LaTeX is a document preparation system, based on TeX.
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In more than 15 years of LaTeX usage, some experience with TeX/LaTeX macro programming has emerged, resulting in a bunch of internal hacks and ad-hoc solutions, in many cases only poorly documented (and thus hardly comprehensible after some time has passed).
However, up to now, two packages have been made available to the public:
Since it takes an awful lot of time to document macros and make everything logical and user-friendly, it is not predictable when further packages will make their way to the public.
- chroma: a reference book of LaTeX colors
- xcolor: Driver-independent color extensions for LaTeX and pdfLaTeX