CTAN upload notification: The rotfloat package 1.2

Rainer Schöpf rainer.schoepf at proteosys.com
Wed Jan 7 23:15:11 CET 2004

On Wed, 7 Jan 2004, Axel Sommerfeldt wrote:

 > Name of contribution: The rotfloat package 1.2
 > Suggested location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/rotfloat
 > Summary description: Combining the float and rotating package
 > License type: lppl
 > Abstract:
 > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
 > The float package provides commands to define new floats
 > of various styles (plain, boxed, ruled, and userdefined ones);
 > the rotating package provides new environments (sidewaysfigure
 > and sidewaystable) which are rotated by 90 or 270 degrees.
 > But what about new rotated floats, e.g. a rotated ruled one?
 > This package makes this possible; it builds a bridge between both
 > packages and extend the commands from the float package to define
 > rotated versions of the new floats, too.
 > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
 > Changes:
 > Rewritten for better compatibility. Furthermore rotfloat now supports the
 > float placement specifier [H] for rotated floats as well and a bug was fixed
 > which had prevented the usage of the color package.

Thanks for the new version, I installed it as requested.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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