CTAN Announcements | 2 May 19:34 2015
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CTAN update: drm

Donald P. Goodman submitted an update to the

                 drm

package.

Version number: 4.2 2015-05-01
License type: lppl1.3

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

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Font size commands based on the traditional font size names are now functional.
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    http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/drm

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CTAN Announcements | 1 May 13:13 2015
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CTAN update: l3build

The LaTeX Team submitted an update to the

                l3build

package.

Version number: SVN 5602 2015-04-30
License type: lppl1.3

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

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l3build SVN 5602
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 - Update log normalisation for latest LuaTeX release
 - Move some log normalisation to LuaTeX-only (will require
   some .tlg files for other engines to be regenerated)
 - More comprehensive removal of line numbers in test logs
 - Add support for BibTeX
 - Overhaul typsetting support to allow flexible construction
   of typesetting pathways
 - Internal Lua coding improvements
 - Internal improvements in handling relative paths
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   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/l3build

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CTAN Announcements | 30 Apr 23:04 2015
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CTAN update: ptex2pdf

Norbert Preining submitted an update to the

                 ptex2pdf

package.

Version number: 0.7 2015-04-29
License type: gpl2

Summary description: Convert Japanese TeX documents to PDF.

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Use kpse to check for file existence, making sure that files that are found by kpathsea can also be used with ptex2pdf
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    http://mirror.ctan.org/language/japanese/ptex2pdf

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    http://www.ctan.org/pkg/ptex2pdf

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CTAN Announcements | 30 Apr 23:02 2015
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CTAN update: eledmac

Maïeul Rouquette submitted an update to the

                 eledmac

package.

Version number: 1.22.1 2015-04-29
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Typeset scholarly editions.

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This release:
- Fix bug (added on v1.22.0)
with \inplaceofnumber hook.
- Correct double symbol when using both \parafootsep and
\symlinenum

Note that any command inside the argument of \symlinenum must be robust. We robustify \textbardbl as it is a
usual 
command inside  \symlinenum.
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CTAN Announcements | 29 Apr 19:28 2015
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CTAN update: citeall

Ulrike Fischer submitted an update to the

                 citeall

package.

Version number: 1.2 2015-04-28
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Cite all entries of a bbl created with biblatex.

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This adapts the package to biblatex 3.0 and corrects some small bug regarding spacing and curious file names.
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CTAN Announcements | 29 Apr 19:26 2015
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CTAN update: pkuthss

Casper Ti. Vector submitted an update to the

                 pkuthss

package.

Version number: 1.6.0 2015-04-28
License type: other-free

Summary description: LaTeX template for dissertations in Peking University.

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v1.6.0 is a major update with regard to updated requirements on the format of dissertations at PKU.  Major
changes are:

* API Changes:
- New package option: `footfmt' and `pkuspace'.
- `tightlist' option merged into `spacing'; `caption' option removed.

* Changes to example template:
- Some changes regarding updates in school regulation.
- thesis.tex: add color package for \pkuthssffaq with noncolorlinks.
- chap/: again try to make enca(1) happy.

* Changes to package code:
- Major changes regarding updates in school regulation.

* Changes to documentation:
- Reorganise section tree.
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CTAN Announcements | 29 Apr 18:58 2015
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New on CTAN: dbdoc

Denis Bitouzé submitted the

                dbdoc

package.

Version number: 0.1
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: A personal dirty package for documenting packages

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First public release

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

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CTAN Announcements | 28 Apr 21:11 2015
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CTAN update: changes

Ekkart Kleinod submitted an update to the

                 changes

package.

Version number: 2.0.4 2015-04-27
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Manual change markup.

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The changes-package allows the user to manually markup changes of text, such as additions, deletions, or replacements.
Changed text is shown in a different color; deleted text is striked out.
The package allows free defining of additional authors and their associated color.
It also allows you to change the markup of changes, authors, or annotations.

Release 2.0.4 is a bugfix release fixing the following problem: the changes package produced a LaTeX error
when used 
with an unknown language.

Please inform me about any errors or improvements as you see fit.
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    http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/changes

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CTAN Announcements | 28 Apr 07:55 2015
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CTAN update: biblatex-realauthor

Maïeul Rouquette submitted an update to the

                biblatex-realauthor

package.

Version number: 2.2.0 2015-04-26
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Indicate the real author of a work

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This release, which requires biblatex 3.0 and biber 2.0, provides the
userealauthor global, per-type and per-entry option.

This option, when set to false:
-  Disable use of \bibfield{realauthor} as label name.
-  Disable use of \bibfield{realauthor} for sorting.
-  With the default style, and contrary to the  useauthor option, also
disable printing of \bibfield{realauthor}.
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CTAN Announcements | 27 Apr 19:41 2015
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CTAN update: elzcards

Emilio Lazo Zaia submitted an update to the

                elzcards

package.

Version number: 1.20 2015-04-26
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Typeset business cards, index cards and flash
cards easyly.

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- Formerly it was a LaTeX class, now is a LaTeX _package_,
- Changed the way business cards are managed,
- Supports gaps between all type of cards,
- Dropped positional parameters in favor of key-val opts,
- Added informational output to log and console,
- Added macros to change default behavior,
- Improved tex examples.
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   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/elzcards

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CTAN Announcements | 27 Apr 19:40 2015
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CTAN update: biblatex-multiple-dm

Maïeul Rouquette submitted an update to the

                 biblatex-multiple-dm

package.

Version number: 1.0.1
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Load multiple datamodels in biblatex

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This release only corrects the file number in the .bbx and .dbx file.
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