CTAN Announcements | 1 Nov 15:37 2006

CTAN has a new package: Synapsen

A new package has been installed on tug.ctan.org and should soon be at
your favorite mirror.

Thanks again,
Jim Hefferon
Saint Michael's College

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The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: Synapsen. A hypertextual card index
Author's name: Markus Krajewski
Location on CTAN: /biblio/bibtex/utils/Synapsen
Summary description: Reference management software, bibliography gui tool or 
  card index for bibtex
License type: shareware

Announcement text: 
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Synapsen is a hypertextual card index or reference organizer, esp. 
designed for BibTeX. 

The Software is written in JAVA, and therefore it runs on all major 
operating systems (Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Unix). 

For further information, manual, screen shots etc. see 
http://www.verzetteln.de/synapsen/
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CTAN Announcements | 2 Nov 14:41 2006

CTAN has a new package: otfinst

A new package has been installed at tug.ctan.org and should soon be
at your favorite mirror.

Thanks again,
Jim Hefferon
Saint Michael's College

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The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: otfinst
Author's name: John Owens
Location on CTAN: /fonts/utilities/otfinst
Summary description: Tool for installing OpenType fonts for use in 
  TeX/LaTeX systems
License type: bsd

Announcement text: 
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otfinst takes a list of OpenType font files as input, uses Eddie Kohler's 
otftotfm to install them into a TeX/LaTeX system, and builds and installs 
the necessary font description and style files. otfinst was formerly 
known as otftex_install and is written in Python. It has similar capabilities 
to Marc Penninga's fontools.

http://www.ece.ucdavis.edu/~jowens/code/otfinst/
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This package is located at 
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CTAN Announcements | 3 Nov 11:34 2006
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CTAN update: protocol

On Thu, 2 Nov 2006, Thomas Leineweber submitted an update to the

  protocol

package.

Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/protocol
Summary description: A class for typesetting minutes (only german)
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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This version supercedes the old version of protocol and has the following new "features":
 - uses koma-script class as main class
 - correct decision for the next meeting
 - additional environment Absent for absent persons
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This package is located at 
   http://dante.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/protocol
.  More information is at
   http://tug.ctan.org/info/?id=protocol
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org .  
Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf
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CTAN Announcements | 3 Nov 11:38 2006
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CTAN update: kvsetkeys v1.1

On Mon, 30 Oct 2006, Heiko Oberdiek submitted an update to his

 kvsetkeys

package.

This package provides \kvsetkeys, a variant of package keyval's \setkeys. 
It allows to specify a handler that deals with unknown options. Active 
commas and equal signs may be used (e.g. see babel's shorthands) and only 
one level of curly braces are removed from the values.

Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/oberdiek/
License: LPPL

Changes:
 * kvsetkeys v1.1
   * Interface for handler definition fixed.
   * Example added.
 * oberdiek-tds.zip updated.

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This package is located at 
   http://dante.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/oberdiek
.  More information is at
   http://tug.ctan.org/info/?id=kvsetkeys
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org .  
Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

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CTAN Announcements | 4 Nov 14:29 2006

CTAN has a new package: euenc

A new package has been put up on tug.ctan.org and should soon be at 
the mirror that you like best.

Thank you for the contribution,
Jim Hefferon
Saint Michael's College

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The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:
Name of contribution: euenc
Author's name: Will Robertson
Location on CTAN: /macros/xetex/latex/euenc
Summary description: Unicode font encoding definitions for XeTeX
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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Font encoding definition(s) for unicode fonts loaded by LaTeX in XeTeX. 
At present, consists only of the EU1 encoding, which fontspec uses for 
unicode fonts with no macro-level processing required for accents, and 
no restriction on glyphs provided by a font. Includes font definition 
files for the Latin Modern OpenType fonts.
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This package is located at 
   http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/xetex/latex/euenc
.  More information is at
   http://tug.ctan.org/cgi-bin/ctanPackageInformation.py?id=euenc
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
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CTAN Announcements | 6 Nov 14:11 2006

tug.ctan.org upload: prerex-3.2

The package here has been updated at tug.ctan.org and should soon be updated
at your favorite mirror.

