CTAN update: algorithm2e

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Tue Dec 15 14:06:58 CET 2009

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Jim Hef{}feron
Saint Michael's College


The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: algorithm2e
Version number: 4.01
Author's name: Christophe Fiorio
Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/algorithm2e
Summary description: Floating algorithm environment with algorithmic keywords 
  (re)definition feature
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
This is a major release which add a lot of new features and a number of fixes.
It is important to note that some commands have been renamed to have consistent 
naming (CamlCase syntax) and old commands are no more available. If you doesn't 
want to change  your mind or use old latex files, you can use oldcommands option to 
enable old  commands syntax back.

Algorithm2e is an environment for writing algorithms. An algorithm is defined as a 
floating object like figures.It provides macros that allow you to create different sorts 
of key words, thus a set of predefined key word is given. You can also change the 
typography of the keywords.The environment allows you to have vertical lines 
delimiting block of instructions.It defines also different sort of algorithms such as 
Procedure or Function allowing name of this functions to be reused in common text 
or other algorithms.

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 .

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