CTAN update: Asymptote

CTAN announcements (Jim Hefferon, tug.ctan.org) ctan-ann at dante.de
Thu May 28 14:53:00 CEST 2009

This package has been updated at tug.ctan.org and should soon be at your local

Jim Hefferon
Saint Michael's College


The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: Asymptote
Author's name: Andy Hammerlindl and John Bowman
Location on CTAN: /graphics/asymptote
Summary description: 2D & 3D TeX-Aware Vector Graphics Language
License type: lgpl

Announcement text: 
An error in the surface bounding box routines was fixed.
intersection routines were added. PDF tex engines are now
supported for
3D labels and texpath. The new ConTeXT tex engine can be
used for both 2D
and non-PRC 3D drawings. Projections LeftView, RightView,
BackView, BottomView, and TopView, along with an addViews
function, were
implemented. Portability fixes and various updates to
support TeXLive
builds were made. The dependence on currentprojection in
path3) was removed. The font command for LaTeX tex engines
now requires all
four NFSS (encoding, family, series, shape) arguments.


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