» what it can right now is » [...] Aaargh! i've been waiting badly for most of these features! Some questions: could it be possible to have automatic landscape mode for floats depending on their geometry? what is the position of the latex team about putting non-tex features (like color, rotations...) into the kernel or templates? More involved: is there any chance to see automatic `picinpar' (say, a float specifier telling: if width < .4\columnwidth, run the text of the current par around, but if a page break occurs, or it would collide with some long equation, then center it [appropriate parameters to be found...])? You're talking of floats in the margin, what about `floating footnotes' in the margin? (i'm thinking of these bible editions where the commentaries go to the margin next to their calls, and fill the bottom (sometimes the top) of the page depending on their length relative to the main text's length... Thierry Bouche, Grenoble.