CTAN update: datatool

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Sun Nov 15 19:49:01 CET 2009

just as i was relaxing before a strenuous afternoon's sleep, the daemon
popped up its head and cried:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: datatool
> Author's name: Nicola Talbot
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/datatool
> Summary description: Tools to load and manipulate data
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> v2.03:
>  * Added facility to clear or delete a database.
>  * Fixed bug in \DTLsavedb that prints duplicate information to file.
>  * \DTLreplaceentryforrow expands the replacement value 
>  * \DTLappendtorow expands the new value 
>  * \DTLnewdbentry : user can choose between expanding or not 
>    expanding value before adding to database.
>  * Renamed \dtl at columnindex to \dtlcolumnindex so that it can be
>    used in the document.
>  * Spaces may now occur after commas (but not before) in the 
>    assignment part of \DTLforeach
>  * Fixed missing backslashes in example in manual (pounds->\pounds)
>  * Fixed type in datapie documentation: non-colour option is
>    "gray" not "monochrome".
>  * Added package "person.sty"

thanks for that; i've installed the new version and updated the
catalogue entry (noting the new package).

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/datatool.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/datatool

as always, the catalogue entry will change overnight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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