CTAN Announcements | 14 Sep 16:07 2014
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CTAN update: dktools

Dirk Krause submitted an update to the

                dktools

package.

Version number: 3.17.1
License type: bsd

Summary description: Tools and libraries by Dirk Krause.

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The following programs in the dktools package may be of
interest for LaTeX users:
- bmpp (formerly named bmeps)
  Convert PNG/JPEG/TIFF to PS/EPS/PDF.
  See http://dktools.sourceforge.net/bmpp.html
- fig2lat (formerly named fig2vect)
  Convert Fig files to vector graphics.
  See http://dktools.sourceforge.net/fig2lat.html
- dkt latex
  Convert text to LaTeX representation.
  See http://dktools.sourceforge.net/dkt-lat.html
In the download section on the SourceForge project page
http://sourceforge.net/projects/dktools you can find the
source code and also executable setup files for Windows.

I also want to mention two other projects I have at SF:
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CTAN Announcements | 14 Sep 16:05 2014
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CTAN update: drm

Donald P. Goodman submitted an update to the

                drm

package.

Version number: 2.0
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: A complete family of fonts written in Metafont.

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Version 2.0 of drm, submitted to CTAN on Wed., 10 Sept 2014, was a
major release.  New bold-extended italic and upright italic, new
italic/slanted small and titling caps, new bold extended small and
titling caps, redesigned italic shapes for "k" and "u" (little visual
difference, but better parameter-wise), improved accent placements for
lowercase letters in all italic fonts, improved accent placement in
small and titling caps.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/drm

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

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CTAN Announcements | 14 Sep 08:15 2014
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CTAN Update: eledmac

Maïeul Rouquette submitted an update to the

                   eledmac

package.

Version number: 1.12.8-1.8.3
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Fix spurious error message

Announcement text:
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 This release fixes spurious error message when using
 critical end notes.

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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

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 | 12 Sep 16:23 2014
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New on CTAN: bidi-atbegshi

Vafa Khalighi submitted the

              bidi-atbegshi

package.

Version number:  0.1
License type: lppl

Summary description: Bidi-aware shipout macros

Announcement text:
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 The package adds few commands to `atbegshi' package
 for proper placement of <background material> in the left
 and right corners of the output page, in both LTR and RTL
 modes. 

 The package only works with `xelatex' format and should be
 loaded before `bidi' package.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/xetex/latex/bidi-atbegshi/

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/bidi-atbegshi

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CTAN Announcements | 12 Sep 16:24 2014
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CTAN Update: hktex

Kwanleung Tse submitted an update to the

                  hktex

package.

Version number:  2.02
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: TeX/LaTeX equivalent program for Android

Announcement text:
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 1. Various bug fixes.

 2. Single column and two columns, landscape and portrait mode
    options are implemented for both mobile phone and tablet.
    (Please visit http://www.worker4math.fatcow.com/HKtex2.html
    for demonstration.)

 3. Pagebreak command is implemented.

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

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/hktex
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CTAN Announcements | 11 Sep 21:22 2014
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New on CTAN: pressrelease

Nicola Talbot submitted the

                pressrelease

package.

Version number:  1.0
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: class for typesetting press releases

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 A configurable class for writing press releases.

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

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

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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CTAN Announcements | 11 Sep 21:22 2014
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CTAN update: UPmethodology

Stéphane Galland submitted an update to the

                UPmethodology

package.

Version number: 2014-09-10
License type: lgpl

Summary description: Writing specifications such as for UP-based
methodologies.

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The invalid value of the enumerate counters with enclosing enumerate is
fixed: the value of the counter is incremented by one at each item,
even if an inner enumerate is defined. This is the expected behavior.

The overloaded enumerate environment now takes an optional parameter
that have the same meaning as for the classical enumerate extensions.

The rendering of the minitoc (if included) is fixed.

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

More information is at
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CTAN Announcements | 11 Sep 15:58 2014
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CTAN Update: lettre

Vincent Belaïche submitted an update to the

                  lettre

package.

Version number: 2.353
License type: lppl

Summary description: Letters and faxes in French

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 Correction bogue #22259 (http://gna.org/bugs/?22259:
   \cejour est fragile en français le premier du mois et sans babel)

 Correction bogue #22423 (http://gna.org/bugs/?22423:
   \cejour est fragile en français le premier du mois et avec babel)

 Renommage du manuel en lettre.pdf plutôt que letdoc.pdf pour
 suivre les directives du CTAN.

 Correction bogue #22383 (http://gna.org/bugs/?22383: virgule
 indésirable après \fromlieu, quand on fait \nodate)

 Ajout de l'option de paquetage a4paper.

 Suppression de la définition de \ltypeout --- non documenté de toute façon.

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CTAN Announcements | 10 Sep 18:21 2014
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CTAN Update: zhnumber

Qing Lee submitted an update to the

                zhnumber

package.

Version number: 2.0 
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Typeset Chinese representations of numbers

Announcement text:
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 v2.0

  * Avoid using a LaTeX3 deprecated internal function.

  * Some internal improvements (thanks to l3bigint and tl-act).

  * Tidying up some code to follow LaTeX3 style.

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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

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CTAN Announcements | 10 Sep 16:51 2014
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New on CTAN: ض_(dad)

Yannis Haralambous submitted the

                  ﺽ_(dad)

package.

Version number: 1.0
License type: lppl

Summary description: ض is a simple Arabic typesetting system for
                     mixed Latin/Arabic alphabet documents

Announcement text:
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 ض is a package for typesetting Arabic in the simplest possible
 way. It is particularly well suited for mixed Arabic/Latin
 documents.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/language/arabic/dad/

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

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 | 10 Sep 11:38 2014
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CTAN update: eledmac

Maïeul Rouquette submitted an update to the

                eledmac

package.

Version number: 1.12.7
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Typeset scholarly editions.

Announcement text:
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This release fixes a bug when using eledmac crossreferencing in
combination with hyperref package.

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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

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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