New on CTAN: cooking-units

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Thu Sep 1 20:59:16 CEST 2016

Benedikt Vitecek submitted the



Version number: 1.00
License type: lppl

Summary description: Typeset and convert units for cookery books and

Announcement text:

While writing a cookery book or a recipe one can encounter problems
regarding typesetting amounts and units, for example the spacing
between the amount and the unit, the usage of different fraction
commands, or -- concerning the latter case -- the usage of too many
different units.

This package provides commands to typeset amounts and units consistently
and offers an easy to use key-value-syntaxt to convert one unit into
another (for example 'dag' to 'g'; see the documentation for more


This package is located at

More information is at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Manfred Lotz

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