CTAN Announcements | 21 Sep 06:07 2014
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CTAN update: getmap

Josef Kleber submitted an update to the

                getmap

package.

Version number: 1.7
License type: lppl

Summary description: Download OpenStreetMap maps for use in documents.

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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 v1.7:

- added kml2epl and kml2gps modes to getmapdl.lua

  Google's *new* version of 'My Maps' allows the definition of
  markers, routes and arbitrary lines on different layers and
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CTAN Announcements | 21 Sep 06:05 2014
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CTAN update: drm

Donald P. Goodman submitted an update to the

                drm

package.

Version number: 2.1
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: A complete family of fonts written in Metafont.

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Version 2.1 simply added "<<" and ">>" as ligatures producing
guillemets and fixed some kerning issues.  It also fixed the widths on
the figures in the boldface italic fonts.

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   http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/drm

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

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CTAN Announcements | 20 Sep 19:45 2014
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CTAN update: xq

Stephan Weinhold submitted an update to the

                xq

package.

Version number: 0.4
License type: lppl

Summary description: Support for writing about xiangqi.

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Functional changes
* In move listings, some moves were shown as capturing that were not,
  some were shown as plain moves, while there were capturing.
* Starting point marker at i4 was missing at all board displays.
* Listings were aligned rather poorly, slightly better now.
* A new language "leibwaechter" derived from "german" but with "L"/"l"
  for advisors

Documentation and packaging
* Improvements to xqexample.tex
* Addition of bugs-0-3.tex demonstrating bugs fixed with 0.4
* Makefile added (that was used during development)
* ChangeLog started

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CTAN Announcements | 20 Sep 19:43 2014
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CTAN update: babel-greek

Günter Milde submitted an update to the

                babel-greek

package.

Version number: 1.9b
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Babel support for documents written in Greek.

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Bugfix release.

Remove spurious whitespace from "extrasgreek" definition. (Thanks to
Eike Schmidt for the report.)

Use named macros instead of non-standard short macros for psili and
dasia in the string definitions.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/babel-contrib/greek

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/babel-greek

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CTAN Announcements | 19 Sep 10:52 2014
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New on CTAN: interactiveplot

Roberto Bock submitted the

                interactiveplot

package.

Version number: 1.0
License type: lppl

Summary description: Provides an interface to create interactive 2D/3D
functions inside a PDF file. 

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This package requires pdfTeX version 1.2 or later
The output can only be viewed in Adobe Reader 11.0 or later

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/graphics/interactiveplot

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

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CTAN Announcements | 19 Sep 10:53 2014
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CTAN update: babel-french

Daniel Flipo submitted an update to the

                babel-french

package.

Version number: 3.1b
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Babel contributed support for French.

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New in v3.1b:
-- bug fix for Tikz \nullfont in LuaTeX;
-- new option SmallCapsFigTabcaptions.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/babel-contrib/french

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/babel-french

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CTAN Announcements | 19 Sep 10:51 2014
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CTAN update: facture

Maïeul Rouquette submitted an update to the

                facture

package.

Version number: 1.1
License type: other-free

Summary description: Generate an invoice.

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- la taille des marges est désormais configurable par l'utilisateur
- la taille des colonnes des tableaux est désormais configurable par
  l'utilisateur

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/xetex/latex/facture

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

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CTAN Announcements | 17 Sep 18:22 2014
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CTAN Update: biblatex-true-citepages-omit

Maïeul Rouquette submitted an update to the

              biblatex-true-citepages-omit

package.

Version number: 1.2.0
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Solve problem with commands inside optional argument of \cite.

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 This release solves all problems with commands inside optional
 arguments of \cite. No more need of \realcitepagesomitcmd.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/biblatex-contrib/biblatex-true-citepages-omit/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/biblatex-true-citepages-omit

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CTAN Announcements | 17 Sep 18:22 2014
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CTAN Update: eledmac and eledpar

Maïeul Rouquette submitted an update to the

              eledmac and eledpar

packages.

Version numbers: 1.13.0 / 1.9.0
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: New commands and option

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 This release adds four macros:

 Three of them allow to alternate text in // columns and normal text:
          -\Xnoteswidthliketwocolumns
          -\notesXwidthliketwocolumns
          -\widthliketwocolumnstrue

 There is also \AtBeginPairs which adds some arbitratry code at
 the begining of each pairs environment. For example
 \AtBeginPairs{\sloppy}.

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

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CTAN Announcements | 16 Sep 18:35 2014
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CTAN update: l3kernel

The LaTeX3 Project submitted an update to the

                l3kernel

package.

Version number: SVN 5423
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: LaTeX3 programming conventions.

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Snapshot of SVN 5423
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 - Provide 'shell' versions of modules rolled into monolithic
   expl3 so errors raised are informative
 - Tighten up input processing for \int_to_... functions
 - Allow for catcode 6 fp operators when using LuaTeX
  (works around a current LuaTeX issue)
 -Various documentation improvements

l3build:

 - Allow for another LuaTeX bug during normalisation
 - Remove public "unpack" target (was historical)
 - Produce TDS-style zip as part of "ctan" target on an opt-in
   basis
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CTAN Announcements | 16 Sep 18:33 2014
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CTAN update: guitarchordschemes

Clemens Niederberger submitted an update to the

                guitarchordschemes

package.

Version number: 0.6
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Guitar Chord and Scale Tablatures.

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- added `inner sep=0pt' to `root' and `show root' styles
- new options `chord-frets', `scales-frets' for setting the
  default fret numbers for \chordscheme and \scales
- new option `fret-number' to both \chordscheme and \scales
  for adjusting the fret number locally

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

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

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