CTAN Announcements | 1 Jun 11:49 2012
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CTAN update: nolbreaks

the daemon was busy last night:

> Name of contribution: nolbreaks
> Author's name: Donald Arseneau

> Package version: 1.2
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/nolbreaks/
> Summary description: Prevent line breaks in text while allowing flexible spaces
> License type: pd
> 
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> \nolbreaks now suppresses line breaks after explicit hyphen
> characters, which it did not do previously.
>
> Also added a more definitive "public domain" statement.

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/nolbreaks.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/nolbreaks/

The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) on the web, by tomorrow
morning (Cambridge time).

Robin Fairbairns
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CTAN Announcements | 1 Jun 11:39 2012
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CTAN update: ulem.sty

the daemon tells me:

> Name of contribution: ulem.sty
> Author's name: Donald Arseneau
> Package version: 2012-05-18
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/ulem/
> Summary description: Small patch release for ulem
> License type: other-free
> 
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Only ulem.sty has changed, by removing an erroneous line.       

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/ulem.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/ulem/

The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) on the web, by tomorrow
morning (Cambridge time).

Robin Fairbairns

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CTAN Announcements | 1 Jun 12:21 2012
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CTAN update: NewTX

the daemon wrote:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> 
> Name of contribution: NewTX
> Author's name: Michael Sharpe
> Package version: 0.95
> Location on CTAN: fonts/newtx
> Summary description: New version of txfonts, with improved metrics and options.
> License type: lppl
> 
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> This version offers enhanced Libertine and newtxmath options that allow the 
> use of fewer mathgroups. Math metrics have been tweaked and 
> documentation improved.

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/newtx.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/fonts/newtx

The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) on the web, by tomorrow
morning (Cambridge time).

Robin Fairbairns
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CTAN Announcements | 1 Jun 12:41 2012
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CTAN update: beamer

the daemon's cry echoes down the long corridor full of uploads...

> Name of contribution: beamer
> Author's name: Joseph Wright
> Package version: v3.20
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/beamer/
> Summary description: A LaTeX class for producing presentations and slides
> License type: lppl
> 
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> v3.20:
>  - Improvements to colour-coding of biblatex bibliographies
>  - Correctly test for lack of institution information
>    when using 'infolines' theme
>  - Save and restore skipping of non-frame text correctly 
>    when in article mode
>  - Save and restore LaTeX definition of \frame in article
>    mode
>  - Improved Nynorsk translator strings

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/beamer.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/beamer/

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CTAN Announcements | 1 Jun 12:49 2012
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CTAN update: framed

the daemon cries again:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> 
> Name of contribution: framed
> Author's name: Donald Arseneau
> Package version: 0.96
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/framed/
> Summary description: Update to framed package: frames, shading, etc
>                      that can have page-breaks
> License type: other-free
> 
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> This version of 'framed' has some more environments and built-in
> commands for defining more complex frames.
>
> Also, the documentation is improved slightly, but not a fully detailed
> manual and tutorial.  (The update is 7 months old now, with the
> documentation holding it back from release.
>
> The previous version had non-corresponding instructions!)

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/framed.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
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CTAN Announcements | 1 Jun 17:34 2012
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CTAN update: fnpct

the daemon howls up and down the corridors:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> 
> Name of contribution: fnpct
> Author's name: Clemens Niederberger
> Package version: 0.2a
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/fnpct/
> Summary description: footnote kerning
> License type: lppl
> 
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> - The * argument now also switches behaviour with `punct-after=true'
> - The option `dont-mess-around' completely disables the * argument

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/fnpct.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/fnpct/

The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) on the web, by tomorrow
morning (Cambridge time).

Robin Fairbairns

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CTAN Announcements | 3 Jun 22:38 2012
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CTAN update: fancytooltips

ctan-upload@... wrote:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> 
> Name of contribution: fancytooltips
> Author's name: Robert Ma\v{r}\'{\i}k
> Package version: 1.12
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/fancytooltips/
> Summary description: Update (support for automatical extraction of
>                      numbered equations and turning into popup
>                      previews)  
> License type: lppl
> 
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> The new version of fancytooltips package comes with support to
> fancy-preview script.  This Perl script is highly customizable and
> allows to extract automatically numbered material (equations,
> theorems, ...) and inserting them as popup tooltips with \ref, \eqref
> and \cite commands. The showcase for the fancy-preview script is at
> http://user.mendelu.cz/marik/fancy-preview/.  The package has been
> tested on MS Windows and Linux.  In addition, this version of
> fancytooltips package comes with new options and updated
> documentation. 

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
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CTAN Announcements | 3 Jun 22:55 2012
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CTAN update: sort-by-letters

the daemon's moving finger writes:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> 
> Name of contribution: sort-by-letters
> Author's name: Thomas vO
> Package version: 2
> Location on CTAN: biblio/bibtex/contrib/sort-by-letters/
> Summary description: Sorting by letter, write the first letter of author or editor in references/bibliography
> License type: lppl
> 
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> README file was not detailed enough, for frplainnat-letters.bst, which needs to define some commands.
README file now contains 2 warnings about these commands.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Announcement required: Yes
> 
> Uploader's additional comments:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> 
> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/sort-by-letters.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/biblio/bibtex/contrib/sort-by-letters/
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CTAN Announcements | 4 Jun 18:08 2012
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CTAN Update: mdframed

On Sat, 2 Jun 2012 Marco Daniel submitted an update to the

  mdframed

package.

Summary description: auto split frame environment
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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- added commands {mdfsubtitle} and {mdfsubsubtitle} with new options
- improved formating of the file {mdframed.dtx}
- fixed bug in combination with {parskip} -- Thanks David Carlisle.
- added extra loop to compute the splitting point
- improved splitting algorithm
- added new option {ignorelastdescenders} -- Thanks Stephan Lehmke.
- improved option {repeatframetitle}
- fixed bug: {framemethod=tikz} used wrong computed length by setting {everyline=true}
- Tobias Weh inspired the excurs-environment not Tobias Schwan -- Sorry
- Improved {mdtheorem} to handle {listtheorems} provided by {ntheorem}

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/mdframed
.  More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/mdframed
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
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CTAN Announcements | 4 Jun 18:09 2012
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CTAn Update: zhnumber

On Sat, 2 Jun 2012 Qing Lee submitted an update to the

  zhnumber

package.

Summary description: Typeset Chinese numerals
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
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* Add support for Big5 encoding;
* Add the Chinese date and time format settings;
* Add a new user command to extend the setting of large numbers.

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