CTAN Update: textpath

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Sun Feb 11 15:54:25 CET 2007

On Sun, 11 Feb 2007, Stephan Hennig submitted an update to the



Location on CTAN: graphics/metapost/contrib/macros/textpath
Summary description: typesetting text along a path with the help of LaTeX
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
This MetaPost package provides macros to typeset text
along a free path with the help of LaTeX, thereby preserving
kerning and allowing for 8-bit input (accented characters).

Version 1.6 released on 2007-02-11:
 * Fixed: a problem with multiple root signs and
 * Added: configuration variables
   These options, especially textpathAutoScale, were
   introduced to help with automatic document generation.
 * Added: Numeric restrictions are now discussed in the
 * Changed: Default value of textpathClip is now 0.
This package is located at 
.  More information is at
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org .  
Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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