upload: Textpos

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Wed Mar 23 21:11:02 CET 2005

Norman Gray spake, through the medium of,

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> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: Textpos
> Author's name: Norman Gray
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/textpos
> Summary description: Provides absolute positioning of text on the LaTeX page
> License type: gpl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> Version 1.5 implements a \TPMargin command, which causes a margin to 
> appear round the blocks of text within textblock environments.  This makes it 
> easy to use blocks of colour which are larger than the block of text by a 
> decent margin, or to put a border round textblocks by setting a suitably-
> sized margin and using the showboxes package option.
> This is a long-overdue implementation of a feature-request.
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i've installed the new version here at cambridge, as suggested.
thanks for the upload.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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