CTAN update: Circuit_macros 5.4
rainer.schoepf at proteosys.com
Fri Sep 5 18:16:45 CEST 2003
On Thu, 4 Sep 2003, Dwight Aplevich wrote:
> Circuit_macros5.3.tar.gz has been copied into the incoming directory
> of ftp.dante.de. Its expanded contents are to replace the contents
> of graphics/circuit_macros. The copyright is almost public domain.
> From the README:
> This is a set of macros for drawing high-quality line diagrams to
> include in TeX, LaTeX, or similar documents. The macros were
> originally intended for electric circuit diagrams containing
> fundamental elements, amplifiers, transistors, and basic logic gates,
> but several tools and examples for other types of diagrams are also
> included. The advantages and disadvantages of such a system are
> similar to those of TeX itself, which is macro-based and non-wysiwyg,
> with ordinary character input.
> The macros evaluate to drawing commands in the pic "little language,"
> which is easy to read and learn. Pic is well suited to line drawings
> requiring parametric or conditional components, fine tuning,
> significant geometric calculations or repetition, or to drawings that
> are naturally block structured or tree structured. Arbitrary formatted
> text can be included. Free TeX- and LaTeX-compatible interpreters
> for m4 and pic are readily available for Unix and PC machines.
> Read the manual man.ps and view or print the file examples.ps in the
> examples directory, or for the possibly unstable development version, try
> A collection of examples and hints intended for his colleagues has
> been produced by Alan Robert Clark at http://ytdp.ee.wits.ac.za/cct.html
> Version 5.4: New Mux, for_, arca. Reworked gate macros FlipFlop, AND_gate,
> OR_gate, NOT_gate. Improved lg_pintxt, boxdim, s_box, s_ht, s_wd,
> s_dp, nport, resistor, opamp. Completely reworked bi_tr, mosfet;
> deleted smosfet. Minor additions and changes to the manual.
Thanks for the update, I installed it.
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