CTAN Announcements | 13 Apr 19:59 2014
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New on CTAN: repltext

Scott Pakin submitted the

                  repltext

package.

Version number: 1.0
License type: lppl

Summary description: Control how text gets copied from a PDF file

Announcement text:
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 The repltext packages exposes to LaTeX a relatively obscure PDF
 feature: replacement text.  When replacement text is specified
 for a piece of text, it is the replacement text, not the
 typeset text that is copied and pasted.

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

It may take up to a week until the following Catalogue entry
can be created, sorry for that delay:
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/repltext

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 | 13 Apr 19:58 2014
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New on CTAN: labyrinth

Francesco Zigliotto submitted the

              labyrinth

package.

Version number:  1.0
License type: lppl

Summary description: Drawing labyrinths and related
                     automatic/manual solution paths
                     with LaTeX.

Announcement text:
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 New package for drawing labyrinths.

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

Due to a momentary absence of the greater part of the CTAN team
the following Catalogue entry can only be created by the end
of the coming week:
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/labyrinth

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CTAN Announcements | 13 Apr 15:22 2014
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CTAN Update: dvisvgm

Martin Gieseking submitted an update to the

                  dvisvgm

package.

Version number: 1.5.3
License type: gpl

Summary description: dvisvgm 1.5.3 has been released

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 dvisvgm is a command-line utility that converts DVI files to SVG. 

 The recent version 1.5.3 is a small maintenance release that
 fixes two positioning issues. 

 For further information including a more detailed list of
 changes, and pre-compiled binaries for Windows/MiKTeX, see the
 project page http://dvisvgm.sourceforge.net.

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

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/dvisvgm
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CTAN Announcements | 12 Apr 21:03 2014
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CTAN Update: pkuthss

Casper Ti. Vector submitted an update to the

                  pkuthss

package.

Version number: 1.5.0
License type: other-free

Summary description: LaTeX template for dissertations in Peking University

Announcement text:
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 Changes (relative to v1.4 rc4)
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 * Changes to package code:
   - pkuthss.cls: do not disable `\uppercase' in `nouppermark' mode.

 * Changes to example template:
   - Split from documentation.
   - Also offer pdf for the example template.

 * Changes to documentation:
   - Remove support for CRLF (except for Windows .bat's), as required by CTAN.
   - Relicense to LPPL v1.3+ (not including the example template).

 * Misc:
   - Switch to the x.y.z version scheme, thus no longer use alpha/beta/rc.
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CTAN Announcements | 11 Apr 21:36 2014
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CTAN update:

Stéphane Galland submitted an update to the

                AutoLaTeX

package.

Version number: 30.0
License type: gpl

Summary description: Automate compilation of large scale LaTeX projects.

Announcement text:
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The translator of figures from Visio file to PDF is added. Two major
bugs are fixed.

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

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

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CTAN Announcements | 11 Apr 18:51 2014
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CTAN Update: pst-perspective

Thomas Söll submitted an update to the

              pst-perspective

package.

Version number:  1.03
License type: lppl

Summary description: It is possible to draw an orthogonal
                     parallel projection with an arbitrarily
                     chosen angle and a variable shortening factor.

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 The three visible faces of the box can now have different colors.

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

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/pst-perspective

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CTAN Announcements | 11 Apr 17:42 2014
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CTAN Update: chemmacros

Clemens Niederberger submitted an update to the

                  chemmacros

package.

Version number: 4.5
License type: lppl

Summary description: A collection of macros to support
                     typesetting chemistry documents

Announcement text:
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 chemmacros
  - new option `acid-base/subscript'
  - added Dutch translations

 chemformula
  - new arrow types `>=<', `>=<<', `>>=<' and `<==>'
  - arrow lengths and compound offset now correctly adapts to new
    fontsize if relative lengths (em,ex) are used
  - allow optional arguments to \\ in equation environments
  - allow optional arguments to \label in equation environments
  - support for Kröger-Vink notation

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This package is located at 
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CTAN Announcements | 9 Apr 21:43 2014
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Re: cam.ctan.org upload: biblatex-manuscripts-philology

the daemon wrote:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> 
> Name of contribution: biblatex-manuscripts-philology
> Author's name: Maïeul Rouquette
> Package version: 1.2.0
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/biblatex-contrib/
> Summary description: Manage manuscripts with biblatex
> License type: lppl
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> This release adds a field "layer" to manage palimpsests.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Announcement required: Yes
> 
> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/biblatex-manuscripts-philology
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/biblatex-contrib/

thanks for the upload, and my apologies for the delay in announcing.

i have installed the new version, and updated the catalogue entry.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team
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CTAN Announcements | 9 Apr 20:35 2014
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CTAN update: tqft

Andrew Stacey submitted an update to the

                tqft

package.

Version number: 2.0
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Drawing TQFT diagrams with TikZ/PGF.

Announcement text:
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This is a rewrite of the TQFT package to use the TikZ3.0 'pic' facility
to draw these diagrams instead of using nodes.

It also adds the ability for the surfaces to have genus, and extends
the ability to style different parts.

(The original code is included for use with versions of TikZ pre-3.0)

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

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

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CTAN Announcements | 9 Apr 17:18 2014
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CTAN Update: eledmac

Maïeul Rouquette submitted an update to the

                  eledmac

package.

Version number:  1.10.3
License type: lppl

Summary description: Fixes crossref bug

Announcement text:
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 This release fixes a bug with cross-referencing
 introduced by 1.10.0 release.

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

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

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CTAN Announcements | 9 Apr 16:11 2014
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CTAN update: Lollipop

the daemon reports a resurrection of one of the more attractive packages
from the "olden days":

> Name of contribution: Lollipop
> Author's name: Victor Eijkhout and Vafa Khalighi
> Package version:  0.98
> Location on CTAN: macros/lollipop/
> Summary description: TeX made easy
> License type: gpl
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> Lollipop is TeX made easy. Lollipop is a macro package that functions
> as a toolbox for writing TeX macros. Its main aim is to make macro
> writing so easy that implementing a fully new layout in TeX would
> become a matter of less than an hour for an average document, and that
> it would be a task that could be accomplished by someone with only a
> very basic training in TeX programming.
> 
> Lollipop is an attempt to make structured text formatting available
> for environments where previously only WYSIWYG packages could be used
> because adapting the layout is so much more easy with them than with
> traditional TeX macro packages.
> 
> This is an initial release updating/organizing old files and
> generating various formats to be used with different engines.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Announcement required: Yes
> 
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