> > i love LaTeX, but if you want fine-tuned control over the > > layout, it's probably not what you want. if you want > > consistent and nice layout, and really good accented > > characters, it's for you. I thought I'd better point out the Memoir document class. It's a very flexible general-purpose LaTeX class that, IIRC, gives an awful lot of control over layout. It's also got a great manual. K.