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Press Books: Harvard

The following table lists the features required in the layout of the book style, Harvard, that have not (yet) been implemented.

Layout requirements (to do)
FeatureDescriptionComment
fontsuse lining numeralseasy; tweak core to suppress oldstyle numbers
body textcustom embedded letterhard; new class of text object, but can be done with changes to the core HM: not sure what this embedded letter is?
end noteschapter endnotes in backmatterhard; significant development will be needed to support this; endnotes by chapter can be done HM: footnotes are fine
indexgenerate and format index entrieshard; pressbooks has to generate suitable index markup HM: no indexes required

The following table lists the features required in the layout of the book, Harvard, that have been implemented.

Layout requirements (done)
FeatureDescriptionComment
paper sizepage design based on modified TP sizeworks; layout settings go in the harvard.sty file
halftitle pagetext or custom imageworks; redefine \bookhalftitle command in harvard.sty
title pagecustom layout, perhaps including an imageworks; requires change to core treatment of multiple authors HM: just a “nice” titlepage is fine
legal noticereflect specific layout requirementsworks; redefine booklegal command, subject to pressbooks support
dedicationboldface textworks; requires change to core \bookdedication command then set in harvard.sty HM: probably ok to just do a “nice” dedication
contents pagecustom part and chapter entriesworks; redefine part command, use tocloft options to modify entries
prefaceacknowledgements and introduction after contents, with roman page numbersworks; pressbooks needs to make these kind=“preface”
running headfrontmatter verso shows the chapter titleworks; redefine \fancyhead in harvard.sty (book title on verso, chapter title on recto)
parteach part page is differentworks; requires hand-coded checks that use the part number to change the layout HM: part pages can all be the same
chapterflush right chapter names with support for forced breakworks; redefine numbered and unnumbered chapter style; pressbooks to control line break
chapterpage number on chapter openers flush rightworks; redefine \fancyfoot in harvard.sty
running headverso shows part nameworks; redefine \fancyhead to use partname if mainmatter is true and partname is set
body textcustom unnumbered listworks; redefine the definition list environment (pressbooks to encode term and definition)
body textcustom extract with head, byline and bodyworks; new class of text object, but can be done with changes to the core HM: can we find a simpler/less good solution here?
body textcustom case study with head and bodyworks; new class of text heading, but can be done with changes to the core HM: can we find a simpler/less good solution here?
headingsredefine section, subsection and subsubsectionworks; redefine the corresponding commands in harvard.sty, using titlesec
tablesarbitrarily complex tables mixing text and tabular materialworks; pressbooks has to generate suitable xml HM: they will produce only simple tables
custom floatschoice of shaded and ruled floats (boxed text)works; pressbooks has to generate a group and caption HM: this is for? images?
afterwordabout the author(s) in backmatterworks; requires an additional heading style (use paragraph)

Using the Attach:harvard.sty file depends on the following book metadata settings:

The harvard style file requires Wikibook PDF server version 1.2.0 or above, as it supports the subtitle and author features added to implement the Fortress style.

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