CTAN Announcements | 23 Jul 13:44 2014
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CTAN Update: schule

Johannes Pieper, Johannes Kuhaupt, and André Hilbig
submitted an update to the
                            schule
package.

Version number: 0.2
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Support for teachers in German schools

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 CHANGELOG 2014-07-21
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  - Festlegung der Standardkodierung auf utf8 in inputenc. 
  - Festlegung der Zeichenkodierung auf T1 in fontenc.
  - Integrierung einer Möglichkeit, den Stil von Anführungszeichen
    zu standardisieren.
  - Seitenzahlen für einseitige Arbeitsblätter deaktiviert.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/schule/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/schule

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CTAN Announcements | 23 Jul 12:20 2014
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New on CTAN: diwtex

Kwanleung Tse submitted the

                diwtex

package.

Version number:  2
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Tex/Latex equivalent program for Android

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 Please visit http://www.worker4math.fatcow.com for latest announcement.

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   http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/android/diwtex/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/diwtex

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CTAN Announcements | 23 Jul 10:45 2014
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CTAN Update: splint

Alexander Shibakov submitted an update to the

                  splint

package.

Version number:  1.03
License type: gpl3

Summary description:  SPLinT---write LALR(1) in TeX using bison and flex

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 New version---added indexing for bison grammar terms and
 TeX code in actions, various minor changes.

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   http://mirror.ctan.org/support/splint/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/splint

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Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

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CTAN Announcements | 22 Jul 22:11 2014
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CTAN Update: dviasm

Khaled Hosny submitted an update to the

                  dviasm

package.

Version number: 2014-07-21
License type: gpl3

Summary description: A utility for editing DVI files

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 Add support for XeTeX’s extended DVI files.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/dviware/dviasm/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/dviasm

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CTAN Announcements | 21 Jul 21:52 2014
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CTAN update: getmap

Josef Kleber submitted an update to the

                getmap

package.

Version number: 1.3
License type: lppl

Summary description: Download OpenStreetMap maps for

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The goal of this package is the simplest possible provision of
map images (OpenStreetMap, Google Maps and Google Street View 
are supported). In the simplest case, the specification of an
address is sufficient. The package loads the map using the
\write18 feature, which you must activate to use this package.
The image will be downloaded by an external Lua script. You can 
use this script also from the command line.

License: LPPL

Changes in v1.3:

- added support for Google Street View

  * new options heading, pitch, fov

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CTAN Announcements | 21 Jul 19:15 2014
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CTAN Update: l3kernel + l3packages + l3experimental

The LaTeX3 Project submitted an update to the

          l3kernel + l3packages + l3experimental

packages.

Version number: SVN 5241
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: LaTeX3 programming conventions

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 Snapshot of SVN 5421
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  - Change in treatment of juxtaposition in l3fp: now simply
    inserts "*" and thus has same precedence as explicit "*" or
    "/" (this is a breaking change as discussed previously)

  - Produce 'string-like' output as standard in l3regex
    replacements: "\ " in replacement text has catcode 10

  - New single l3str module in kernel for 'stable' \str_...
    functions

  - New \str_fold_case:n function for Unicode (UTF-8) case
    folding

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CTAN Announcements | 21 Jul 16:38 2014
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CTAN Update: exsheets

Clemens Niederberger submitted an update to the

                     exsheets

package.

Version number: 0.15
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Create exercise sheets and exams

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 - the packages `tasks' and `cntformats' are no longer a part
   of the bundle and are now distributed as packages of their
   own

 - the options `load-headings' and `load-tasks' have been
   deprecated; what they did optionally is now non-optional behaviour

 - new command \IfQuestionPropertyTF that allows to test if a
   certain question property has been set for a question

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/exsheets/

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CTAN Announcements | 21 Jul 16:14 2014
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New on CTAN: cntformats

Clemens Niederberger submitted the

              cntformats

package.

Version number: 0.7
License type: lppl

Summary description: A different way to read counters

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 The package is not really new but used to be distributed as
 part of the `exsheets' bundle. It is now a package of its own.

 Other news:
 - robustify non-expandably commands that weren't defined
   robust, yet
 - replace \def with \newcommand or \newrobustcmd where possible

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   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/cntformats/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/cntformats

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CTAN Announcements | 21 Jul 14:47 2014
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New on CTAN: tasks

Clemens Niederberger submitted the

               tasks

package.

Version number:  0.10
License type: lppl

Summary description: Horizontally columned lists

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 The package is not really new as it used to be distributed
 as part of the `exsheets' bundle. As of version 0.10 it is
 distributed as a package of its own.

 New features:

  - new option `debug'

  - new option `column-sep

  - new: optional bang to a \task forces an item to use a full
    line (\task!)

  - new: optional star to a \task forces an item to use the
    complete remaining line (\task*); the star has itself has
    an optional argument for specifying the number of columns
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CTAN Announcements | 20 Jul 21:12 2014
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CTAN Update: l3build

The LaTeX3 Project submitted an update to the

                  l3build

package.

Version number: SVN 5240
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: A testing and building system for (La)TeX

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 - Improve clarity regarding directory 'clean out'

 - Allow for manual module inclusion/exclusion

 - Standardise chk/check in variable names

 - Fix bug with dir separator on Unix

 - Typeset 'changes' info if present in .dtx files

 - Improve support for testing plain TeX/generic code

 - Documentation fixes

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CTAN Announcements | 18 Jul 06:53 2014
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CTAN update: exsol

Walter Daems submitted an update to the

                exsol

package.

Version number: 0.8
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Exercises and solutions from the same source, into
a book.

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Fixed:
 - missing babel tag
 - consuming all write handles

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/exsol/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/exsol

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