CTAN package update: fmtcount

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Tue Apr 24 17:29:10 CEST 2007

ctan-upload at tex.ac.uk wrote:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: fmtcount
> Author's name: Nicola Talbot
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/fmtcount
> Summary description: Display the value of a LaTeX counter in a variety of formats.
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> Version 1.09:
> Added upper case variants \ORDINALstring
> etc. (\MakeUppercase{\ordinalstring{<counter>}} and similar variations
> don't work because of the way \MakeUppercase expands its argument).  
> Added facility to store results for later use (to compensate for the
> fact that commands like \ordinalstring don't work in \edef etc) 
> Some of the language related internals have been changed, and have
> been made robust. (If you use \textdate in the datetime package, you
> will also need to update the datetime package.) 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> The catalogue entry may be viewed at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/fmtcount.html
> (it will be updated overnight).
> You can have a look at the package at
>   http://http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/fmtcount

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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