New CTAN package: pst-rubans

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Tue Jun 7 21:01:45 CEST 2011

Herbert Voss wrote:

> I uploaded pst-rubans2.tgz to the uk mirror. Please put
> the files into the new directory
> /graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-rubans/
> pst-rubans (v.1.20) is a PSTricks related package for
> drawing three dimensional tapes.
> the authors are Manuel Luque and Herbert Voß. The license
> is as usual LPPL
> pst-rubans is an extension of pst-solides3d which allows to
> draw tapes on a cylinder, torus, sphere, cone and paraboloid.
> The width of the ribbon, the number of turns, the color of
> the outer and the inner surface of the tape can be set. In
> the case of circular and conical helices, one can also choose
> the number of ribbons.

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

Users may view the package's catalogue entry at
or browse the package's directory at

The catalogue entry will first appear some time overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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