CTAN update: clipboard

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Sun Jan 20 00:54:58 CET 2013

the daemon writes:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: clipboard
> Author's name: Eduardo C. Lourenco de Lima
> Package version: 0.2
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/clipboard/
> Summary description: Copy and paste into and across documents
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> The clipboard package provides a basic framework for copying and
> pasting text and commands into and across multiple documents. It
> replaces the copypaste package. 
> 2013/01/18 v0.2
>  Renamed: copypaste->clipboard
>  Commands:
>   \Copy {key} {content}
>   \Paste {key} {content}
>   \newclipboard {basename}
>   \openclipboard {basename}
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Announcement required: Yes
> Additional comments:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> This is a complete replacement for the copypaste package. I cleaned up
> the code but decided to rename the package because I had to rename all
> user commands due to old \yank being confusing to emacs users.

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new package, and added an
entry in the catalogue repository.

in due course, the copypaste package will move from the main ctan tree
(leaving a link, in the first instance); we don't throw out packages
immediately, unless they prove to be a legal embarrassment, or the

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://mirror.ctan.org/help/Catalogue/entries/clipboard.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/clipboard/

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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