Thank you,
Jim Hefferon
Saint Michael's College

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The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: prerex-3.2
Author's name: Bob Tennent
Location on CTAN: /graphics/prerex
Summary description: Interactive editor for prerequisite charts, macro 
  support, patch for PDF viewer.
License type: gpl

Announcement text: 
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This release includes a new feature: a patch to the source files of 
kpdf to enable tooltip display and clipboard selection of coordinates 
of course boxes and background points. These capabilities can be used 
during chart editing.
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This package is located at 
   http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/graphics/prerex
.  More information is at
   http://tug.ctan.org/cgi-bin/ctanPackageInformation.py?id=prerex
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CTAN Announcements | 6 Nov 14:16 2006

tug.ctan.org upload: jeopardy

The package below has been updated at tug.ctan.org and those updates should
soon be at your favorite mirror.

Thank you for the upload,
Jim Hefferon
Saint Michael's College

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The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: jeopardy
Author's name: Robert Marik
Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/jeopardy/
Summary description: Build a jeopardy game in LaTeX.
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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The jeopardy package allows to build a jeopardy game with pdfLaTeX. It 
is based on the jj_game class and exerquiz package, written by D. P. 
Story.  The author of the game can use multichoice questions or fill-in 
questions.  The answer for fill-in questions is either a mathematical 
formula or text string (see the documentation of exerquiz and 
\RespBoxMath and \RespBoxTxt commands to learn more about the
capabilities).  JavaScripts are written to record the score.  If the 
score is greater than a given value, a hidden string is shown.  The 
user should use the style with some screen presentation package, such 
as web or pdfscreen.

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CTAN Announcements | 7 Nov 23:10 2006

CTAN package update: glhyph

A package has been updated at tug.ctan.org and should soon make its way to
the mirror that you like best.

Thanks again,
Jim Hefferon
Saint Michael's College

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The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: glhyph
Author's name: Javier A. Múgica de Rivera
Location on CTAN: /language/hyphenation
Summary description: Major upgrade for glhyph.tex
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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Major upgrade of the hyphenation patterns for Galician. They now follow 
a scheme similar to the spanish ones.
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This package is located at 
   http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/language/hyphenation
.  More information is at
   http://tug.ctan.org/cgi-bin/ctanPackageInformation.py?id=glhyph
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org .  
Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
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CTAN Announcements | 8 Nov 01:30 2006
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CTAN has a new package: isodoc 0.1

A new package

  isodoc

by Wybo Dekker has been installed on CTAN and should soon be at your
favorite mirror.

Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/isodoc
License: lppl

Description:
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The isodoc class can be used for the preparation of letters, invoices,
and, in the future, similar documents. Documents are set up with options,
thus making the class easily adaptable to user's wishes and extensible for
other document types.  Victor Eijkhout's NTG brief class, which implements
the NEN1026 standard, was the starting point.
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This package is located at
   http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/isodoc/
.  More information is at
   http://tug.ctan.org/cgi-bin/ctanPackageInformation.py?id=isodoc
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org .
Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
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Thanks for the upload.

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CTAN Announcements | 8 Nov 19:55 2006

[Fwd: tug.ctan.org upload: Free Math Font Survey for Vietnamese]

The package described below has been installed at tug.ctan.org and should by now
be at your favorite mirror.

Thank you again,
Jim Hefferon
Saint Michael's College

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The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: Free Math Font Survey for Vietnamese
Author's name: Th�i Ph� Kh�nh H�a
Location on CTAN: /info/Free_Math_Font_Survey/vn
Summary description: Vietnamese version of the Free Math Font Survey
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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This is a Vietnamese translation of the Free Math Font Survey by Stephen Hartke.
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This package is located at 
   http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/Free_Math_Font_Survey/
.  More information is at
   http://tug.ctan.org/cgi-bin/ctanPackageInformation.py?id=free-math-font-survey-vn
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org .  
Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

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