new shapepar bundle (version 2.0)
Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jan 23 14:04:56 CET 2003
Donald Arseneau writes:
> I have uploaded version 2.0 of shapepar to
> cambridge_ctan:incoming/shapepar.tar.gz with contents:
> Please unpack this so the new shapepar directory appears in
> macros/latex/contrib/supported, and remove the previous
> Since shapepar.sty continues to be functional under plain
> TeX, please update whatever symbolic link exists from
> macros/plain or macros/generic to reflect the new location.
> proshap.py doesn't really belong in the macros tree because
> it is a Python script (by Manuel Gutierrez Algaba). Feel free
> to relocate it.
> Also uploaded is a revised incoming/shapepar.xml to replace
> help/Catalogue/entries/shapepar.xml, but someone with more
> experience should check it.
> - I probably did not update all the information properly,
> - I don't know which distributions carry shapepar.sty
> The "\shapepar" macro (or `command') is used to typeset paragraphs of
> a specified shape, where the total size is adjusted automatically so
> that the entire shape is filled with text, and the shape may include
> separate pieces and holes. These macros work for both \LaTeX\ and
> plain \TeX.
> New with version 2.0:
> o \cutout for fitting shape in surrounding text
> o Fixed-size shapes
> o Considerable re-write
> o Bug fix for disjoint parts
> o Allow back-spacing between disjoint parts
> o Typeset manual
> o More pre-defined shapes
i've installed the files as requested, and deleted the old version.
thanks for the upload.
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