New on CTAN: mathdots.sty

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at
Fri Mar 1 16:29:52 CET 2002

A new package has been installed at and should make
its way to your favorite mirror on the next day or two.

Thanks for the upload,
Jim Hefferon
ftpmaint at


The following information was provided by our fellow contributor.

Name of contribution: mathdots.sty
Author's name: Danial H. Luecking 
Location on CTAN: macros/generic
Summary description: Defines an "inverse \ddots" and improves \ddots and \vdots.
License type: lppl

Announcement text given by the contribution's author:
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The mathdots packages provides the command \iddots for
diagonal dots slanting the opposite of \ddots. It also
modifies the LaTeX/plainTeX \ddots and \vdots so that they
change size with LaTeX's size changing commands (such as
\large), and also change size appropriately in sub- and
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