21, 2002
This manual also exists in
PDF, and as
a bundle of HTML files.
HEVEA is a LATEX to
The input language is a fairly complete subset of LATEX 2e (old
LATEX style is also accepted) and the
output language is HTML that is (hopefully) correct with respect to
version 4.0 transitional.
Exotic symbols are translated into symbols
pertaining to the symbol font of the HTML browser, using the
FACE attribute of the
This allows the translation to HTML of quite a lot of the symbols used in
HEVEA understands LATEX macro definitions. Simple user style
files are understood with little or no modifications.
Furthermore, HEVEA customization is done by writing LATEX code.
HEVEA is written in Objective Caml, as many lexers. It is
quite fast and flexible.
Using HEVEA it is possible to translate large documents such
as manuals, books, etc. very quickly. All documents are
translated as one single HTML file. Then, the output file can be cut into
smaller files, using the companion program HACHA.
HEVEA can also be instructed to output plain text or info files.
Information on HEVEA is available at http://pauillac.inria.fr/~maranget/hevea/.
This document consists in three parts, a tutorial introduction, a
reference manual and some practical information. The latter part
includes a small index.
This document was translated from LATEX by
HEVEA and HACHA.