CTAN Announcements | 26 Jul 17:52 2014
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New on CTAN: dsptricks

Paolo Prandoni submitted the

                  dsptricks

package.

Version number: 1.0 - July 2014
License type: lppl

Summary description: Macros for beautiful Digital Signal Processing plots

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 The package DSPTricks is a set of LaTeX macros (based on
 PSTricks) for plotting the kind of graphs and figures that are
 usually employed in digital signal processing publications.
 DSPTricks provides facilities for standard discrete-time
 "lollipop" plots, continuous-time and frequency plots, and
 pole-zero plots.

 The companion package DSPFunctions provides macros to compute
 frequency responses and DFTs, while the package DSPBlocks
 supports DSP block diagrams. 

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org//graphics/pstricks/contrib/dsptricks/

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CTAN Announcements | 26 Jul 14:31 2014
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CTAN Update: tcolorbox

Thomas F. Sturm submitted an update to the

                tcolorbox

package.

Version number:  3.11
License type: lppl

Summary description: Colored text boxes, LaTeX examples, theorems, documentation

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- regresssion: vertical space at end of breakable boxes was not removed

- example file updated with new features

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/tcolorbox/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/tcolorbox

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CTAN Announcements | 26 Jul 11:02 2014
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CTAN Update: luaotfload

Philipp Gesang submitted an update to the

                luaotfload

package.

Version number: 2.5-2 2014-07-24
License type: gpl2

Summary description: OpenType ‘loader’ for Plain TeX and LaTeX

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 Bugfix release.
 Fixes an issue with fontconfig configuration files.
 Announcement:

   https://github.com/lualatex/luaotfload/releases/tag/v2.5-fix-2

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/luatex/generic/luaotfload/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/luaotfload

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CTAN Announcements | 26 Jul 05:06 2014
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New on CTAN: qcircuit

Travis L. Scholten submitted the

                qcircuit

package.

Version number: 2.0
License type: gpl2

Summary description: Macros to generate quantum ciruits

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qcircuit is a package designed for those within the quantum information
community who typeset quantum circuits. Based off the xy-pic package,
qcircuit contains a list of macros designed to help users speedily
generate circuits. 

This package was originally written by Bryan Eastin and Steven Flammia
while graduate students at the University of New Mexico, New Mexico,
USA. Recently, some students from this same university have expressed
an interest in rebooting the project to add enhancements and other
features needed by the quantum information community.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/graphics/qcircuit

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CTAN Announcements | 24 Jul 13:30 2014
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CTAN Update: tcolorbox

Thomas F. Sturm submitted an update to the

              tcolorbox

package.

Version number:  3.10
License type: lppl

Summary description: colored text boxes, LaTeX examples, theorems, documentation

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- box breaking algorithm revised:
  * breakable boxes now always have \noindent
  * distance to preceeding text corrected
  * interaction with floating objects fixed
  * dimensioning of partial boxes improved
  * splitting of an empty closing frame can now be avoided (depending on 'pad at break*')
  * The upper total height limit for breakable boxes is extended from
    about 16384pt to about 65536pt
  * experimental code added (breakable=unlimited) for breakable boxes
    without height limit besides memory
  * splitting boxes inside multicols environments supported (to a certain degree)
  * limited orphan control added ('enlargepage flexible')

- library 'breakable':
  * new options:
  'break at', 'height fixed for', 'enlargepage flexible',
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CTAN Announcements | 23 Jul 20:22 2014
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CTAN Update: pstricks-add

Herbert Voß submitted an update to the

              pstricks-add

package.

Version number: 3.75
License type: lppl

Summary description: A collection of add-ons and bugfixes for PSTricks

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pstricks-add.tex ----------- (hv)
 v 3.75  2014-07-22 - use \pcline instead of \psline for \psRelLine and \psParallelLine

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/graphics/pstricks/contrib/pstricks-add/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/pstricks-add

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CTAN Announcements | 23 Jul 13:44 2014
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CTAN Update: schule

Johannes Pieper, Johannes Kuhaupt, and André Hilbig
submitted an update to the
                            schule
package.

Version number: 0.2
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Support for teachers in German schools

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 CHANGELOG 2014-07-21
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  - Festlegung der Standardkodierung auf utf8 in inputenc. 
  - Festlegung der Zeichenkodierung auf T1 in fontenc.
  - Integrierung einer Möglichkeit, den Stil von Anführungszeichen
    zu standardisieren.
  - Seitenzahlen für einseitige Arbeitsblätter deaktiviert.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/schule/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/schule

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CTAN Announcements | 23 Jul 12:20 2014
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New on CTAN: diwtex

Kwanleung Tse submitted the

                diwtex

package.

Version number:  2
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Tex/Latex equivalent program for Android

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 Please visit http://www.worker4math.fatcow.com for latest announcement.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/android/diwtex/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/diwtex

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Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

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CTAN Announcements | 23 Jul 10:45 2014
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CTAN Update: splint

Alexander Shibakov submitted an update to the

                  splint

package.

Version number:  1.03
License type: gpl3

Summary description:  SPLinT---write LALR(1) in TeX using bison and flex

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 New version---added indexing for bison grammar terms and
 TeX code in actions, various minor changes.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/support/splint/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/splint

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CTAN Announcements | 22 Jul 22:11 2014
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CTAN Update: dviasm

Khaled Hosny submitted an update to the

                  dviasm

package.

Version number: 2014-07-21
License type: gpl3

Summary description: A utility for editing DVI files

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 Add support for XeTeX’s extended DVI files.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/dviware/dviasm/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/dviasm

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CTAN Announcements | 21 Jul 21:52 2014
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CTAN update: getmap

Josef Kleber submitted an update to the

                getmap

package.

Version number: 1.3
License type: lppl

Summary description: Download OpenStreetMap maps for

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The goal of this package is the simplest possible provision of
map images (OpenStreetMap, Google Maps and Google Street View 
are supported). In the simplest case, the specification of an
address is sufficient. The package loads the map using the
\write18 feature, which you must activate to use this package.
The image will be downloaded by an external Lua script. You can 
use this script also from the command line.

License: LPPL

Changes in v1.3:

- added support for Google Street View

  * new options heading, pitch, fov

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