CTAN Announcements | 1 Jan 10:54 2012
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CTAN update: acrosort

the daemon wrote:

> An upload to cam.ctan.org is in /anfs/ctan-inc/upload-20111231-135208/
> 
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> 
> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> 
> Name of contribution: acrosort
> Author's name: D. P. Story
> Package version: 1.0
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/aeb_pro/acrosort/
> Summary description: Bubble sorting of images/tiles
> License type: lppl
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> This is a package that uses Adobe Distiller as the PDF creator as well
> as Acrobat itself.
> 
> The AcroSort is a novelty LaTeX package for importing a series of
> sliced images of a picture. The sliced images are randomly arranged,
> then resorted before the user's eyes using a bubble sort. 
> 
> Images can be sliced using AcroSlice, also available through CTAN        
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thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the
catalogue repository.

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CTAN Announcements | 1 Jan 15:20 2012
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New CTAN Package: xcookybooky

On Fri, 30 Dec 2011 Sven Harder submitted the

  xcookybooky

package.

Summary description: typesetting (long) recipes with pictures and background images
License type: free

Announcement text: 
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This package is intended for typesetting recipes, which could be greater than 
one page. Above the recipe text two (optional) pictures can be displayed. You 
could enter recipe name, energy content, portions, preparation and baking time, 
baking temperatures, recipe source and of course preparation steps and required 
ingredients. At the bottom you can insert a optional hint.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/xcookybooky
.  More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/xcookybooky
(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 | 1 Jan 15:21 2012
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CTAN Update: comfortaa

On Sat, 31 Dec 2011 Mohamed El Morabity submitted an update to the

  comfortaa

package.

Summary description: Sans serif font, with LaTeX support
License type: lppl

Announcement text: Yes
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Changelog for version 2.1:
          - fix bad weight substitution when using light weight and slanted
            shape
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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/comfortaa/
.  More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/comfortaa
(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.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf
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CTAN Announcements | 1 Jan 15:22 2012
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CTAN Update: lato

On Sat, 31 Dec 2011 Mohamed El Morabity submitted an update to the

  lato

package.

Summary description: Lato font fanily and LaTeX support
License type: lppl

Announcement text: Yes
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Changelog for version 2.2:
        - update .ttf files to version 1.104
        - update documentation to mention latofonts.com
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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/lato/
.  More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/lato
(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.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf
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CTAN Announcements | 1 Jan 15:24 2012
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CTAN Update: typogrid

On Sat, 31 Dec 2011 Harald Harders submitted an update to the

  typogrid

package.

Summary description: Print a typographic grid.
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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2011/12/31  0.21  Harald Harders (harald.harders@...)
        - Change Makefile in order to produce pdf documentation
        - Set date and version explicitly in \ProvidesPackage

2003/11/09  0.20  Harald Harders (harald.harders@...), Rolf Niepraschk
        - Reimplementation, provide grid for headings and a frame for
          the margin
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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/typogrid
.  More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/typogrid
(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 | 1 Jan 15:25 2012
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CTAN Update: getfileversion

On Sat, 31 Dec 2011 Harald Harders submitted an update to the

  getfileversion

package.

Summary description: This simple shell script prints the version and date of a LaTeX input files (e.g.,
class or style files).
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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2011-12-31  v0.3  Harald Harders
        - Add support for arbitrary tex input file types

2011-12-30  v0.2  Harald Harders
        - Avoid special characters as guillemots
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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/support/getfileversion
.  More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/getfileversion
(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 | 1 Jan 19:29 2012
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Re: pst-solarsystem

Herbert Voss wrote:

> I uploaded pst-solarsystem.tgz to the uk mirror. Please put
> the files into the _new_ directory
> /graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-solarsystem/
> 
> pst-solarsystem (v. 0.12) is a PSTricks related package
> for drawing a solar system.
> 
> the authors are Manuel Luque and Herbert Voß. The license
> is as usual LPPL
> 
> pst-solarsystem plots the visible planets, projected on the plane of
> the ecliptic. As we can not represent all the planets in the real
> proportions, only Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars have the correct
> proportions of the orbits and their relative sizes are observed.
> Saturn and Jupiter are in the right direction, but not in correct size.

thanks for the upload; i have installed it and made a new entry in the
catalogue.

Users may view the package's catalogue entry at
  http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/pst-solarsystem.html
or browse the package's directory at
  http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-solarsystem/

The catalogue entry will first appear, on the web, overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

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CTAN Announcements | 2 Jan 19:43 2012
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CTAN Update: calxxxx-yyyy

On Sun, 1 Jan 2012 H.-Martin Münch submitted an update to the

  calxxxx-yyyy

package.

License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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Happy new year and all the best for 2012!
(Calender examples updated to 2012-2029.)
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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/calxxxx-yyyy/
.  More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/calxxxx-yyyy
(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.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf
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CTAN Announcements | 2 Jan 19:52 2012
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CTAN Update: regstats

On Sun, 1 Jan 2012 H.-Martin Münch submitted an update to the

  regstats

package.

License type: lppl

Announcement text: Yes
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+ Now supports (but does not require) lua(la)tex for option timer.
+ Due to the use of temporary counters, no longer a new counter is used (except when option proof=true is
chosen, of course).
+ Circumvention of the incompatibility of the atveryend package with seminar class and slidesec package introduced.
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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/regstats/
.  More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/regstats
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Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

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For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf
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CTAN Announcements | 2 Jan 19:54 2012
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New CTAN Package: romanbar

On Sun, 1 Jan 2012 H.-Martin Münch submitted the

  romanbar

package.

Summary description: Write Roman numbers (or any other text) with bars. 
License type: lppl

Announcement text:
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This LaTeX package allows to write Roman numbers (or any other text) with bars. 
(Additionally, commands for converting Arabic numbers into Roman ones are 
provided and an \ifnumeric test function.)

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/romanbar/
.  More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/romanbar
(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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