Rainer Schoepf | 1 Oct 10:36 1999
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Re: [ANN]: rtf2latex2e 0.263

Ujwal Sathyam writes:

 > I have uploaded rtf2latex2e 0.263. Here are the change notes:
 >
 > Release 0.263 beta (26. Sept. 1999)
 > ===================================
 > - added support for hyperlinks using the hyperref package. Translation of
 >   hyperlinks can be turned off in the r2l-pref file or from the Preferences
 >   menu in the Mac application.
 > - fixed bugs in the translation of subscripts and superscripts.
 >
 >
 > CTAN upload info:
 >
 > Node:
 > -----
 > ftp.dante.de
 >
 > Files:
 > -----
 > rtf2latex2e/rtf2latex2eMac-0.263.sit
 > rtf2latex2e/rtf2latex2eUnix-0.263.tar.gz
 > rtf2latex2e/rtf2latex2eWin-0.263.zip
 > rtf2latex2e/Release-notes.txt
 > rtf2latex2e/README
 >
 > Installation:
 > -----------
 > tex-archive/support/rtf2latex2e
 > Please replace previous release with this release.
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Rainer Schoepf | 1 Oct 10:38 1999
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Re: CTAN submission -- epmtfe25.zip

Walter Schmidt writes:

 > I have uploaded the file epmtfe25.zip to the /incoming
 > directory at ftp.dante.de.
 >
 > This is version 2.5 of the EPM TeX Front End, an integrated
 > TeX environment for OS/2, based on the EPM editor.
 >
 > Please, move the file to the directory systems/os2/epmtfe/
 > and delete the old epmtfe24.zip.
 >
 > Apart from fixing a few minor bugs (noone has ever complained
 > about them!), I have added some support for using the
 > TeX Front End with VTeX/2 and for viewing PDF files.
 >
 >
 > Best wishes
 >
 > Walter

Thanks a lot for the update, I installed it as requested.
 For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schoepf

Rainer Schoepf | 4 Oct 11:14 1999
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Re: CTAN Submission -- pitthesis v1.2

Wonkoo Kim writes:

 > I have uploaded ftp.dante.de/incoming/pitthesis.zip.
 > This is a LaTeX2e document class package for writing theses
 > at the University of Pittsburgh, PA.
 > Please replace macros/latex/contrib/supported/pitthesis/* tree
 > with this new package.

Thanks a lot for the update, I installed it as requested.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schoepf

Rainer Schoepf | 6 Oct 13:25 1999
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Re: LGrind update (version 3.62)

Michael Piefel writes:

 > I've uploaded to ftp.dante.de the file lgrind.tar.gz containing
 > the new version 3.62 of LGrind. Please replace the files in
 > support/lgrind with the contents of the archive.

Thanks a lot for the update, I installed it as requested.
 For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schoepf

Rainer Schoepf | 7 Oct 18:46 1999
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Re: Upload of ctib4tex

Oliver Corff writes:

 > I uploaded ``ctib4tex.zip'' to ftp.dante.de/incoming.
 >
 > ctib4tex contains ``Tibetan for TeX and LATeX2e'', a package
 > using a modified version of Sirlin's Tibetan font. The great
 > advantage of this Tibetan implementation is that all consonant
 > clusters are formed by TeX and Metafont. No external preprocessor
 > is needed.
 >
 > Please install the files under tex-archive/language/tibetan/ctib.
 >
 > The GNU Public Licence is applied to this package.
 >
 > This upload provides a new package rather than replacing some
 > previous version.
 >
 > Thank you very much for your ongoing support,
 >
 > Oliver Corff,
 >
 > 1999-10-08

Thanks a lot for the upload, I installed the file as suggested.
 For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schoepf

Rainer Schoepf | 7 Oct 18:50 1999
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Re: Upload request for TOPFLOAT package

Angelo Macchia writes:

 > I'm a LaTeX user and I have developed a LaTeX package (named "topfloat") to
 > move any type of float's material to top of the page.
 > The package flanks 2 floats and move them as a single box using the
 > "figure" environment.
 > My package modifies the standard layout of "\caption" by 2 command named:
 >         \figcap[width]{text}
 >         \tabcap[width]{text}
 > and 2 fonts (in TeX style):
 >         \ <at> toptipo
 >         \ <at> topdidascalia
 > I have uploaded this files: topfloat.sty and topfloat.tex (the documentation)
 >
 > ---> Which CTAN node I have uploaded to <---
 > ftp://ftp.dante.de
 >
 > ---> Where I want the files to go <---
 > /pub/tex/macros/latex/support/contrib/supported/topfloat
 >
 > ---> What licensing conditions I apply to my package <---
 > the same of LaTeX (I think gnu)
 >
 >
 > thanks for your attention:     A. Macchia

