CTAN package update: attachfile

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Fri Jan 7 17:38:57 CET 2005

A package has been updated on tug.ctan.org and should make its way to your
favorite mirror in a day or two.

Thanks for the upload,
Jim Hefferon


The following information was provided by the package's contributor.

Name of contribution: attachfile
Author's name: Scott Pakin
Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/attachfile/
Summary description: Attach an arbitrary file to a PDF document
License type: lppl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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Starting with PDF 1.3 (Adobe Acrobat 4.0), PDF files
can contain file attachments -- arbitrary files that a
reader can extract, just like attachments to an e-mail
message.  The attachfile package brings this
functionality to pdfLaTeX and provides some additional
features not available in Acrobat, such as the ability
to use arbitrary LaTeX code for the file icon --
including things like \includegraphics, tabular, and
math.  Settings can be made either globally or on a
per-attachment basis.  attachfile makes it easy to
attach files and customize their appearance in the
enclosing document.
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