New CTAN package: tsemlines

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Tue Jun 28 18:57:47 CEST 2011

On Fri, 24 Jun 2011 Tobias Schlemmer submitted the



Summary description: Support for the ancient \emline macro
License type: pd

Announcement text: 

Sometimes old LaTeX documents generated with TeXcad are hanging around, which 
make use of specials that were introduced in emTeX. Tough some DVI drivers 
supported these specials, recend pdfTeX doesn't.

This package provides a workaround for those users, who don't want to change 
their picture sources and are willing to load TikZ instead.

So far the package does only emulate \emlines. It does not support the emTeX 


This package is located at
.  More information is at
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group .  
Please join a users group; see .

Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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