new ctan package: hardwrap

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Thu Nov 11 13:41:56 CET 2010

quoth the daemon (uncharacteristically, at a time when i'm both awake
and alert...):

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: hardwrap
> Author's name: Will Robertson and Kevin Godby
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/hardwrap
> Summary description: Hard wrap text to a certain character length
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> This package facilitates wrapping text to a specific character width,
> breaking lines by words rather than, as done by TeX, by characters.
> The primary use for these facilities is to aid the generation of messages
> sent to the log file or console output to display messages to the user.
> Package authors may also find this useful when writing out arbitary text
> to an external file.

thanks for the upload; i have installed the new package and made an
entry in the catalogue repository for it.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
> or they may browse the package directory at

the catalogue entry will not appear on the web until some time tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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