CTAN package update: Pedigree-perl, version 0.3

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Tue Jul 31 23:50:26 CEST 2007

This package and its companion 'pst-pdgr' have been updated at tug.ctan.org and 
should soon be at the mirror that you like best.

Jim Hefferon
Saint Michael's College


The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: Pedigree-perl, version 0.3
Author's name: Boris Veytsman
Location on CTAN: /graphics/pstricks/contrib/pedigree/pedigree-perl/
Summary description: Generate TeX pedigree charts from CSV files.
License type: gpl

Announcement text: 
This program generates TeX commands to typeset pedigrees - either TeX
fragments of full LaTeX files.  It has support for multilanguage
pedigrees (at the present moment English and Russian languages are

New features in version 0.3:

* Added support for twins, infertility, abortions

* Added support for multiple probands

* Added (limited) support for consanguinic unions

* Automatic scaling and rotation of large charts

* Added support for additional node information on the chart

* INCOMPATIBLE CHANGE:  requires pst-pdgr v0.3 or later.


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