CTAN update: mylatexformat

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Wed Aug 11 10:52:52 CEST 2010

the daemon wrote, while i was in the theatre in london:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: mylatexformat
> Author's name: Florent CHERVET
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/mylatexformat
> Summary description: Use mylatexformat.ltx to make a format based on
>    the preamble of any LaTeX file 
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Version 2.9 is an improvement of the previous one, due to 
> many reports of users in the new groups.
> catcode changes have been carefully rethought and 
> simplified.
> % --- ECM ----
> %&"myformat"
> \begin{document}
>    something silly
> \end{document
> % --- /ECM ---
> can now be compiled with the format.
> This was the main objection of some users...
> Example of command lines to make the format (\dump) on 
> Debian are welcome, in order for me to complete the doc one 
> day or another !

thanks for the upload; i have installed the new version and updated the
catalogue repository.

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

the catalogue entry will change (slightly) overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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