Thanks a lot for your upload, I installed the files in

  macros/latex/contrib/supported/topfloat

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Rainer Schoepf | 11 Oct 10:35 1999
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Re: CTAN Submission --- geometry 2.2

Hideo Umeki writes:

 > I have uploaded the new version of `geometry' package (v2.2)
 > to ftp.dante.de/incoming/geometry22.tar.gz. (tar + gzip)
 >
 > -------------------------------------------------
 > This new release contains the following change:
 >
 > o A bug fixed: an explicit `twoside' option was needed for even
 >                the standard book documentclass.
 >
 >   Now geometry can also recognize `twoside' given inside a documentclass.
 >   For example,
 >       \documentclass{book}
 >       \usepackage{geometry}
 >   is equivalent to
 >       \documentclass{book}
 >       \usepackage[twoside]{geometry}.
 >
 > -------------------------------------------------
 >
 > Please replace the contents of
 > /tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/supported/geometry.

Thanks a lot for the update, I installed the update as requested.
 For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schoepf

Robin Fairbairns | 11 Oct 17:57 1999
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Re: CTAN upload mathsPIC18f

Dick Nickalls writes:

> Could you please delete *all* the current directory and
> replace it with the expanded version of mpic18f.zip.
>
> -------general info ------
> MathsPIC is a DOS filter program for use with PiCTeX.
> MathsPIC 1.8f fixes an occasional problem relating to
> TeX's inability to handle scientific notation,
> and some other miscellaneous bugs.
> It also includes a utility (clean.exe) to `clean-out'
> all double commented lines (prefixed by %%) inserted
> by mathsPIC during development.
> It also includes some new commands as follows:
>
> variable(){area(ABC)}
> variable(){angle(ABC)}
> variable(){Xpoint(P)}   % gets x-coordinate of a point
> variable(){Ypoint(P)}   % gets y-coordinate of a point
> inputFile*()   % inputs files verbatim; useful for curve data
> setPointSymbol(default) % resets symbol to $\bullet$
> There is a 37 page manual in .tex/dvi/ps =
>
>
> Although mathsPIC runs nicely in a DOS box in Windoz.*,
> at least two people are currently looking at it with a view
> to porting it to UNIX/PERL.
> ---------------

i've installed the new version as requested.  thanks for the
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Reinhard Zierke | 12 Oct 02:57 1999
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CTAN Submission -- gloss 1.4

> From: Javier Bezos <jbezos@...>
>
> I've uploaded to the Dante server a new version of the gloss
> package (LPPL). The files are:
>
>   gloss.sty, gloss.tex, glsplain.bst, glsbase.bib,
>   sample.tex, sample.bib, readme
>
> and should replace the whole contents of the
> .../latex/contrib/support/gloss directory.
>
> Gloss is a package which allows the creation of glossaries
> using bibTeX. This approach has several advantages:
> - bibTeX is available in every platform where TeX is.
> - Glossary entries can be stored in databases, and you needn't
>   rewrite the definitions.
> - There are a lot of tools for managing bibTeX databases.
> - bibTeX is a programable tool and you can define your own
>   styles for acronyms, symbols, and so on.
>
> This release (1.4) has many new features:
> - Multiple glossaries.
> - Entries grouped by their initials (and the possibility of
>   defining new groups for symbols, signs, numbers, and so on).
> - Reference to the page where the term is first cited.
> - A `short' field.
> - (Re)definable styles for the printed form of entries.
> - Translation of "Glossary" to several languages.
> The code has been rewritten in full.

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Rainer Schoepf | 12 Oct 16:25 1999
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Re: CTAN Submission -- <pstoedit-3.15>

Rolf Niepraschk writes:

 > I have upload the new version of the program `pstoedit' written by
 > Wolfgang Glunz to `/incoming' on ftp.dante.de. The names of the archives
 > are
 >
 >   `pstoedit_3_15.zip' and `pstoedit_win.zip'
 >
 > Please remove the old directory `/tex-archive/support/pstoedit' and unpack
 > the archive `pstoedit_3_15.zip' with
 >
 >   unzip -a pstoedit_3_15.zip
 >
 > Then move the resulting directory `pstoedit_3.15' to
 >
 >   /tex-archive/support/pstoedit
 >
 > Next step: Create a directory `/tex-archive/support/pstoedit/win-binaries'
 > and copy `pstoedit_win.zip' to this new directory.

Thanks a lot for the update, I installed the files as requested.
  For the CTAN Team
   Rainer Schoepf

 >
 > >From `readme.txt':
 >
 > --------------------------------------
 > Copyright (C) 1993 - 1999 Wolfgang Glunz, wglunz@...
 >
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