CTAN Update: textpath.mp package v1.51

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Sun Jan 28 20:18:01 CET 2007

On Sun, 28 Jan 2007 at 18:24 +0100, Stephan Hennig submitted a new version 
of the



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

Location on CTAN: /graphics/metapost/contrib/macros/textpath
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
Version 1.51 released on 2007-01-28:
 * Fixed: User variable x was overwritten by macros
         textpath and textpathFont.
 * Fixed: Macro textpathRaw is now less verbose in the
         log file.
 * Some internal macro names changed.
 * Some additions to documentation:
    + New figure 9 illustrates variable textpathStretch.
    + New table 1 lists all fonts supported by option


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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