New xfig/TransFig submission to CTAN

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at
Fri Dec 20 18:43:06 CET 2002

Brian V. Smith writes:

> I have just uploaded the drawing package xfig and its postprocessor package
> TransFig into /incoming on
> The files are:
>         xfig.README.3.2.4
>         xfig.3.2.4.code_only.tar.gz
>         xfig.3.2.4.docs_only.tar.gz
>         xfig.3.2.4.full.tar.gz
>         xfig.3.2.4.libraries_only.tar.gz
>         xfig-3.2.4.i386.rpm
>         transfig.README.3.2.4
>         transfig.3.2.4.tar.gz
>         transfig-3.2.4.i386.rpm
> and they should go in /pub/archive/graphics.
> Here is the blurb for both packages:
> Xfig is a menu-driven tool that allows the user to draw and manipulate objects
> interactively in an X window.  The resulting pictures can be saved, printed
> on postscript printers or converted to a variety of other formats (e.g. to
> allow inclusion in LaTeX documents).
> TransFig is a set of tools for creating TeX documents with graphics
> which are portable, in the sense that they can be printed in a wide
> variety of environments.
> The fig2dev program is a general program for translating from Fig code to
> other graphics desciption languages.
> The xfig drawing program directly calls fig2dev to translate Fig files
> to the various output languages.

i've installed the new material in graphics/xfig and
graphics/transfig, as appropriate, and have pushed the new versions
out to the other ctans.

thanks for the upload.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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