Robin Fairbairns | 1 Jul 23:11 2007
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Re: Update of the minitoc package; version 55

Jean-Pierre Drucbert wrote (while i was away at the stour festival):

> I have uploaded a new version (#55) of the minitoc package in
> the /incoming directory of ftp.tex.ac.uk . The file is named
> 
>   minitoc.zip  (14826798 bytes)
> 
> This package should completely replace its previous version in
> 
>   tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/minitoc/
> 
> The licence is LPPL.
> 
> This package allows the creation of mini-tables of contents,
> lists of figures or lists of tables per part, chapter or
> section, with language dependent titles.
> 
> This new version has the following changes or improvements:
> 
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Minitoc version #55
>    -- Added a hint (warning W0097) about the flowfram package
>       (incompatible).
>    -- Added a hint (I0053) about the float, floatrow, trivfloat, and
>       rotfloat packages.
>    -- Regrouping some marginal notes about messages; improving their
>       positions.
>    -- Improved page breaks in the documentation.
>    -- Updated the bibliography.
>    -- Updated the documentation.
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CTAN Announcements | 2 Jul 00:17 2007
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CTAN package update: svn-multi

The package described below has been updated 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: svn-multi
Author's name: Martin Scharrer
Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/svn-multi/
Summary description: v1.3 update of package
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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Main update: Verbatim processing of keywords
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Keywords are now read verbatim, i.e. \ $ % & # _ ^
are now supported inside the keyword and do not
create problems.
Please note that the needed catcode changes alter the way (La)TeX is 
processing the macros (not only the content). Create care was taken to 
support most use cases (like putting comments between the multiline 
arguments of \svnidlong) in order to not break any existing documents.

Other changes:
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CTAN Announcements | 3 Jul 11:27 2007
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CTAN has a new package: boldtensors

On Mon, 2 Jul 2007, Dr. Werner Fink submitted the

  boldtensors 

package to CTAN.

It provides bold latin and greek characters within \mathversion{normal}, 
by using ~ and "  as prefix characters.

Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/boldtensors
License: gpl

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/boldtensors/
.  More information is at
   http://tug.ctan.org/cgi-bin/ctanPackageInformation.py?id=boldtensors
(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-ann mailing list
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CTAN Announcements | 4 Jul 00:30 2007
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CTAN package update: csvtools

quoth the ctan-upload daemon at tex.ac.uk:

> An upload to cam.ctan.org is in /anfs/ctan-inc/upload-20070703-094346/
> 
> ======================================================================
> 
> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> 
> Name of contribution: csvtools
> Author's name: Nicola Talbot
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/csvtools
> Summary description: Reading data from CSV files
> License type: lppl
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Version 1.24:
> Added csvsort.sty (requires xfor package and \'Eamonn McManus' 
> compare.tex)
> Provides analogous commands to those in csvtools, but first sorts the
> data using an insertion sort algorithm.
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------

Thanks, Nicola, for the upload.  I've installed it and updated the
catalogue data.

Users may look at the package's catalogue data at
   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/csvtools.html,
or they can browse the package distribution at
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CTAN Announcements | 4 Jul 11:15 2007
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CTAN Update: animate

On Wed, 4 Jul 2007, Alexander Grahn submitted an update to the

  animate

package.

The package provides an interface to create portable, JavaScript driven 
PDF animations from sets of graphics files or from inline graphics, such 
as LaTeX picture environment, PSTricks or pgf/TikZ generated pictures, or 
just from typeset text.

Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/animate
Summary description: creating portable PDF animations from graphics files and inline graphics
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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Today's update adds 3 options:

begin={<begin text>}
end={<end text>}

timeline=<timeline file>

The first two are for use with the `animateinline' environment only.  
<begin text> and <end text> are inserted into the code at 
start and end of each frame. Mainly used for setting up some drawing 
environment, such as begin={\begin{pspicture}(...)(...)}, end={\end{pspicture}}.

