CTAN Announcements | 2 Feb 19:40 2015
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CTAN update: l3build

The LaTeX3 Project submitted an update to the

                l3build

package.

Version number: SVN 5504
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: A testing and building system for (La)TeX.

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l3build SVN 5504
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 - Structure TDS-style zips correctly when files are
   to be used directly rather than extracted from sources
 - Better treatment of README files
 - Include MakeIndex styles in TDS-style zip construction
 - New approach to handling custom format requirements
 - Better handling of secondary files between test runs
 - Normalise upper half of 8-bit range when log file
   is in Unicode form

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/l3build
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CTAN Announcements | 2 Feb 10:22 2015
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CTAN update: newtx

Michael Sharpe submitted an update to the

                newtx

package.

Version number: 1.4
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Alternative uses of the TX fonts, with improved
metrics.

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 With version 1.4, the text fonts have been reworked so as not to have
 any dependence on the txfonts package, but draw upon the richer
 TeXGyre Termes fonts. With newtxtext, you have access to all figure
 style in TGTermes, plus expanded superior figures and letters in all
 style. The fonts have been reworked to add a new, larger, small caps,
 available as an option to newtxtext. 

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

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

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CTAN Announcements | 1 Feb 18:46 2015
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New on CTAN: urcls

Marei Peischl submitted the

              urcls

bundle.

Version number: 1.0
License type: lppl

Summary description: Bundle with beamer and scrlttr2 style for
                     the University of Regensburg 

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 The bundle provides a beamer-derived class and a theme style
 file for the corporate design of the University of Regensburg.
 It also contains a scrlttr2-derived class for letters using the
 corporate design of the UR.

 Users may use the class itself (URbeamer) or use the theme in
 the usual way with \usetheme{UR}.

 Examples of using both (letters and presentations) are provided
 as .tex & .pdf-files.

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/urcls/
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CTAN Announcements | 1 Feb 18:39 2015
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CTAN Update: dozenal

Donald P. Goodman submitted an update to the

                    dozenal

package.

Version number: 5.3
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Typeset documents using base twelve
                     numbering (also called "dozenal")

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 Bugfix release; the tally marks still didn't work when
 "typeone" option was in place (now they do), and the internal
 commands "\X" and "\E" have been renamed "\doz <at> X" and "\doz <at> E"
 to prevent conflicts.           

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

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/dozenal
   This still seems not to have updated properly, in spite
   of some news that the bug had been solved ...
   Please refer also to the traditional, but more reliable
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CTAN Announcements | 1 Feb 15:11 2015
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CTAN update: pgfplots

Christian Feuersänger submitted an update to the

                pgfplots

package.

Version number: 1.12
License type: gpl3

Summary description: Create normal/logarithmic plots in two and three
dimensions.

Announcement text:
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1.12: scalability + performance
- scalability: reduced TeX memory consumption for huge inline tables
- scalability: lualatex allows bigger 3d graphics
- scalability: lualatex now reduces compilation time for huge 3d
graphics (requires \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} at the time of this
writing)
- scalability: lualated now reduces compilation time for boxplots.
    10000 input points from table: time reduced to 23% of pdflatex
- fixed bug: 3d axes where all axes used log scale produced compile
failure
- fixed bug: axis equal did not respect "disabledatascaling"
- fixed bug: mesh legend was confused by color input=explicit
- fixed bug: colorbar style did not reset zmin/zmax
- fixed bug: memory allocation in FPU consumed too much memory 
- fixed bug: boxplots: removed compilation error due to spurious spaces
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CTAN Announcements | 31 Jan 06:40 2015
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CTAN update: l3kernel

The LaTeX3 Project submitted an update to the

                l3kernel

package.

Version number: SVN 5502
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: LaTeX3 programming conventions.

Announcement text:
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Snapshot of SVN 5502
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 - Fix behaviour of \box_resize_to_ht:Nn
   and related functions

 - Improve accuracy in box resizing

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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/l3kernel

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/l3kernel

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CTAN Announcements | 30 Jan 06:45 2015
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New on CTAN: yacco2

Dave Bone submitted the

                yacco2

package.

Version number: 1.0
License type: other-free

Summary description: Multi-threaded LR(1) compiler/compiler that emits
literate grammar documents

Announcement text:
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Project:                     Yacco2 --- Multi-threaded lr(1)
Compiler/compiler system Distributed under license:   Mozilla Public
License, v. 2.0. Distribution Date:      27 Jan. 2015
Distribution version:  1.0
Comments:                Currently for the Unix flavoured Platforms
Author:                      Dave Bone
Support email:           cc.yacco2@...

Contributors list:
  Dave Bone

The distribution contains the programs: compiler/compiler O2 and its
linker O2linker, along with its runtime library yacco2. There are build
scripts for platforms: Apple, GNU, Solaris. Various documents,
grammars, reference manual, quality assurance suites, and generated c++
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CTAN Announcements | 29 Jan 06:59 2015
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CTAN Update: dozenal

Donald P. Goodman submitted an update to the

                    dozenal

package.

Version number: 5.2
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Typeset documents using base twelve
                     numbering (also called "dozenal")

Announcement text:
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 For version 5.2, removed some contradiction in the code about
 version numbers.

 Completely redid the conversions to Type1 fonts, so now they
 work consistently.
 Did away with the "fdz" prefix for these.

 Substantially reworked the documentation.

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

More information is at
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CTAN Announcements | 28 Jan 21:35 2015
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CTAN Update: statrep

Tim Arnold submitted an update to the

                  statrep

package.

Version number: 1.06
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Displays SAS code and results of running the code

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 New support for SAS Studio and University Edition

 Enhanced support for SAS-generated LaTeX output

 Reorganized documentation

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

More information is at
   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/statrep
   Caution: This web page is currently afflicted with an
   unresolved bug that prevents it from updating some
   information.
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CTAN Announcements | 28 Jan 21:21 2015
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New on CTAN: begingreek

Claudio Beccari submitted the

                begingreek

package.

Version number: 1.4
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Greek environment to be used with pdflatex only

Announcement text:
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This simple package defines a greek environment to be used with
pdfLaTeX only, that accepts an optional Greek font family name to type
its contents with. A similar \greektxt command does a similar action
for shorter texts.     

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

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

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 | 28 Jan 21:20 2015
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CTAN update: resphilosophica

Boris Veytsman submitted an update to the

                resphilosophica

package.

Version number: 1.25
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Typeset articles for the journal Res Philosophica.

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This package provides a class for typesetting articles for the journal
Res Philosophica, http://www.resphilosophica.org.

This work was commissioned by the Saint Louis University.

Changes

version 1.25   Changed page width and margins

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

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