CTAN Announcements | 5 Nov 10:09 2014
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CTAN update: biblatex-bookinarticle

Maïeul Rouquette submitted an update to the

                biblatex-bookinarticle

package.

Version number: 1.1.1
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Manage book edited in article.

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This release deletes bad and unneeded test, which mades trouble with
the separator between author name and title (especially with
biblatex-dw styles) 

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   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/biblatex-contrib/biblatex-bookinarticle

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   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/biblatex-bookinarticle

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CTAN Announcements | 4 Nov 16:46 2014
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CTAN Update: perfectcut

Guillaume Munch-Maccagnoni submitted an update to the

                      perfectcut

package.

Version number: 2.0
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Nested delimiters that consistently grow
                     regardless of the contents

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 * The package now offers general-purpose commands for
   defining arbitrary nested delimiters that consistently
   grow regardless of the contents (\perfectunary and
   \perfectbinary)   

 * Added the behaviours CurrentHeight and
   CurrentHeightPlusOne alongside the existing behaviour
   IncreaseHeight. 

 * Added the stock commands \perfectcase, \perfectparens,
   and \perfectbrackets intended for use in the context
   of abstract-machine-like calculi.

 * Option fixxits.

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CTAN Announcements | 3 Nov 21:54 2014
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CTAN update: bigfoot

David Kastrup submitted an update to the

                bigfoot

package.

Version number: 2.0
License type: gpl2

Summary description: Footnotes for critical editions.

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Update fixing several longstanding problems.

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   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/bigfoot

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CTAN Announcements | 2 Nov 21:26 2014
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New on CTAN: bibfilex

Massimo Nardello submitted the

              bibfilex

package.

Version number: 1.2.5
License type: gpl3

Summary description: A free bibliographic manager for Biblatex

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 Bibfilex is a free bibliographic manager for GNU/Linux, Windows
 and OS X. It's useful to create and to manage archives of
 bibliographical items with possible attachments of any kind
 according to Biblatex structure and rules, even if it can be
 used also with a wordprocessor like Writer or Word. 

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   http://mirror.ctan.org/biblio/bibfilex/

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

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CTAN Announcements | 1 Nov 18:56 2014
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CTAN update: LaTeX tools bundle

For the LaTeX Project, Frank Mittelbach submitted an update to the

                LaTeX tools bundle

License type: lppl1.3
Version number: multicol  1.8i

Summary description: The LaTeX standard tools bundle.

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This update contains code fixes to multicol (from v1.8g to v1.8i) see
change-log below. This should be installed as multicols* is not working
correctly in the current version!

In addition it contains documentation updates for various files,
correcting typos found by Karl Berry. No version changes (only date
changes) to those packages as the code is unchanged.

2014-10-28    <Frank.Mittelbach@...>

	* multicol.dtx: In \end{multicols*} only add vertical space if
	  not doing already doing \raggedcolumns and add \null to hide
	  the final fill if added so that it doesn't get removed again.

2014-10-28    <Frank.Mittelbach@...>
	* afterpage.dtx, array.dtx, bm.dtx, calc.dtx, dcolumn.dtx,
	delarray.dtx, enumerate.dtx, ftnright.dtx, hhline.dtx,
layout.dtx, longtable.dtx, multicol.dtx, showkeys.dtx, tabularx.dtx,
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CTAN Announcements | 1 Nov 18:51 2014
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CTAN update: pst-optexp

Christoph Bersch submitted an update to the

                pst-optexp

package.

Version number: 5.0
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Drawing optical experimental setups.

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5.0  2014-10-30
       * Added support for arbitrary interface shapes (experimental,
requires the pst-intersect package and pstricks version 2.53.
       * Added component \parabolicmirror.

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   http://mirror.ctan.org/graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-optexp

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   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/pst-optexp

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CTAN Announcements | 1 Nov 15:06 2014
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CTAN Update: tcolorbox

Thomas F. Sturm submitted an update to the

                tcolorbox

package.

Version number:  3.22
License type: lppl1.3

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

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 - new macro: '\tcolorboxenvironment'

 - new options:
   'text width', 'text height'

 - library 'skins':
   * new options: 'borderline north', 'borderline south',
     'borderline east', 'borderline west', 'borderline horizontal',
     'borderline vertical'

 - library 'breakable':
   * internal change for compatibility with the 'perpage' option
   * of the 'footmisc' package

 - library 'theorems':
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CTAN Announcements | 31 Oct 21:05 2014
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CTAN Update: luaintro

Herbert Voß submitted an update to the

                 luaintro

package.

License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Examples from the book “Einführung in LuaTeX und LuaLaTeX”

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 The latest changes of LuaTeX need some modifications for the
 examples of the book "Einführung in LuaTeX and LuaLaTeX".

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   http://mirror.ctan.org/info/examples/luaintro/

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CTAN Announcements | 31 Oct 17:56 2014
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CTAN Update: biblatex-realauthor

Maïeul Rouquette submitted an update to the

                biblatex-realauthor

package.

Version number: 2.1.0
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: new sorting scheme

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 This release:

 - restore the handbook on the sorting scheme anonymous+realauthor,
   which was undocumented by mistake.

 - add a new sorting scheme realauthor : it is like the nty scheme,
   but the realauthor is used if the author is not present.

 See the example file to understand the 3 schemes : nty, realauthor,
 anonymous+realauthor.

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   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/biblatex-contrib/biblatex-realauthor/

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CTAN Announcements | 31 Oct 16:21 2014
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CTAN Update: biblatex-anonymous

Maïeul Rouquette submitted an update to the

              biblatex-anonymous

package.

Version number: 2.1.0
License type:   lppl3

Summary description: Anonymous sorting is coming back

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 Despite my annoucement in version 2.0.0, the anonymous sorting
 scheme is yet useful. This version restores its documentation
 and lets it closer to the nty scheme in its technical
 implementation.

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   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/biblatex-contrib/biblatex-anonymous/

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   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/biblatex-anonymous

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CTAN Announcements | 30 Oct 16:30 2014
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CTAN Update: lshort

Tobias Oetiker submitted an update to the

                  lshort-english

package.

Version number: 5.04 
License type: gpl2

Summary description: A short introduction to LaTeX 2e

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 lots of small language fixes

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   http://mirror.ctan.org/info/lshort/english/

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