The third option associates a timeline with the graphical material that 
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CTAN Announcements | 4 Jul 20:58 2007
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CTAN has a new package: Automata

The package below has been added 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: Automata v.0.1
Author's name: Gabriele Puppis
Location on CTAN:  /graphics/metapost/contrib/macros/automata
Summary description: package for metapost to draw finite state machines, 
  graphs, trees, etc.
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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This package is a collection of macros for METAPOST to
make easier to draw finite-state machines, automata,
labeled graphs, etc. Nodes can be either isolated or
arranged into matrices or trees; edges connect pairs
of nodes through arbitrary paths. Some parameters can
be specified to define different shapes for nodes and/or
different styles for the edges.
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This package is located at 
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CTAN Announcements | 5 Jul 23:53 2007
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tug.ctan.org upload: numname

The package below has been installed on tug.ctan.org and should soon be at
our mirrors.

Thanks,
Jim Hefferon
Saint Michael's College

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The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: numnamenum
Author's name: S Joshua Swamidass
Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/numname
Summary description: Converts a numerical number to the english 
  spelled-out name of the number.
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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This package converts a numerical number to the english spelled out 
name of the number. For example, 1-> one, 2-> two, 12-> twelve. It 
can also convert to the ordinal number, 1->first, 2->second, etc. 

This code was cut and paste from the memoir.cls for use as an 
independent package for projects which prefer not to use the memoir 
class.
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This package is located at 
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Robin Fairbairns | 9 Jul 00:03 2007
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CTAN package upgrade: FrenchPro V5,9994

Bernard  Gaulle wrote:

>    I just upload to ftp.tex.ac.uk the archive frenchPRO.tar.gz which
> is the updated version V5,9994 of FrenchPro. This is all the material
> to replace the language/french/frenchpro.
> 
> Mods in this update (V5,9994):
>          - previous mods introduced in V5,9993 for 
> processing the case of empty \caption{}  produced 
> a crash when used with hyperref; removed (so 
> \captionseparator is now wrongly typeset. Under 
> study).
> 
>    Reminder: FrenchPro is distributed as shareware with all source files; it
> is designed for typesetting professional French 
> documents and can work alone as a LaTeX package 
> as well as an option of Babel or MLP. This 
> distribution is using the keyboard package along 
> with the msg package for localisation. 
> i-installers are included for all platforms: 
> Windows, Unix, macOs X, Linux and co.
> 
>   The FrenchPro web site is at http://frenchpro6.com/french/

Thanks for the upload; I have installed the files and updated the
catalogue repository (the user-visible catalogue entries are updated
"overnight").

Users may view the current catalogue entry at
  http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/frenchpro.html
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CTAN Announcements | 10 Jul 00:04 2007
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CTAN package update: achemso

ctan-upload@... wrote:

quoth the cambridge upload daemon:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> 
> Name of contribution: achemso
> Author's name: Joseph Wright
> Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/achemso/
> Summary description: A BibTeX style for American Chemical Society publications
> License type: lppl
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> A few bugs made it through the v2.2a release, concerning formatting
> names.  v2.2b corrects this.  Thanks to Morad Alawneh for spotting the
> errors.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------

i've installed the new version and updated the catalogue repository;
thanks for the upload.  (the user-visible catalogue entries are updated
overnight.)

users may view the current state of the catalogue entry (not much has
changed, there):
  http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/achemso.html
or they may take a look at the package at
  http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/achemso/

Robin Fairbairns
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CTAN Announcements | 10 Jul 12:08 2007
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CTAN has a new package: The fge font

The package below 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: The fge font
Author's name: J.J. Green
Location on CTAN: /fonts/fge
Summary description: A font for Frege's Grundgesetze der Arithmetik
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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The fge font, a font of special symbols for setting Frege's 
Grundgesetze der Arithmetik and the secondary literature.
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This package is located at 
   http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/fge
.  More information is at
   http://tug.ctan.org/cgi-bin/ctanPackageInformation.py?id=fge
(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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