CTAN update: tabu (v2.2)

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Sun Feb 13 01:47:20 CET 2011

and finally, the daemon comes along with:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: tabu (v2.2)
> Author's name: Florent CHERVET
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/tabu
> Summary description: Flexible LaTeX tabulars
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Complete new implementation
>     but some people will say I just changed the logo ;-)
> Some new features (lines, leaders, colors ...)
> Vertical spacing adjustment is very acurate !
> Convergence to target really optimized in the case of
> nested tabu.
> The syntax is now fixed and should not change in the future,
> even if some more developments would be profitable 
> (allowing the X token in the argument of \multicolumn).
> However, there is some "backward incompatibility" with
> former version 2.1 : 
>     - \tabulinestyle 
>     - X columns with negative width coefficient
> If anybody has a proposal for the improvements of leaders
> (and especially the vertical ones) I would be glad to have
> a look at it ;-)

thanks for the upload; i've 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/tabu (v2.2).html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/tabu

The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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