CTAN Announcements | 10 Feb 16:05 2016

CTAN update: musixtnt

Bob Tennent submitted an update to the

                musixtnt

package.

Version number: 2016-01-30
License type: gpl2

Summary description: A MusiXTeX extension library that enables
transformations of the effect of notes commands

Announcement text:
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fixmsxpart dropped; it can be replaced by the autosp preprocessor in
the autosp package;
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CTAN Announcements | 10 Feb 16:04 2016

CTAN update: M-Tx

Bob Tennent submitted an update to the

                M-Tx

package.

Version number: 0.62 2016-02-08
License type: gpl2

Summary description: A preprocessor for pmx

Announcement text:
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0.  adjustments to be consistent with MusiXTeX-1.21
 1.  `TeX` preamble command for Type 2 TeX strings.
 2.  Assertions: Range, Bars.
 3.  User's Manual thoroughly revised.
 4.  Misnamed procedure `tex3` is now `TeXtype2`.
 5.  Page and font macros are included in `mtx.tex`.
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CTAN Announcements | 10 Feb 16:00 2016

CTAN update: pstricks-add

Domionique Rodriguez and Herbert Voß submitted an update to the

                pstricks-add

package.

Version number: 3.79
License type: lppl

Summary description: A collection of add-ons and bugfixes for PSTricks

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pstricks-add.tex ----------- (hv)
 v 3.79  2016-02-09 - added optional argument randInit to intialize
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   http://mirror.ctan.org/graphics/pstricks/contrib/pstricks-add

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   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/pstricks-add

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CTAN Announcements | 10 Feb 15:58 2016

CTAN update: musixtex

Bob Tennent submitted an update to the

                musixtex

package.

Version number: 1.21 2016-02-07
License type: gpl2

Summary description: Sophisticated music typesetting

Announcement text:
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+ \centerbar positioning corrected
+ new commands \Changeclefs, \cHpause, \centerHpause
+ support for bracket piano-pedal motation
+ adjustments to offsets and vertical position of tremolos
+ \txtfont definitions musicsize-dependent
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CTAN Announcements | 10 Feb 15:57 2016

CTAN update: quran

Seiied-Mohammad-Javad Razavian submitted an update to the

                quran

package.

Version number: 1.05 2016-02-09
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: An easy way to typeset any part of The Holy Quran

Announcement text:
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Now, \quransurah and \quranayah macros are capable of using
trasliteration of surah's name in addition to surah's order. For
example both \quransurah[1] and \quransurah[Al-Fatiha] have the same
result.
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CTAN Announcements | 10 Feb 14:16 2016

CTAN update: pmx

Don Simons submitted an update to the

                 pmx

package.

Version number: 2.7.3 2016-02-02
License type: gpl2

Summary description: Preprocessor for MusiXTeX

Announcement text:
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+ adjustments to multi-bar rests to be consistent with MusiXTeX-1.21
  + Octave treble clef command
  + Slurs aligned with stem ends
  + New, smaller segno
  + can now handle lyrics directly
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CTAN Announcements | 10 Feb 14:16 2016

New on CTAN: parades

Oleg Parashchenko submitted the

                 parades

package.

Version number: 2016-02-09
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Tabulators and space between paragraphs in galley 
approach

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The LaTeX package paravesp controls the spaces above and below paragraphs.

The python script parades.py generates paragraph styles with support of 
space above, space below and tabulators.

The system imposes the galley approach on the document.

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

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    http://www.ctan.org/pkg/parades

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CTAN Announcements | 10 Feb 08:05 2016

CTAN update: autosp

Bob Tennent submitted an update to the

                 autosp

package.

Version number: 2016-01-30
License type: gpl2

Summary description: A Preprocessor that generates note-spacing commands 
for MusiXTeX scores

Announcement text:
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Two small bugs corrected. Multi-bar rests now use modern H-rest notation.
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    http://mirror.ctan.org/support/autosp

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CTAN Announcements | 10 Feb 06:07 2016

New on CTAN: emisa

Stefan Strecker and Martin Sievers submitted the

                emisa

package.

Version number: 2.0
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: A LaTeX package for preparing manuscripts for the
journal EMISA

Announcement text:
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The EMISA LaTeX package is provided for preparing manuscripts for
submission to EMISA, and for preparing accepted submissions for
publication as well as for typesetting the final document by the
editorial office. Articles in EMISA are published online at
https://emisa-journal.org (in the Portable Document Format or PDF
format).

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

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CTAN Announcements | 9 Feb 20:27 2016

New on CTAN: crimson

Bob Tennent submitted the

                crimson

package.

Version:  2016-02-07
License:  ofl

Summary description:  Crimson fonts with LaTeX support

Announcement text:
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 This package provides LaTeX, pdfLaTeX, XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX support
 for the Crimson family of fonts, designed by Sebastian Kosch.
 The Crimson family is for book production in the tradition of
 beautiful oldstyle typefaces, inspired particularly by the work
 of people like Jan Tschichold (Sabon), Robert Slimbach (Arno, Minion)
 and Jonathan Hoefler (Hoefler Text).

 Support for small caps and old-style numerals is still "under construction";
 these features are not supported by this version of the package.

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   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/crimson

The package's files themselves can be inspected at
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CTAN Announcements | 9 Feb 13:47 2016

CTAN update: luatexja

The LuaTeX-ja project submitted an update to the

                 luatexja

package.

Version number: 20160208.0
License type: bsd

Summary description: Typeset Japanese with Lua(La)TeX

Announcement text:
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This release fixes several bugs.
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This package is located at
    http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/luatex/generic/luatexja

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